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A 23-year-old female asked:

I am considering getting lip fillers, the consultant uses juvederm. how do i know i won't have a reaction i have never had a cosmetic procedure before?

2 doctor answers3 doctors weighed in
Dr. Brian Arslanian
Plastic Surgery 16 years experience
Great question: The incidence of an allergic reaction to fillers is very low. Many people might get a reaction in terms of: swelling, mild redness or discomfort. These are expected. Like with most things you have never tried, you won't know until you try. Talk with a plastic surgeon and make sure they know your entire medical history to make the best decision
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Dr. Darryl Blinski
Plastic Surgery 48 years experience
Best recommendation is to ONY have a licensed MD inject you!
Oct 15, 2015
Dr. Glenn Messina
Aesthetic Medicine 37 years experience
Unlikely: Juvederm is hyaluronic acid which is a protein in our cells so allergy is very rare. Its important to go to someone with a lot of experience in lip injections. Its important to know lip anatomy
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Last updated Aug 27, 2016


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