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4 Doctor Answers | Asked by iceandal in philippines
General side effects of these fillers is some swelling. If you are getting extreme swelling then this should be investigated some more. In general, restylane and juvederm are both created in the laboratory using bacterial cultures. Hylaform was derived from chickens and so if you have a chicken allergy then you shuld avoid this product. So, yes, you can combine different hyaluronic acid products to get the desired effect for most people.
There have been cases of angioedema after injections with dermal fillers. This is an abnormal swelling, not just the usual minor swelling one gets after HA dermal fillers. The cause is usually unknow, but frequently it's related to someone taking an ACE inhibitor antihypertensive (usually the medication name ends in -ace). It doesn't always happen to a person who has had it before and it only very rarely will occur in someone taking ACE inhibitors. It can also run in families. There...
Restylane (and other hyaluronic acid fillers) work in 2 ways: They fill the area with the actual volume that is injected. They absorb fluid to create even more fullness. If you have severe swelling after Restylane injections, it is remotely possible that you have a true allergy to the Restylane. More likely is that the Restylane is absorbing fluid and giving you more fullness in addition to the actual volume that was injected. You will be more susceptible to this under the eyes where...
Swelling is a common occurrence after any injection. The amount of swelling is variable but is generally minimal and lasts only a couple of days. Multiple different fillers can be combined for certain purposes. The effect though, would be the same if you use one filler or multiple fillers. If you do experience 'severe' swelling after a Restylane injection, this may indicate an allergic reaction to the Restylane and likely to all hyaluronic acid compounds. It would be very important to...