I am thinking about using a filler near my cheeks before the holidays. How long should I expect swelling to last before I am pic

Scott W. Mosser, MD

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San Francisco Plastic Surgeon

When done by a professional experienced with injectables, results can often be seen almost immediately after treatment. When done correctly there is very little bruising or swelling immediately.

Over the course of the next 3-5 days you may then see some minor swelling, but after the 5th day that should be resolved almost entirely. As always, consult a Board Certified Plastic Surgeon before making any decisions regarding treatments, to discuss the best options unique to your situation.