Lumpy Bags Under the Eyes After Belotero? (photo)

a week after doing belotero under the eyesbii still have uneveness and lumps (it looks like uneven undereye bags) my dr insists that i am still swollen: 1- i did restylanes before. i never swelled 2- the swelling has not abated in the course of the last 4-5 days (i did the procedure a week ago) 3- the "swelling" in uneven (lumpy and uneven, not smooth. how do i fix it? is it possible to use hyaluridinase to get rid just of the excess filler? could it be smoothed out just with massage alone?

Doctor Answers 4

Belotero and Lumpiness under Eyes

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If you have lumpiness from a filler such as Belotero then the best thing to do is have them injected with Hyaluronidase to dissolve the filler.  Best, Dr. Green

Under eye swelling after Belotero for tear trough

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Swelling in the tear trough after injection in this area is common and normal with any hyaluronic acid.  I ask patients to allow 2 weeks for any swelling to dissipate though some patients can take as long as 4 weeks for the swelling to dissipate.

If the swelling doesn't subside over the initial 2 week period, most patients will need some of the product dissolved with hyaluronidase to minimize fluid accumulation from the product.  

Mike Majmundar, MD
Atlanta Facial Plastic Surgeon
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Lumpy Bags Under the Eyes After Belotero?

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      You should give the under eye area at least 2 weeks after injection before assessing this.  Swelling will be present.  Then enzymatic degrading can be performed in 2 weeks if necessary.  Kenneth Hughes, MD Los Angeles, CA

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Lumpy bags under eyes after Belotero 1 week ago?

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Although it is possible to still have some swelling, it is more likely that the product was unevenly placed.  Massage is the first step to smooth out the product and this will definitely make some improvement. If that doesn't resolve the lumps, injecting a small amount of hyaluronidase can dissolve them.  Tear troughs are an area for advanced injectors. Make sure you are seeing someone who has a lot of experience with injecting tear troughs and good outcomes.

Sam Naficy, MD, FACS
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