I had fillers injected into my undereye area. Some areas look underfilled or overfilled and I still have bruising. What can be done?

I had 1 syringe of Bellafill and 1 syringe of Restylane injected into my undereye area 7 weeks ago. It looks overfilled/underfilled in areas. It looks lumpy. I am not happy with the results. I also still have a purple bruise under my left eye, although it's fading. I am on my 2nd dose of steroids. What can be done to correct this? I am so self-conscious of it. Can it be evened out somehow?

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Answered by Harry Glassman, M.D.

The Restylane can be reversed with injections of the enzyme hyaluronidase (Vitrase, Wydase); however, there is no equivalent to dissolve Bellafill. The fact that you are bruised seven weeks after injections may suggest a low-grade contamination called Biofilm. You should return to your injector to explore the options.

Published on Nov 14, 2018

Answered by Harry Glassman, M.D. (View Profile)

The Restylane can be reversed with injections of the enzyme hyaluronidase (Vitrase, Wydase); however, there is no equivalent to dissolve Bellafill. The fact that you are bruised seven weeks after injections may suggest a low-grade contamination called Biofilm. You should return to your injector to explore the options.

Published on Jul 11, 2012


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