Is it normal that one side of my lips is harder than the rest after lips filler? (Photo)

I have one side of my lips that is harder and looks more puffy then the rest of my lips... I called my injector and has asked me to massage the hard area. I did but it still feels hard and looks puffy on only one side. Is this normal

Doctor Answers 4

Find a surgeon that knows how to listen

No this is not normal.  Over time it will resolve.  You should see the surgeon that treated you, or a different one if they won't listen.

Lips filler Improvement -- go slow and use cannulas to limit complications

I suggest waiting 2 weeks, if still uneven or you are unhappy you can reverse the filler.  Best, Dr. Emer.

Jason Emer, MD
Los Angeles Dermatologic Surgeon
4.9 out of 5 stars 165 reviews

Asymmetries of lip after injection

It looks like this is early on. It takes about a week for things to settle down after lip injections. If it is still a problem at that point, go back to your doctor and have them look. It looks like there was bruising on one side and not the other.

Steven F. Weiner, MD
Panama City Facial Plastic Surgeon
4.6 out of 5 stars 27 reviews

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It sounds as if there may have been too much product injected in one side. I would wait a few weeks to see if this might just be swelling.  If after two weeks you still feel the same way you should return to your treating physician for Vitrase to dissolve it.  Best, Dr. Green

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