What can I do to get rid of the bulge under my eye and will the Juvederm ever dissolve on its own? (photo)

I had a tear through juviderm injection 7 months ago and now there is a bulging on my right side under the eye where the juviderm injection took place. I did couple of injections to dissolve the juviderm and the bulging has gone down but not completely. What else can I do and will it dissolve on its own?

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What can I do to get rid of the bulge under my eye and will the Juvederm ever dissolve on its own?

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To completely dissolve Juvederm it may take several rounds, up to 3-4 sessions. You can try massaging the area as well

Los Angeles Facial Plastic Surgeon


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Juvederm will require more injections of hyalironodase to disolve because of the cross linking
make sure it was juvedem

Samir Shureih, MD
Baltimore Plastic Surgeon

Juvederm under eyes

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It appears that you still have puffiness under your eyes.  I would return to your provider and get another treatment of hyaluronidase .  Massaging the area will also be beneficial.  

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Lots of great advice

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I agree with all the other physicians have said here.  There is lots of great advice.  Get your records and find out exactly what was injected.  Was this done by a physician injector that was a dermatologist or a plastic surgeon?   Try repeated injections of the hyaluronidase.  You will be fine eventually.  My Best Dr C

Juvederm in the Tear Troughs

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I have seen Juvederm last in the tear trough and malar areas for 2 years or more.   Unfortunately,it is usually not in a good way.  Further hyaluronidase injections are indicated.  When considering fillers in this area in the future, I would recommend Restylane or Belotero.  These hyaluronic acid fillers are less hydrophilic and have a less "watery" look under the eyes.

Juvederm bulge

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I have seen hyaluronic acid products last for years under the eyes. I have used hyaluronidase with success if there's a bulge due to the filler. If it doesn't dissolve with hyaluronidase I would question if hyaluronic acid was injected. 

Rebecca Baxt, MD
Paramus Dermatologic Surgeon
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Will be another few months before you know for sure.

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Typically Juvederm is resorbed within the first year after injection (though many patients begin to see it going away after 6 months). I'd wait the year to make any kind of assessment. Good luck

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