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Upper Lip with Juvederm, I Look Ridiculous! - Canada

I have a full lower lip with very thin upper lip....

I have a full lower lip with very thin upper lip. I told the doctor I wanted my upper lip fuller, but I do not want big lips. The doctor used 1cc of Juvederm in just my upper lip. I looked deformed and like a duck from the start. It's been over a week now and the swelling has completely gone, but it still looks bumpy and unnatural. I am going back to the doctor today to get this fixed (AS IN GONE OUT OF MY LIPS). I look like Stiffler's mom off of American Pie with these ridiculous lips! I would never get this done again. Juvederm seems to have better results for people who already have fuller lips. If you have thin lips, think twice before doing this!


My lips look good now, I have the result I was originally after. My top lip is still fuller, but not duck like or swollen looking. I just wish I would have gone to the plastic surgeon in the first place because I know he would have done this correctly the first time and I wouldn't have to go through all this just for the subtle change I wanted. Although I am happy with the results now, I still would never go through this again and have Juvederm again. My first experience ruined that for me!
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That's totally understandable - how could you not be wary of trying it again?!! I am very glad to hear that things look ok to you at this point though. :)

I just talked to the plastic surgeons office and they said they don't use the injections that dissolve, I will just have to wait for this to runs it's course and hopefully the other doctor squeezing it will help it break down faster, but my top lip is now 2-3 times the size it was before he squeezed.
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The doctor himself was great. He answered any questions, fit me into his office hours after calling, but the actual job he did was horrible! If you are thinking of having this done go to a plastic surgeon, do not trust general practitioners!

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