Swelling after filler lip augmentation
It is very common to have swelling after filler injections to the lip. The amount of swelling can vary from person to person, and as in your case even with the same person depending on numerous factors such as the amount of filler place, the type of filler place, the technique used, etc.
The good news is, the swelling will go down, and the only volume remaining in your lip will be that provided by the filler itself. This process may take several days, to expedite you may ice the area, I prefer not to use steroids unless it has become very very bothersome.
To ensure you are receiving the highest level of care, seek out a modernly trained, new-school dermatologic surgeon, oculoplastic surgeon, facial plastic surgeon or plastic surgeon who is board certified and fellowship trained in one of these "core four" cosmetic specialties.
Swelling after lip filler
Swelling after lip fillers is very common and often dramatic. Swelling can be related to filler used, amount injected, technique, and patient factors. It is often the case that immediately post-treatment, lips are a desirable volume and shape. Usually within a few hours, swelling increases, during the first 24-48 hours it is extremely important to apply cold compresses and to apply topical emollients to the lips. When considering lip filler injections, planning the best time for injections usually revolves around this potential swelling.
Lip swelling from Juvederm
Juvederm can often cause swelling especially in the lips, since it is hydrophilic. It can take up to two weeks for the bruising to resolve and to see the full effects. Best, Dr. Green
If your lips looked great immediately after the Juvederm injections, then your lips will look great when the swelling goes down. Just be patient.
Andrew Campbell, M.D.
Facial Plastic Specialist
Quintessa Aesthetic Centers
Post Lip Injection Swelling
Thank you for your question.
Your swelling is not uncommon. Call your surgeon and send him the picture.
A 5 day course of an anti-swelling steroid will help.
Lot's of ice as well.
Second time having Juvederm in the lips, but this time terrible swelling, should I be concerned?
Thank you for your question and for sharing your photographs. Your swelling is not uncommon after a fair amount of filler placement into the lips due not only to the material itself, but also due to the thin skin of the lips which is prone to swelling. I would recommend cold compresses to your lips today and tomorrow and you should see steady improvement in appearance. If after two weeks your results are not acceptable to you, your injector can dissolve the product to return your pre-juvederm appearance.
Thank you for your question. Your lips are very swollen but will improve gradually over the next few days. Apply cold compresses to improve the swelling. The swelling may be related to technique, cannula vs needle; product used, juvederm vs restylane; amount of filler used in each area, upper lip vs lower lip - typically looking of the golden ratio of phi of top lip 1:1.618 of lower lip; or any number of other factors. Needless to say, time should resolve this in short order. If you are still unhappy after a week return to your physician for dissolution of the product with hyaluronidase. Regards, Dr. Matt Elias
Swelling post lip augmentation with Juvederm
Thank you for sharing your question and posting your photograph. Although your lips have become very swollen, they will probably look fine in a few days. Try applying cold compresses to the entire lip area for a couple of days. If any pain develops or if the swelling worsens, see your doctor. The Juvederm can be dissolved if needed as a last resort. Good luck.
Juvederm Filler Botox Toronto
It can be quite common but you should see your injector to be assessed in person.
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Lip Swelling After Fillers Such as Juvederm or Restylane -- Reverse With Hyaluronidase
This is normal. If it is there after 10-14 days consider reversing the filler with an enzyme called hyaluronidase. Best, Dr. Emer.