Follow-up to question about uneven Voluma; what should I do? (Photo)
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Post Voluma Asymmetry
No one's face is completely symmetrical so my guess is that the asymmetry was present before your injections. However, since it bothers you, schedule an appointment with your surgeon to discuss. You may just need a bit more filler on one side.
Thank you for your question. At 3 weeks all of the swelling should be gone. Most patients have some small degree of asymmetry both pre and post injection. A small degree of this asymmetry is normal. You should return to your injector who can assess the unevenness. You may additional voluma or massage by your practitioner.
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Aymmetrty After Voluma
When I inject fillers the goal is to shape and contour the face and to balance asymmetries as much as possible but it would be unusual for the two sides to literally be identical. They should be extremely close with the difference being negligible. If after 3 weeks you feel you are still recognize a difference you should see your doctor who can touch up your injections and soften the asymmetry.
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Fillers are then placed, artistically, based on my vision on what would look the best for you. Right after filler placement, everything looks amazing, however, I have my patients return a week or two later to reevaluate and to see if more filler is needed. Sometimes a touch up is required to make things perfect.
I would return to your treating provider and discuss your concerns. Facial fillers is an art and sometimes touchups are required which
The beauty of Voluma is that it is adjustable
After that, if you are not comfortable with the answer, you could consider a second opinion with another filler expert.
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Massage can also help smooth out puffier areas.
Uneven after Voluma
If you are still uneven from the injections you should return to your treating physician for examination and more filler to make the area symmetric. Best, Dr. Green