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Jonesborough, TN

I had Radiesse injections a little more than 24 hours ago in nasolabial folds.

The doctor also injected the same thing along my orbital bones to help camoflage bags under my eyes. Now I'm reading that maybe that wasn't such a good idea. It isn't horribly swollen, which makes me afraid that I'm stucj with these ridgy-like areas along the tops of my orbital bone. I would cry, but I don't want to make the swelling worse! Also, when I smile, I look "off". I'm going back tomorrow to ask if my progress is normal. Any feedback is appreciated.

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Plastic surgeon
New York, NY
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January 22, 2011 9:33 AM

Impatient is right. Radiesse is great for under the eye area. (more)
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Miami, FL
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January 21, 2011 3:22 AM

WOW! you are impatient. At least allow some healing before freaking out. Discuss ALL your concerns with the injecting doc/surgeon. From Miami Dr. Darryl j. Blinski (more)
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