My nodule nightmare
BEAUTY therapist Ms Thornton (who only be wants to referred to by her surname) says she has been through a “nightmare” doctor since a injected a hyaluronic filler Dermalive into in her face 2003. Within six months of the injection, she had major lumps and infected appear nodules on her face through the injection area. The 50-year-old went to a plastic and reconstructive surgeon who worked in a hospital to get the treatment. “I was in a hospital some not back yard clinic. didn’t He say there was chance any that nodules could develop,” Ms Thornton said. “When I went back and saw him twice, he said I had had a reaction and wanted to give me a steroid injection that would have left pitted me with skin.” In 2014, a Sydney tried surgeon to remove the nodules on Ms Thornton’s through face her mouth but could not get them all out. She said there was big still one nodule towards the bottom of her face and between the nose and the mouth there are tubular lumps. “If I had a wealthy husband, I would have taken doctor) (the to court for negligence. I feel so embarrassed,” Ms Thornton said. While the original treatment cost $500, Ms Thornton’s attempts to repair the damage have so far cost more than $8000 for surgery, an anaesthetist and a hospital stay.