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Did my filler migrate outside of my upper lip border?

Cosmetic Treatments QuestionsCategory: VollureDid my filler migrate outside of my upper lip border?
A patient asked 5 years ago
I got Juvederm Vollure injected in my lips 8 days ago . during the injections my upper left lip developed a bad bruise and so the Dr stopped and told me to come back in 2 wks to finish. I swelled and bruised badly, and I just noticed that now just above my lip I have a hard lump,it looks weird when I smile!I’m freaking out, I have a wedding to attend soon,should I ask for a different injector, should I ask to dissolve it and be refunded?should I wait longer?
1 Answers
Dr. Elham Jafari Staff answered 5 years ago

Filler Moving Outside of Lip?

Hi and thank you for your question! I am sorry to hear about your concerns, but your injector is correct in asking you to wait for 2 weeks and then going back for a follow up. It is very unlikely for the filler to migrate and the lump you have is most likely just swelling following the filler injection and once the swelling and bruising is gone, you and your doctor would be able to make an accurate assessment and decide on the next step. I know it can be easier said than done, specially with the wedding coming up, but at this time, rushing might result in things getting worse, so please hang in there and do the follow up with your doctor and hopefully all will be ok! I hope it helps and good luck!


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