Would this reaction to restylane be worrisome? (Photo)
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Would this reaction to restylane be worrisome?
Restylane is a great filler for facial injections. It is hard to ascertain from your photo if Restyane was injected to your tear troughs. I would return immediately to your treating physician to analyze the cause and treatment of your reaction. Please keep me posted.
Swelling Post-Filler Injection
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Restylane Reaction Normal?
As an alternative, we inject "under the muscle" where the muscle we refer to is the one that circles the eyes. Using this technique leads to better outcomes as the product does not look lumpy and you typically do not have this same swelling either.
In rare cases - even injecting under the muscle - we may still have swelling to the effect you have it. It's just not that common.
For examples of before and after photos for Los Angeles patients that have had under eye injections with Restylane, click on the link below.
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