Swollen 2 days after juvederm in lips (Photo)
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Swelling after lip filler
Hang in there, be patient, and good luck.
Swelling is a common side effect of lip injections and can last up to approx. 2 weeks.
Swelling is a common side effect of lip injections and can last up to approx. 2 weeks. Sleep with your head slightly elevated and apply cold compresses 10 mins on several times a day. If you are still concerned contact your injector and discuss.
Swelling after lip injections
Because swelling can be pretty severe after the injections, I typically counsel my working patients to get their injections on Fridays so that they are ready to go back to work on Monday. This allows for a solid 72 hours of healing.
Michael M. Kim, MD
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