Big Lump After Teosyal Kiss Lip Injection

Around 3 months ago the doctor inserted what she called a "natural" and temporary collagen called "Teosyal Kiss" into my lips. Almost immediately after, I noticed a big ball of collagen swelling on my upper lip, which the doctor assured me would dissapear in a week.

Three months later, this huge ball has decreased in size, but is still clearly noticeable when I smile. The doctor just told me that my lips were "sensitive", that's why this huge ball appeared. I don't buy that, and I have really suffered with this horrifying result of my collagen lip injection. Is it really that my lips are sensitive, or did she inject the gel incorrectly into my lips? Please help me.

Doctor Answers 2

Lump after treatment

Teosyal is actually comprised of hyaluronic acid, not collagen. Hyaluronic acid is a naturally occurring substance in the human body which gradually depletes with age. The lump you see could be excess product, and it can be easily removed with a hyaluronidase injection. Or, you can wait it out, until the results of your injection gradually disappear in another couple of months.

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If you are ever unsatisfied with an injection, wait 2 weeks for swelling and bruising to resolve.

If you are ever unsatisfied with an injection, wait 2 weeks for swelling and bruising to resolve. After the 2 weeks schedule a follow up with your injector to discuss likes  and in this case dislikes.

At that time the injector can attempt to massage the area until it is smooth. Another option would be to have the product dissolved with hyaluronidase injections.

Hope this helps.

Martin Jugenburg, MD
Toronto Plastic Surgeon
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