How long after vitrase to remove Restylane from lips can I put filler back in? Why was I left with a dent in my lip? (Photo)
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Filler after vitrase
How long after vitrase to remove Restylane from lips can I put filler back in? Why was I left with a dent in my lip?
Hi there, They may have taken out a little bit too much filler from your lip, which is why you may have a dent. It is very hard for me to judge without a picture of what your lips looked like originally. You should wait 1 week before you get any more filler. Good luck, Dr. Downie.
Post vitrase filler
Great question. Usually I find you really want to wait at least 3 weeks before using any filler after vitrase has been used to dissolve any previous filler. All the evidence shows that after 10 days, there is no further activity of the enzymes (both on the filler and soft tissue), however I like to make sure that the area that is going to be retreated certainly has had a chance to "cool off" - after all, it had just been done with filler, and now it is being dissolved - as such, the tissue itself is going through a lot of inflammatory trauma. Anytime I do revision work with filler I find that going slow will yield much greater results in the long run. I hope some of this helps answer your question! Best of luck.
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