A Juvederm mistake???

I had Juvaderm in my Glabellar Furrows and it looks as if nothing was put in especially on the right side. I also look like my right eye is swollen and I can feel some of the Juvaderm close to the corner of my eye which I assume is causing my eye to look swollen. I paid a $1000 dollars for 2 syringes and the fine lines around my lips do look better, I certaily don't feel I got a $1000 worth of improvement especially the way my Glabellar Furrows still look. I was told by the nurse at the plastic surgeons office that it would take care of this. The nurse is the one who did the procedure. Please help? Thanks

You bring up two good issues.  Was a good job done?  And, was the value for the money there?  Let’s face it……..this stuff is expensive and the responsiblity is with the doctor to make sure that most patients think they got good value for that $1,000 or whatever was spent.  These are discretionary dollars.   Remember though, even great doctors can’t please everyone all the time.  Sometimes there just isn’t a good fit.

So about your situation, I really think you should go back to the office (sounds like they offered to help when you called) and let them try to fix it so that you are really happy.  It’s easy to remove it with a little hyaluronidase (enzyme that dissolves Juvederm/Restylane) and then hopefully they will comp you a little to fix the area you were hoping to have fixed the first time.  Sometimes it takes a couple of visits for your doctor/nurse to map your face and really understand what you want.   See my artice on Juvederm mistakes and how to fix them.  Dr. I

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