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In the Media: Courtney Cox Dissolving Facial Fillers

10 Jul 2017

In the Media: Courtney Cox

Hear Dr Murray from Absolute Cosmetic Medicine discuss the latest media attention revolving around Courtney Cox and her quest to be natural after choosing to dissolve all the fillers in her face.

In the latest media news, celebrity Courtney Cox from ‘Friends’ fame has revealed she is natural again after choosing to have all her fillers dissolved. The actress told New Beauty magazine last year she was unhappy about how she looked after getting the injections last year.


Courteney Cox, 53, has done away with facial fillers. On the left she is pictured filler-free in March and on the right she is seen in 2015 when she is believed to have used fillers. Image Source: Daily Mail


‘I’ve had all my fillers dissolved,’ she said. ‘I feel better because I look like myself.’

She continued: ‘I think that I now look more like the person that I was (before adjustments). I hope I do.

‘Things are going to change. Everything’s going to drop. I was trying to make it not drop, but that made me look fake.’

She says it was a gradual foray into facial injection and a little bit would turn into a lot.

‘The next thing you know, you’re layered and layered,’ she said. ‘You have no idea because it’s gradual until you go, ‘Oh, s—, this doesn’t look right,’ she confessed.

You need movement in your face, especially if you have thin skin like I do,’ she says she realized. ‘Those aren’t wrinkles—they’re smile lines. I’ve had to learn to embrace movement and realize that fillers are not my friend.’

Hear what Dr Murray has to say:

Hi, it’s Dr Murray back again.

We have been talking about what’s in the media lately. Recently Courtney Cox has spoken about how she has dissolved all the fillers in her face.

That’s fair enough, although you really do need to make these decisions and be informed and make the correct decision for the correct reason. I often see people, especially in the media or celebrities, that have been over filled or had a poor job done, usually because they are a secret ambassador for a brand or something like that. And you do think to yourself “what’s gone on?” and I think sometimes what the problem is that they are under so much pressure to look wonderful and they push it too far.

Michael Jackson is a very good example of this and possibly his doctor kept taking his fee off him and doing whatever he asked. More likely though these people “doctor shop”. They go to different doctors and get then to do more and more and more without them realising their history and their psychiatric or psychological history and realise that they’ve got a problem.

Back to Courtney, I think basically it is unwise to dissolve all your fillers. I think you should just back off, let them settle down and slowly and subtly improve the hollowness or the problems in your face that you want to improve. Going to the extremes of dissolving everything is not good for your face.

If you are considering this come and discuss it with us and we will go through it with you. If you have been to a clinic who has over filled you or done a poor job, come and tell us also and we can give you some good advice. And if you think that we have over filled you or done a poor job, please let us know. We are always here to help.

Be careful about dissolving all the fillers out of your face too quickly as it can cause sagginess and damage.

For any other advice or questions please do not hesitate to contact Absolute Cosmetic Medicine on (08) 9389 9099 or visit our Dermal Fillers page for more info.

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