Would Juvederm loose its effect in subsequent injections?
- Asked by Alex in HK in Point Cook, 07
- 2 years ago
The last two hyaluronic acid injections to my lips started to disappear at the end of 1st month.. It already looks like baseline. I always check the label of the product used fto make sure its from the riight company. Why is this happening? My doctor keeps the injector for a month but when I asked 2 days ago if he can top up due to what is happening, he said it has been a week longer than a month therefore he can not? Does a week make a difference? Thanks in advance for your advice... Alex
Topping off Juvederm
Alex, are you saying that the doctor uses part of syringe and then throws rest away? I do use occasionally have a bit left over and will save for a few weeks. However, If I have a patient that will not need a full syringe(like lips only) , I will open a smaller syringe and charge them only for that. Then, If they need more I can open another small unit and not worry about waste or storage. If you were not happy with Juvederm you might give Restylane a try. That product comes in smaller packages if that is what you need. Also, some doctors divide their own syringes and you pay for only what you needed.
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