Unhappy with Restylane Silk in mouth corners (Photo)

A few weeks ago I had restylane silk around the eyes lips and mouth corners, very unhappy with the results. My mouth corners look like a slit and on the left side that I have a deeper line I drool and have a rash because of it. What should do? I don't want my mouth to be puffed up because of more fillers but it bothers me. Should I return to the same doctor?

Doctor Answers 11

Corners of the mouth?

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Yes, you should return to see your injector and let them know your concerns. Have them evaluate your rash and other issues. I think they will appreciate the opportunity to see you again and may offer a solution to your symptoms. 

Warmest regards, Dr. Aldo

Scottsdale Plastic Surgeon
4.9 out of 5 stars 215 reviews

Unhappy with Restylane in Mouth Corners

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Thank you for your question. Yes, I recommend you have a follow up appointment with your injector. Usually small touch ups can make a big difference. Best of Luck!

Hardik Soni, MD (not currently practicing)
Summit Emergency Medicine Physician

Restylane Silk

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Thank you for your question.  My recommendation would definitely be to return to your injecting physician for a post-injection follow up appointment. As long as the doctor you went to is experienced with cosmetic injectables, they should be able to correct the situation.  Best, Dr. Green

Follow up

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I think there still may be some swelling after the injections that may change the final results when resolved.  I would wait until a month has passed and then follow up and see if any modifications can be made.

Guy Cappuccino, MD
Mount Airy Plastic Surgeon
5.0 out of 5 stars 105 reviews

Unhappy with Restylane Silk in mouth corners

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Hello, and thanks for your question and photo. I'm sorry you did not get the result you had hoped for. I suggest following up with your injecting physician, assuming he/she is a qualified aesthetic specialist. Often small touch-ups can make a big difference. Best of luck, Dr. Frucht.   

Corey Frucht, MD, PhD
Santa Barbara Dermatologic Surgeon
5.0 out of 5 stars 4 reviews

Unhappy with Restylane Silk in mouth corners

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I'm sorry to hear you're unhappy with your results of Restylane Silk.  As long as you went to a qualified injector, I would definitely recommend that you follow-up with the doctor who performed the services.  Often there are little touch-ups that can be performed that can make a big difference in results.  Best of luck to you. 

Steven L. Ringler, MD, FACS
Grand Rapids Plastic Surgeon
5.0 out of 5 stars 72 reviews

Post injections Restylane SILK

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Yes, absolutely return to your provider for a follow up.  Your concerns can be addressed best if followed up with the same provider who injected you.  There are options on what to do with your areas that have been injected and he or she will be able to further explain them.  Hope this helps.  

Grant Stevens, MD
Los Angeles Plastic Surgeon
4.7 out of 5 stars 152 reviews

Return to injecting physician

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You should definitely return your injecting physician for a post-treatment assessment. As long as they are experienced and skilled with injectables, they should be able to recommend the appropriate course of action. 

Ryan Greene, MD, PhD
Fort Lauderdale Facial Plastic Surgeon
5.0 out of 5 stars 85 reviews

Restylane filler

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You should return to your doctor for assessment.  He/she can either remove the Restylane filler or add more as needed.

Martie Gidon, MD, FRCPC
Toronto Dermatologist

Unhappy with treatment

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Restylane Silk should be performed only by a physician who is a master injector. Return to your physician and seek his or her guidance as he or she knows the scope of the treatment and the specifics about you. 

Kris M. Reddy, MD, FACS
West Palm Beach Plastic Surgeon
4.5 out of 5 stars 56 reviews

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