Are there any risks when injecting another cc of Aquamid? My first treatment was a year ago and I developed several granulomas on my upper lip where it was applied. They only hurt when I bite or press my lips harder and they are not visible
Second Aquamid Injection to Lips
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Aquamid Injection into lips
Hello and thank you for the question.
Aquamid injection into the lips may be associated with the development of granulomas. A secondary treatment with Aquamid would thus predispose you to develop more granulomas. While your current granulomas are not visible, you may experience lip distortion with the developement of more granulomas. I recommend discussing these issues with your clinician so that you may make a more informed decision prior to having your lips re-injected with Aquamid.
Glenn Vallecillos, M.D., F.A.C.S.
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