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Alexander Rivkin, MD
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Business Name: Westside Aesthetics
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los angeles, CA 90024
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San Antonio, TX
Fillers or Blepharoplasty?
I had my upper lids done at the end of April, I don't like the way my lower lids look I have deep hollows, and dark circles I have considered having surgery on my lower lids, but I went to another PS in TX and she suggested I get Radiesse instead of surgery. Which would be best for me I am 43.


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los angeles, CA
United States
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  September 21, 2009 5:36 PM

radiesse is a good filler for the cheeks, but i would strongly caution against using it under the eyes. restylane or juvederm both work really well under the eyes and last for a year and a half to two years.
and they are reversible with enzyme, so if you have any bumps, they can be dissolved away. there is no way to dissolve radiesse bumps.
if you'd like me to take a look, feel free to send me your pictures and i can let you know what would be best for your particular situation. email is arivkin@westsideaesthetics.com



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