How much filler is too much for one treatment session.

Hello ,I went to get a liquid facelift and a well known dr in st pete , I did a test drive with JUV reg , liking the effects , I waited , and then had Voluma 2 syringe, then 3 of juv xl , botox , it looked good for three months and then I was totally uneven, went back and split the juc 50/50 with dr and had her fix the top of cheeks , that was oct, now its dec an I am still not even , I dropped 5g on on this was told it the liquid face lift would last 2 years , now I called her as I am still uneven and she is mad.. I did not inject myself.. I mean I could have had a facelift for 5k.. any help would be wonderful i am 58 and lost weight in my face of course.. I do like to look if done correctly, can you recommend in the saint petersburg or tampa area

LIMIT SYRINGES OR VIALS DONE IN ONE SESSION TO 1-3 TOTAL unless you know the doctor/nurse well and have a high level of trust.

Here’s why it’s always a good idea to work slowly.   When a doctor or nurse is injecting filler, there is an artistic element to it.   And……when facial skin/tissue is being injected it starts to swell and get puffy which makes it hard to accurately place the filler unless the injector is very skilled.   Also, we all have facial asymmetries that excellent doctors/nurses will compensate for as they inject.

Bottom line:    If you limit each treatment session (unless you’ve worked with the doctor for years) to 2-3 syringes or vials, the quality and accuracy of the placement will be much better.

On this one, you’ll need to negotiate this with your doctor.   Try a respectful, but persistent approach focusing on what you were told versus what happened.  You may need to put it in a letter but avoid threats and keep the tone factual.

Hope this helps,   Dr. I

Dr. Brandith Irwin, MD

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