I have had nasty side effects with Perlane, is there any procedure I can do to help?

I had Perlane injections and it got infected. The Dr. had to lance it to get the infection out and I have been taking antibiotics. When the swelling went down the side of my face was sunken. What can I do to help fix this?

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Replied on 3/16/2010

By: Celibre Medical Corporation  |  Laser Dermatology & Injections
Orange, CA

We would suggest getting a second opinion from a board certified facial plastic surgeon or a board certified dermatologist. With your situation, you need a second opinion. It's too hard to tell from your description what's going on, so we hesitate to make any recommendations.

Replied on 3/16/2010

By: Rejuve  |  John Tang, M.D.
Saratoga, CA

Depending on how deep it is, you can do laser resurfacing or you might have to do another filler or both.

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