Voluma Complication. One side has swollen, and my jaw muscle hurts. Is it an infection, or something worse?
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Swollen, painful jaw after Voluma
If you are unhappy with your injecting physician's care, make sure your find another surgeon or dermatologist who has significant experience with Voluma. As Voluma is a new filler manufactured by Allergan, most injectors' experiences are limited. If your injecting physician is unable to provide an adequate examination, I would seek out a plastic surgeon in your area who has extensive experience with injecting cheek fillers and typically performs many facial surgeries, as he/she is thus more likely to be familiar with the anatomy in that area, which can be variable even from one side of the face to the other. I would also ask for a plastic surgeon who took the Allergan Expert Hands-on training course specific for Voluma injection.
It is beneficial to schedule a follow up with your injector and discuss your concerns.
It is beneficial to schedule a follow up with your injector and discuss your concerns. An in person evaluation is best to obtain appropriate treatment.
Juvederm Voluma is a wonderful product to get an immediate facial lift especially when rejuvenating the mid face. If there is swelling it could be a reaction or an infection. Please consult a board certified dermatologist to assess the situation is experienced with Voluma.
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