2 days post op injected w/ Juvederm; is this appearance normal, is it still just very swollen, or did he inject too much?(photo)
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Post Op Swelling
Lip augmentation with Juvederm should be balanced
I agree with other physicians who have commented that you should wait for the swelling to settle, about 7-10 days. However, it appears that you received too much Juvederm in your upper lip. Even with only 70% of a syringe used, I would expect that some will need to be dissolved. To achieve a natural balance, your lower lip volume should be greater than your upper lip.
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Your lips are very swollen but that should calm down within 7-10 days. Try some ice packs for a few days. If the swelling persists or if you are concerned I suggest calling your physician/injector to evaluate the area.
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It is still early
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2 days post op injected w/ Juvederm; is this appearance normal, is it still just very swollen, or did he inject too much?
your lips are definitely swollen. It is very difficult to tell in your immediate photo how much is Juvederm and how much is the local anesthesia. Usually you either perform a regional block (like going to the dentist to numb a large area) or use topical anesthetic. By injecting your lips with a local anesthetic in my opinion would distort the lips and make injection of the Juvederm more difficult. It is normal for the lips to swell after any filler. The swelling tends to increase for the first 2-3 days. It takes about 7-10 days for the swelling to go away completely. At that time if your lips are still more full then you like there is a material that can be injected that gets rid of it. Of course, this means you would have paid for the treatment and then paid to get rid of it, but it is an option.
I would discuss your concerns with your injector for more specific recommendations.
I hope this helps and good luck.
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