A possible Juvederm mistake?

I had Juvederm in my nasolabial folds 8 days ago. It looked great; I had minimal swelling and it looked very natural. Today, I noticed that my smile is very noticeably crooked. It is normal on the left side, but sort of a half-smile on the right, and my cheek seems to be pushing "down". I already looked at pictures to see if this was an asymmetry I hadn't noticed before, but that is not the case. Is it possible the juvederm shifted? I look a little weird!

Only your doctor knows exactly where that Juvederm was injected.  You must call and go back to the office so he/she can look at it – it’s really the only way to know.   A good office will see you soon if there’s a problem and be very supportive of your concerns!   Dr. I

Dr. Brandith Irwin, MD

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