I have reacted to restylane in my lips resulting in several lumps which can be felt inside my lip (injected 5 months ago the lumps were instant). I am seeing my doctor to determine if they are product that be corrected with dissolving agent or scar tissue granulomas and will be dealing with them. I am now afraid to use Ha fillers and would like to know what a good alternative filler is, or I if should stay away from all of them, if in fact I have had the worst case (granuloma) response.
Hyaluronic Acid Alternative for Lips and Under Eye Hollows
Doctor Answers 2
Silikon-1000 may be safely used by experienced physicians for natural-looking lip augmentation and eyelid rejuvenation..
I read your concern. I'm sorry you had a bad experience with an HA product.
In my practice, Silikon-1000, an off-label permanent filler, is used for lip augmentation and filling lower eyelid hollowing. You could experience bumps from Silikon-1000, but in my view, Silikon-1000 is less likely to form bumps than other fillers. In my experience in over 1000 procedures, the likelihood of getting a bump from a silicone injection is < 1%.
You should consult your physician regarding your current situation. Hyaluronidase or triamcinolone injections may be helpful for you. I would not recommend another filler treatment until your current condition is resolved.
Although I do not routinely perform skin testing with silicone, this may be considered in your case before proceeding with a treatment.
I hope this is helpful for you.
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