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3 weeks post op Restalyne, I have darker circles, bump, and bruises. Is this normal? What should I do?

I had restalyne done 3 weeks ago then it was bumpy so had to go back in a week and now my eyes look darker than before and left side got bruised. What should I do? Add more or get the enzyme to disolve? I heard it can look worse. By the way I have make up on

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Lumps and Bumps Post Filler

I suggest having the filler removed with hyaluronidase and starting fresh afterwards.  Restylane may not be the filler of choice for you, or you may consider going to a different injecting physician.  Best, Dr. Emer.

Los Angeles Dermatologic Surgeon
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Restylane and bruising

Restylane is a great filler for tear troughs and other areas of the face.  However, if they are still bruised and lumpy I would return to your treating dermatologist.  If it doesn't resolve over the next days I would suggest you ask your physician about Vitrase. 

Michele S. Green, MD
New York Dermatologist
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