How Much Swelling Should I Expect After Collagen Injection?
- Asked by robriot in scotland
- 3 years ago
ive just today had my left cheek injected with collagen because of a depressed scar.but now my cheek looks more puffed out than my right (swollen and hard) will this fade and take the natural look of my other cheek? thank you
Swelling after collagen injections
Collagen injections are rare today. Was it bovine (from cow hide) or was it human collagen? Bovine collagen can cause allergic reactions in 1 - 3 % of the population. It is very rare with the use of human collagen. Swelling can occur for a number of reasons. You should see your injector to be evaluated and reassured.
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