Whiteheads After Juvederm Lip Injections
- Asked by pattig in denville nj
- 4 years ago
I had Juvederm was injected for lip lines 6 - 7 months ago. A few days ago, I noticed whiteheads developing in the same area. is there anything I can do to get rid of them? Why would this happen?
Trauma from the needle
What most likely happened is that a small scar formed over the follicular opening (pore). After the scar formation, the keratin in the follicle became impacted, thus forming a tiny keratinaceous cyst.
This is just bad luck and in no way the result of bad technique. I would return to the physician who performed the injections. Milia can be easily eliminated with the use of an #11 scalpel blade and a comedone extractor or gentle forceps.
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