Massaging After Juvederm
- Asked by SamanthaJean123 in Greensboro
- 4 years ago
Can massaging 10 days after a Juvederm injection help with the Tyndall effect? Does massaging increase the rate at which the Juvederm dissolves? I had a small scar injected with very very little amount of Juvederm. The doctor said he used about 1/10 of what was in the vile. Is it possible for me to just massage this small amount of Juvederm completely out? I am most concerned with the bluish tint it caused. I would consider getting the Juvederm dissolved but there was such a small amount injected that I think is too risky to do.
Massaging area of Juvederm injection
Massaging of an area injected with Juvederm probably would make the material dissolve faster. A small amount of hyaluronidase to dissolve the Juvederm would take care of your concern. If you do nothing, although the bluish discoloration will resolve with time, it could take months.
Juvederm and Massage, Tyndall Effect
In addition to what other physicians have recommended, you can speak to your injecting physician about using a small needle to make a small prick over the area and then massage out the excess Juvederm that is creating the problem.
Do not try this at home yourself.
I usually discourage patients from massaging their filler injections unless their name is Gumby or Pokey.
Good luck and be well.
Juvederm Tyndall effect can last a very long time.
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