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Lip fillers – duck lips problem. What should I do?

Cosmetic Treatments QuestionsCategory: Lip AugmentationLip fillers – duck lips problem. What should I do?
A patient asked 3 years ago
I had one syringe of Juvederm lip fillers a month ago and I don’t like it, I feel like I have duck lips now. The girl at laseraway said she was going to try another technique on me to help my lips look fuller, so she injected on top of my lips, instead of inside them. Was that the problem? I know that I can ask to remove the fillers, but I’m so disappointed, going through all that swelling/pain/time for nothing. What should I do? I have small and uneven lips. Can fillers look natural on me?
1 Answers
Dr. Elham Jafari Staff answered 3 years ago

Duck Lips ater Fillers

Hi and thank you for your question! As we commonly talk about getting syringes of fillers, it is easy to forget that the skill of the person who does the filler injection is the real differentiating factor. In your case and without seeing the baseline pictures taken before the filler, it is difficult to make an assessment but it does not appear to be a severe case of duck lips and it might just be a matter of giving it more time and adjusting to it. This being said, it is relatively easy to adjust and remove a bit of hyaluronic acid fillers and most clinic does it for free for their patients. If you are not fully satisfied with the look, you can ask your injector for an assessment and adjustment. Alternatively, the filler will gradually get absorbed by the body and the volume will go down within months without doing anything. I hope it helps and good luck!


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