Ok please don't criticize me for doing this, as I am already kicking myself for it, but 2 years ago I purchased dermal filler from myonlinebasics.net, and after watching numerous YouTube video instructional, I stupidly performed the procedure on myself. although they looked great for 9 months, now I have obvious scare tissue within the lips. would you suggest surgery or cortisone injections to shrink the scar tissue? photos shown are before - 3 months after, and now.
DIY Lip Filler FAIL, Removing/reducing the Scar Tissue? (photo)
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Help with lips after injection of dermal filler
Although I am not certain what type of filler you injected into your lips, I would recommend trying cortisone injections first, as this would be simpler and less risky than surgery. If that doesn't work, you could always resort to surgery later. And I would recommend that you have the cortisone injection or surgery performed by a physician and not yourself.
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