Restylane injection under eyes. How long for bruising and bags to clear up? 12/17/2013--1/3/2014
Doctor Answers (5)
1. Bruising from restylane in the lower eyelid region usually persists for about 10 days.
2. Bags are supposed to be treated with restylane or at least masked. This may be the result of excess restylane injection, I would suggest to re-consult with your injector.
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Dr. Tony Perkins.
Restylane injection under eyes. How long for bruising and bags to clear up?
I advise my patients to wait a full two weeks for the product to completely settle and bruising eliminate before seeing their final result, I suggest you follow up with your provider if the bags or bruising have still not healed
Under eye injections should be done with blunt cannulas and expert injector
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There is also a condition called hemosidering staining which results from bruising that can look like a long term bruise. If you have this type of hyperpigmentation, it can also last quite some time.