Is it possible to inject juvederm volume if I have permalip implants?

Hello I have been having permalip implants for 7 years and I'm thinking to add some juvedem volume filler. Could you tell me please is it safe to do it? What kind of antibiotics shall I take to prevent the infection is co-amoxiclav ok? Thank you

Doctor Answers 5

Fillers with permanent lip implants already there

Fillers can be used with permalip implants. I would suggest either Juvederm or Restylane. You may be able to get away with a smaller size syringe if you only need a bit of volume - no photo is attached so I'm just throwing this out as a possibility. Consult with a board-certified injector in your area.

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Las Vegas Dermatologist
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Fillers with permanent lip implants

Yes you can have fillers with permalip implants.  Keep in mind that there is a higher risk of infection.  It would be best to seek a highly skilled injector.  Good luck

Martin Jugenburg, MD
Toronto Plastic Surgeon
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Fillers with lip implants

Yes, it is possible to get a filler with a permalip implant, however it is more risky. You have a greater risk of infection and run the risk of puncturing the implant itself. Without a photo its hard to determine if you need more volume or how much you would actually need. I recommend seeking out a highly skilled injector, one who also has experience with lip implants.

Edward E. Dickerson, IV, MD
Fayetteville Facial Plastic Surgeon
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Juvederm Filler and PermaLip Implants

Thank you for your question.

Yes, injecting filler with Permalips is possible but can be riskier.  You could be at higher risk of infection and also having the implant cut or damaged by the injection needle.  I would suggest a blunt-tipped cannula.  Make sure that you go to a highly skilled injector.

To be sure, see two or more board-certified providers in your area for a complete evaluation to make sure you are a good candidate and that it is safe for you to have these treatments.

I hope this helps.

J. Jason Wendel, MD, FACS
Nashville Plastic Surgeon
5.0 out of 5 stars 182 reviews

Juvederm and Permalip

It is possible to inject Juvederm to your lips with your implant. However, you may be at a higher risk of infection since the implant is present.

Michel Siegel, MD
Houston Facial Plastic Surgeon
4.6 out of 5 stars 112 reviews

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