I have lumps and bruising after Juvederm injections, why did this happen? What should I do?

I have deep acne scars on my cheek. There are three in a row, so I had them filled with Juvederm. They looked great at first, but after 2 months they started to reappear. I went for a second session, and this time it was a nightmare. I now have a lump, bruising and more of a crater effect. What should I do? Why did this happen?

Answers from doctors (2)


Smooth Solutions Medical Aesthetics

Published on Nov 17, 2014

It's tough to get the affect you are looking for with filler in that situation. You are better off doing more of a collagen rebuilding treatment with laser. However, you will see the results over time, not immediately.

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Answered by Smooth Solutions Medical Aesthetics

It's tough to get the affect you are looking for with filler in that situation. You are better off doing more of a collagen rebuilding treatment with laser. However, you will see the results over time, not immediately.

Published on Jul 11, 2012


Esta Kronberg, M.D.

Published on Nov 12, 2014

Acne scars can be difficult to fill, and each time you have them treated it can be different. The bruising will fade. Give it a couple of weeks. If it doesn't flatten down, you can ask the doctor to erase it. There is an enzyme that will erase the product.

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Answered by Esta Kronberg, M.D.

Acne scars can be difficult to fill, and each time you have them treated it can be different. The bruising will fade. Give it a couple of weeks. If it doesn't flatten down, you can ask the doctor to erase it. There is an enzyme that will erase the product.

Published on Jul 11, 2012


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