When is exercise safe with Juvederm, fillers and Botox/Dysport??

Hi Doctor! I had Juvederm injected to my lips just one suringe which is 1 ml and after 4 hours I worked out with weight about 30lbs average for my back and shoulder exercises and I work out 5 days a week. I read that working out right after the treatment can block the binding with the tissue but it was about Botox. Is juvederm the same thing? Will it be blocked from binding or will it dissolve fast?

Generally, here are some conservative, careful guidelines regarding all exercise, except walking (heart rate under 100):  More on filler problems here.

  • Botox/Dysport –  6-24 hours.  It binds to the tissue in about 6ish hours but why take any chances?
  • HA fillers like Juvederm, Restylane, etc  –  generally 12-72 hours depending on how much was done and how prone you are to bruising.  Many of the HA products absorb water from your own tissue for several days after the treatment and exercise may contribute to bruising.
  • Sculptra – generally 24-48 hours while the water that the product is mixed in is reabsorbed.

I really do recommend doing what your dermatologist, plastic surgeon or supervised RN tells you to do!  Only they know exactly what/which techniques they used for the treatment.

Hope this helps,  Dr. I

Dr. Brandith Irwin, MD

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