Location: San Diego, CA
Member since 4/17/2010


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Questions from SallyAnne

Tiny Bumps From Restylane Under Eyes

I had restylane under my eyes and along the upper part of my cheek near the cheek bone, today, 7 hours ago. I have a bruise, and some swelling, that's not my concern.... READ MORE

Upper Eyelid Swelling 4 Months After Restylane in Tear Troughs

Had restylane in my tear trough and cheeks Nov. 16, 2010 w/ bruising & swelling under my eyes post procedure. Early Jan, 2011, I woke up to swollen upper eyelids &... READ MORE

Lips Swollen After Restylane

I had restylane injected in my upper lip yesterday. Directly after, I looked great, ran errands, even bought lipstick! But this morning (it's been about 15 hours post... READ MORE

Will Restylane in Lips Last Longer the More Treatments You Get?

I've been been getting Restylane in my lips for almost 2 years now w/touch-ups (1/2-1/4 a syringe) about every 3 months. I'm so consistent that I've never seen much... READ MORE

Restylane in Cheeks. Changed Face Shape.

I had restylane under my eyes and in my cheeks 7 months ago. The eyes had problems, but now look great. However, I've never liked how my face shape looks. It's fuller,... READ MORE

Big Mistake: Restylane in Lips from Different Doc: Uneven Smile, Strange Lumps

Needed a touch-up on my lips. Away from home, went to different doc. She used less than 1/2 a syringe, mostly in top lip & a spot on my bottom lip on one side. She said the... READ MORE

Juvederm Bruises, Swelling, Slightly Uneven, Options?

It's been 24 hours post Juverderm in my lips & I'm a little worried. Never had Juvie, always Resty so I'm not sure what's normal. When I left the office, I... READ MORE

Is It Possible to Titrate Hyaluronidase for Lips? Two Weeks Post.

Lips touched up 2 weeks ago w/ minimal amt. & on only 1 side to even out lips after last procedure 7 months ago. It was immediately uneven (though no bruising & no... READ MORE

Major lip swelling after Restylane Silk

Had restylane silk in the border of both lips yesterday (less than half a vial). Was a bit swollen small bruise, after. Got home in an hour, took pictures, looked OK, at one... READ MORE

Eyelid swelling, hooded eyes after Botox, will this get worse?

I'm very conservative with how much Botox I use in my frontalis -- I went in about a month early on Friday (it's now Sunday) with some movement and got a bit in my forhead and... READ MORE

Discussions started by SallyAnne

Confessions of a Lip-a-holic! Worth it in the long run?

Wondering if any of you out there get sick of doing the juvederm/restylane lip dance every 3-6 months? Though I go for the less is more approach, and get small touch ups every... READ MORE

Serious swelling from Restylane Silk in lips -- Reassure ME!

Hey you guys. So I had a tiny bit of Resty silk in my lips today (only on the borders at the lip lines, none in the fat of my lip). It looked a little bruised and only... READ MORE

Recent comments from SallyAnne

Two month follow up. You know what? It's not worth it. For me, anyway. Here's what happened -- lips swelled so damn much I panicked, way more than with regular resty and never with juvederm or Belotero. Something about this stuff wells... READ COMMENT

72 hours post: And... we're all nearly good. Save for the bruise that's still there and the morning poof (which is probably normal), it has settled down to pretty normal. Even the hardness is gone and my lips feel normal around the... READ COMMENT

Update for anyone reading my dumb healing/dealing journal. It's nearing 72 hours post and the bottom lip is totally resolved. Looks completely normal and barely any change. THAT is a relief. The top lip is still kind of problematic. It... READ COMMENT

OK nearly 48 hours post and now the main issue is the top lip. Yesterday it was the fat bottom lip. Now it's the edema on the top lip and above the lip line where it kind of makes that duck bill and shadow that's so ugly. The size of... READ COMMENT

I'm just gonna keep a journal here so anyone going through this journey of healing can perhaps comment or just read and relate and be reassured. It's 7 AM, second day about 41 hours post. My lips look a little better today! Just a... READ COMMENT