Uneven Results/swelling After Restylane Lip Injection.
I had my first restylane injections ten days ago...
- 5 Nov 2009
I had my first restylane injections ten days ago in my upper lip only. I'm happy with the size of my bottom lip and just wanted to fill in my very thin upper lip to match. I wanted it to look very subtle and tasteful. My doctor and I were conservative (less than half a syringe) and after the swelling went down I was pleased with the results. Only my sister and I could tell I'd had it done and it looked great.
But after a week I noticed that it was uneven and the fullness had diminished so I went back for a touch up today. I was treated by a different doctor today and before I knew it he started injecting the right side of my bottom lip, which I DID NOT WANT TOUCHED! When I reacted he was rude to me and told me that I had to have the bottom done or it would be uneven - even though I had a 1 to 3 ratio already.
Immediately afterwards my lips were swollen but I figured it would go down and not be a problem. But now nine hours later my bottom lip is sooo swollen and totally uneven. It feels like a have a marble on the right hand side (whereas on the left it feels the size of a pea). I've been icing it and just took a benedryl. My upper lip looks great but my bottom lip is way too big. I did not swell like this (lumpy and uneven) the first time.Help! My bottom lip is so unevenly swollen! The right side is almost twice the size of the left 9 hours after the injection. It did not look like this after the procedure but gradually grew. Is this only from swelling? Should I consider getting hyaluronidase? I would like this resolved within a few days as I'm taking a high profile vacation next week.
He didn't even let me explain what i wanted before he came at me with the needle. When I pulled away he said and i quote "let me do my thing".