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Author Topic: Another Benefit of Aging: Plump Cheeks :)  (Read 10280 times)

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Offline OneTampa

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Another Benefit of Aging: Plump Cheeks :)
« on: October 12, 2017, 10:26:31 pm »
After experiencing facial wasting for years and getting injections such as Radiesse and Sculptra, I find after nearly 4 years since my last injection, my face is still filled out and plump where I guess aging has taken over the job as Plumper.

Given my natural facial features were slim and contoured with high cheekbones and I was always thin framed, I welcome the change and now reduced appearance anxiety.

Becoming a Freshman Senior continues to display its advantages.

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Offline mansbear

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Re: Another Benefit of Aging: Plump Cheeks :)
« Reply #1 on: November 12, 2017, 07:42:14 pm »
Hello OT!  Glad to hear about your satisfaction with your plump cheeks.  I know how the facial wasting makes you feel about yourself.  I have not had the good fortune to experience the same thing as you. 

 I have been on meds for 28 years, and I have experienced loss of my cheeks.  As you can imagine, I have been so self conscious about it that I grew a beard just to cover it up.

Do you mind sharing your experience with the facial fillers with me?  Cost, what kind, affects, recuperation time.  I would really like to take the step, but the only thing I know about it is what I read online.  Anything helpful you can add.

Thanks in advance, and I hope things are going well for you!

Offline dasddas

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Re: Another Benefit of Aging: Plump Cheeks :)
« Reply #2 on: November 13, 2017, 08:07:31 am »
Is this still a problem with modern HIV Treatment for people who are starting out ?
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Offline Wade

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Re: Another Benefit of Aging: Plump Cheeks :)
« Reply #3 on: November 13, 2017, 08:23:29 am »
No it is not, it was caused by the early meds that were very harsh and those are rarely used anymore.

And since I'm here my face has filled back in also  :)

I had severe facial wasting back in 2000 and numerous rounds of facial fillers.
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