I have persistent under eye swelling after Radiesse 1.5cc to the cheekbone and mid cheek area which won't resolve?

6 days ago I had Radiesse injected into my cheekbone/mid cheek area (which I have had successfully 3 times before). I have developed persistent swelling in the area of my malar bags- the edema in the cheek area has practically resolved but under the eyes is unchanging. We didn't go near my tear troughs. My surgeon has advised this is lymphatic and will hopefully resolve with gentle massage in the next few days/weeks. I am worried my lymphatic drainage has been damaged and I'm stuck with this.

Doctor Answers 1

Patience after filler injection

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Typically I would recommend waiting 10-14 days after treatment to follow up and discuss any undesirable result with your surgeon. Post op swelling can last 7-10 days. 

West Palm Beach Dermatologic Surgeon

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