After Juvederm injections do I need to massage the area to make lumps go away?
I just had injections yesterday and now have large lumpy area next to smile lines, I thought the filler was injected in lines not tissue around it. Does this go away or does it need to be massaged into wrinkle area?
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Replied on 5/13/2010
By: Rejuve | John Tang, M.D.
The Juvederm should have been massaged once it is injected. Your injector should have done this. It is best for them to do this if they didn't. If you do not feel comfortable in going back, then you should try to put some pressure down to make this more even. It is important to try to do this the 1st week since it is easier to do it now vs later. Juvederm is injected in lines but is mainly injected in zones iff indicated.
Replied on 5/12/2010
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