How long does it take for the hyaluronidase to dissolve the hyaluronic acid based filler?
How Long Does It Take for Hyaluronidase to Work?
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Hyaluronidase time of onset
A couple things about hyaluronidase
1. It takes 2-3 days to dissolve the filler
2. It may take an additional 2 weeks for absorption of filler/hyaluronidase to occur
3. It may take a couple more months for the skin and local swelling of tissue to resolve
Most of the effect is seen immediately but then the healing process may take some longer time to get rid of the swelling etc..
Hyaluronidase work early (within 48 hours) and quickly
Hyaluronidase will start to work within 48 hours and have an effect lasting 2 weeks - additional treatments of hyaluronidase can be given within 2 weeks of the first treatment for additional dissolution remaining Juvederm or Restylane.
Hyaluronidase works almost instantly
The effects of hyaluronidase on hyaluronic acid can be seen almost instantly. Maximum results are achieved in approximately 2-3 days. This is a great treatment to remove unwanted filler.
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In my experience 2 to 3 days. It varies from individual to individual and also depends on the dose. Try to undergo small amounts of injections to see if it works well for you. It can sometimes work too well and absorb all the Hyaluronic Acid. If that is your intent, then go ahead. However, sometimes patients like the results but have a small bulge which needs to be flattened.In that situation it is better to start with small amounts and then titrate it based on the response.
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