Massaging Hyaluronic Acid Filler - Is It Worth It?

Why Do Some Say Massaging a HA Filler Does Nothing?

Doctor Answers (2)

You may massage the area injected with a hyaluronic acid filler if you see a nodule or bump.

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In my view, there is no need to massage an area injected with hyaluronic acid unless you see or feel a nodule. The filler is somewhat malleable for a few weeks after you're injected. So if you're inadvertently overcorrected and see a nodule, massage may help to smooth the area.

Regards from NJ:


West Orange Facial Plastic Surgeon
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Massaging filler

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I massage fillers after plaecment in specific areas to smooth it out.   Still it may not be completely flat and may be maskedby some swelling after injection. I will recommend massaging of fillers if a patient feels lumps after treatment a few days after treatment.

Steven Wallach, MD
Manhattan Plastic Surgeon
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