I had a restylane sub q injections in my tear trough. Things seemed to be going ok so far but today i woke up with painful swelling on one side of my face. I am panicking as i liked the look of the filler and suddenly something has gone very wrong. Please advise.
Painful Swelling a Month After Restylane Injection?
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Restylane and pain
It's not common for you to experince a sudden onset of pain post-Restylane treatment, especially a month out. I would follow up with your provider first and also consider other reasons you could be experiencing this pain.
Swelling after one month of restylane
Having pain related to an injection of filler material one month after the procedure is highly unusual. It is best to be evaluated in person. Good luck.
Pain after filler injection
filler placed near the eye is a safe procedure. late-onset pain (>1 month) after the placement of the filler injection may not be related to the filler. however, given the sensitivity of the area I would highly recommend a visit to your ophthalmologist and make sure its nothing problematic
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Pain form injections one month ago
Considering the length of time form your injections, it probably has nothing to do with them. However, you need to call your injecting physician and see him or her as soon as possible.
I would recommend having the Restylane SubQ removed with enzyme.
Restylane sub q is not approved for use in the USA because of the risk of granuloma formation. I advise you to be assessed by your injecting physician to determine what is going on.
Restylane Tear Trough Injection Pain Warrants Physician Visit
A Restylane injection in the tear trough that has been uneventful for one month and now produces pain must be evaluated by your cosmetic surgeon. This may be completely unrelated to the injection and a full history and examination must take place.
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