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2 months after Belotero under eyes: is it hyperpigmentation, bruising, or product?

Cosmetic Treatments QuestionsCategory: Belotero2 months after Belotero under eyes: is it hyperpigmentation, bruising, or product?
A patient asked 6 years ago
My eyes became darker in the corner and puffy along the lower eyelid curve right after injections and have not healed after almost 2 Months. I have to seek help somewhere else, as the doc ignored my concerns and did not want to admit or deal with this. Should I dissolve it (.35ea)? I am terrified that it is permanent pigment reaction to trauma and will get worse with more needles. But if it is the filler causing this I want it gone. My photos look lighter than actual situation. Please help.
1 Answers
Dr. Elham Jafari Staff answered 5 years ago

Darkening Lasting 2 Months following Belotero

  Hi and thank you for your question! Your case requires a careful evaluation in person as the posted pictures are not very informative on the issues you are facing. Belotero is a relatively thin filler and if you have received just 0.35 mL on each side, it is a relatively small amount and we cannot be sure if that's the cause of the issue. Also, in situations like this it is critical to compare current pictures with baseline pictures taken before injection to determine what is new and what was pre-existing. When doing any filler injections under the eyes, it is very important to establish a natural and uniform transition to adjacent areas, and this requires high level of skill and experience. I hope it helps and good luck!  
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