I cannot get rid of voluma?
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You and your doctor may consider Hylenex vs your current Vitrase
You wont have to live with result of Voluma forever because it is temporary. The product dissipates naturally using your own body's hyaluronidase.
I always recommend going back to your original doctor.
Going back to your original doctor is the best thing to do since he knows exactly where he put it and at what depth. Then he can inject the Vitrase accordingly to dissolve it successfully. Often times Vitrase injections are done in several steps so as not to empty out the area too much all at once and be back to square one. Doing it in a gradual fashion is the best way to go. Be patient, you will get there !
Best wishes in your quest,
Dr. Anna Petropoulos,
Boston's North Shore
Voluma not going away
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I'm sorry you're unhappy with your Voluma treatment. You have the right idea in going back to your original injector. He/She knows how much was injected and where and should be able to target those areas with the dissolving agent. If for some reason it still does not work, the product does wear off over time, but in the case of Voluma it could be up to 2 years. Best wishes to you.
Voluma and Dissolving
Voluma is a great product but much thicker to dissolve than normal Juvederm. You may have to return and have it dissolved several times. Please consult an expert. Best, Dr. Green
Continue pressure massage and your vitrase treatments.
The original doctor will have a better sense of where the Voluma was placed.
Vitrase after Voluma
How to Dissolve Voluma
You should go back to the original provider to get some more Vitrase. Since he/she would know exactly where they placed the product you're likely to get the best dissolving results from them. Voluma is FDA indicated to last up to 2 years, so you won't have to live with it forever, but even with Vitrase there will always be just a bit of product left, but nothing too noticeable.
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