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Can the Result of Juvederm Be Reversed?

Can Juverderm Be Reverse if Not Done Properly,or the Result Looking Abnormal,especially when Done to the Eyes

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Juvederm can be reversed with Hylauronidase

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Yes, one of the advantages of injecting a filler like Restylane or Juvederm is the ability to reverse its effects with a product called hyaluronidase. Hyaluronidase is an enzyme that assists your body in breaking down substances injected into the body.  It usually takes approximately 3 days to see the full effect.  I strongly advised finding a board certified plastic surgeon, facial plastic surgeon, or dermatologist with experience to administer this treatment. Good Luck!


Pittsburgh Facial Plastic Surgeon
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Can Juvederm be reveresed?

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Yes it can, hylauronidase injections can be done to dissolve the hyaluronic acid. (Juvederm) in areas treated as well as around the eye area.

Barbara Bopp, MD
New Orleans Dermatologic Surgeon

Eye Puffiness

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Hyaluronic acid fillers (Restylane, Juvederm, etc) can cause swelling in the lower lids that potentially last a long time.  This type of filler material absorbs water and if injected diffusely in the lower lid tissues, it will look abnormal.  If it becomes a prolonged problem, the filler can be dissolved with an injection of an enzyme that will make it go away in as little as a few hours.  This treatment can be repeated in about a week if the initial result isn't satisfactory.

Lee Robinson, MD - RETIRED
Portland Facial Plastic Surgeon
3.5 out of 5 stars 2 reviews

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Juvederm can be reversed with Hyaluronidase

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Yes, Juvederm can be reversed with injectable diluted hyaluronidase.  Cosmetic improvement should take 4-7 days.  If not satisfactory by one week, hyaluronidase may be repeated.

Good luck.

Robert Strimling, MD
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Reversal of Juvederm

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Juvederm can be "dissolved" with an enzyme called hyaluronidase.  Injecting this takes as much or more skill than placing the juvederm, so be sure you have someone skilled do it for you. 

Matheson A. Harris, MD
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Can the Result of Juvederm Be Reversed?

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It's, of course always best to find an MD that's experienced injecting Juvederm and understands the proper aesthetics of facial beauty as it applies to facial shaping and contouring.  If, the Juvederm is lumpy, bumpy or has some other issue, hyaluronidase can be injected to dissolve the Juvederm.

Francis R. Palmer, III, MD
Beverly Hills Facial Plastic Surgeon
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Correcting Juvederm

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Juvederm, which is one type of hyaluronic acid filler, can be reversed with hyaluronidase (Vitrase) injections which essentially dissolve the hyaluronic acid. I am sorry you are not happy with your results.  I do not think Juvederm is the best filler to use for eye rejuvenation as it often causes discoloration and swelling, even when injected properly. That being said, it is important your injector is a board-certified physician experienced in injectable fillers and eyelid rejuvenation. 

Channing R. Barnett, MD
New York Dermatologist
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Juvederm can be reversed

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Yes, Juvederm can be reversed.If you treat under the eyes again, you might want to try Restylane. 

Jo Herzog, MD
Birmingham Dermatologist
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Reversing Juvederm

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Because Juvederm is a hyaluronic acid filler it is easily removed with a few small injections of hyaluronidase. I don't like Juvederm to the eye area - Restylane is a much better product to use in that area because of the Tyndall effect that occurs from Juvederm so often there - a whitish, translucent effect of the filler showing through the skin. If this is what you're experiencing, or even if it's something else, Juvederm is easily reversed with hyaluronidase.

F. Victor Rueckl, MD
Las Vegas Dermatologist
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Yes Juvederm can be reversed

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Yes, Juvederm can be reversed with Hyaluronidase injections which dissolve the Hyaluronic acid.  Best to have Juvederm done properly and well by a great experienced practioner and then you don't need to worry too much about reversing it!

Rebecca Baxt, MD
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