Help!! A Restylane problem.

I had Restaylane yesterday and my lips are enormous and the area between my nose and top lip is massive and shiny :( I'm taking nurofen for swelling but this morning they are insane I look freakish! I can't see this being normal, I had them done at 5pm yesterday :( I know they can be reversed but do I need to be quick about it? I'm unbelievably stressed out :'( x

First –  call your doctor right away and report what happened.  Hopefully they can look at you right away.   Secondly though –  just to reassure you – this will go away.  I and other experienced Dermatologists have seen this occasionally with Restylane.  There are people who have a rare, but temporary, huge amount of swelling with Restylane in the lips.  I have never observed this with Juvederm in the lips however.  

It’s absolutely miserable while it lasts but it does, in my experience,  go away after 2-5 days.  It is however, very important to contact your doctor immediately. More information of Filler Mistakes & How To Fix Them   Dr I

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