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Swelling and occasional bruising to a varying degree is expected. Most of the swelling is resolved within 3 weeks . Here are some tips to make it go away faster - Minimizing Lip Swelling after Lip Augmentation - sounds like you are doing much of the below recommendations Continued head elevation - sleep in recliner chair for up to the first week Icing - not directly on skin, 20 min on then 20 min off if comfortable for the first 3 days Low Salt diet No heavy lifting, bending...
Swelling is typically for a few days, and generally no longer than 2 weeks. If swelling is considerable after one week, contact your injector, If swelling persists longer than two weeks, than a blood clot or hematoma may have formed.
Swelling after Juvederm injections should resolve by 10-14 days. Any appearance of swelling at 2 weeks is probably Juvederm itself. Persistent swelling (lasting longer than 2 weeks) associated with a lump may represent a blood clot or hematoma which can take several weeks to resolve. Hope this helps.