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I have an appointment for Restylane (dermal fillers) lip injections. What is downside?

I have an appointment for Restylane (dermal fillers) lip injections. What is downside?

Restylane (dermal fillers): Pain, asymmetry, infection, cost. Usually not a whole lot of downside to worry about. ...Read more

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Mouth (mouth) " n. Pl. Mouths 1. A. The body opening through which an animal takes in food. B. The cavity lying at the upper end of the alimentary canal, bounded on the outside by the lips and inside by the oropharynx and containing in higher vertebrates the tongue, gums, and teeth. C. This cavity regarded as the source of sounds and speech. D. The opening to any cavity or canal ...Read more


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I have an appointment for Restylane (dermal fillers) lip injections next month. What can I expect from the procedure?

I have an appointment for Restylane (dermal fillers) lip injections next month. What can I expect from the procedure?

Swelling then sexy: Expect swelling for 1 to 2 days. You may also have some bruising. Once this settles, you will have fuller, sexy-looking lips. If, for some reason, you don't like the final result, Restylane (dermal fillers) can actually be reversed/dissolved. So there is no great risk and you will probably love the result. ...Read more

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How much is a typical visit to an ENT for a facial fracture? We have no insurance and I am very concerned about the cost.

How much is a typical visit to an ENT for a facial fracture? We have no insurance and I am very concerned about the cost.

Varies...$100-$200?: Try and be seen at a teaching institution, as they usually have systems in place which will help negotiate the best possible price, and payment system. The fees may vary widely, but it is important to be seen soon. If you have a facial fracture, and it requires repair, the best time for intervention is less than 7 to 10 days. After that, the risk of problems goes up a lot! ...Read more

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Is an artefill treatment lengthy and invasive? I have wrinkles on my face but do not want to undergo a long, invasive procedure. With my busy work schedule, can I fit in an artefill treatment? .

Is an artefill treatment lengthy and invasive? I have wrinkles on my face but do not want to undergo a long, invasive procedure. With my busy work schedule, can I fit in an artefill treatment?

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Artefill : Artefill can be used to fill in areas and wrinkles but there are some ares on the face, like near the eyes and lips that cannot be injected with artefill. It is just an injection process though, no surgery and essentially little to no down time. ...Read more

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Is there an otc cream/treatment that could help a very minor keloid on an ear piercing? Or is my only option to get steroid shots?

Is there an otc cream/treatment that could help a very minor keloid on an ear piercing? Or is my only option to get steroid shots?

Small ear keloid: A small keloid can be very effectively reduced with a dilute injection of appropriate steroid. It would be a first choice, unless a prior injection was unsuccessful. Often, the cause of these keloids can be the metal punch used to create the ear hole, The hole could be ragged, trap skin cells, or scar from poor care. It occurs in all skin types, but creams are not effective. ...Read more

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Is there any kind of cosmetic procedure or plastic surgery i can get for my teeth to show a little bit while my jaw is at rest?

Is there any kind of cosmetic procedure or plastic surgery i can get for my teeth to show a little bit while my jaw is at rest?

Yes: Go see an oral ; maxillofacial surgeon in your area that is experienced with orthognathic surgery (jaw corrective surgery). Should your problem be caused by a soft tissue problem (unlikely) such as a long lip, then a plastic surgeon would be a better choice. ...Read more

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How do I choose the right dermal filler for a neck band treatment? Lately, I have noticed that my neck bands are becoming more visible. I would like to save neck lift surgery for later. What is the best dermal filler commonly available in drugstores that

How do I choose the right dermal filler for a neck band treatment? Lately, I have noticed that my neck bands are becoming more visible. I would like to save neck lift surgery for later. What is the best dermal filler commonly available in drugstores that

Botox: Dermal fillers won't work for neck bands. Dermal fillers are injections performed by licensed medical professionals, they are not available in drugstores. Botox can help with neck bands, but you need quite a bit. Surgery is the most definitive treatment. http://www.dassmd.com/neck-lift-beverly-hills.html. ...Read more

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Best dermal filler for lips? Would it be weird for 18 y/o male to get lip injections?

Best dermal filler for lips? Would it be weird for 18 y/o male to get lip injections?

Whoa: Please forgive my frankness. Especially at your age, the key to a man looking good is intensive and joyful exercising, not plastic surgery except to correct a real birth defect. With your history, please consider whether you might have body dysmorphic disorder, and any plastic procedure will leave you dissatisfied. ...Read more

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Can fraxel laser be done without numbing cream? I need other options because i had a bad reaction to the cream. And this procedure is for my back.

Can fraxel laser be done without numbing cream? I need other options because i had a bad reaction to the cream.  And this procedure is for my back.

Fraxel : It can be done without numbing cream. Using a cold roller in between shots is helpful. I would be careful with any light based therapy while you are on Minocycline and in any areas you are using retin a (tretinoin) however. ...Read more

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Is juvederm a good filler for lips? It seems like most dermal fillers are not supposed to be used in lips. I'm looking for a safe way to plump up my really thin lips. Is juvederm a good choice? .

Is juvederm a good filler for lips? It seems like most dermal fillers are not supposed to be used in lips. I'm looking for a safe way to plump up my really thin lips. Is juvederm a good choice?

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Belotero/Juvederm : Yes, juvederm or belotero can both be used for lip lines and augmentation of the lips. Vivite lip plumper is also a useful adjunct for non-surgical lip plumping. Talk to your plastic surgeon to discuss the best treatment option for you. ...Read more

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Is a sculptra procedure painful? I have quite a low tolerance for pain and wanted to know how much this type of treatment hurts. I want to plump up my sunken face. Do they provide you with any type of anesthesia before having sculptra done, to help ease t

Is a sculptra procedure painful? I have quite a low tolerance for pain and wanted to know how much this type of treatment hurts. I want to plump up my sunken face. Do they provide you with any type of anesthesia before having sculptra done, to help ease t

Painless Sculptra: Sculptra can be injected almost painlessly. Ask your doctor to give you a numbing cream to put on the face in advance and ask her/him to use depot technique. That is the least painful technique.Also ask for using an ice pack on the face for 5minutes immediately before the injections. ...Read more

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