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Are fillers okay to get if you already have a mid face implant?

Q:

I have mid face implants and a doctor said it was okay to get Juvederm along with them. Is this true? Thank you!

A:

Fillers after Mid Facial Implant.

Having a mid facial implant is like having a more prominent malar bone. If aging causes a cosmetic defect over the bone, you would treat it with a filler. If aging has caused a defect over the implant that can be treated with a filler, then the filler would be the same as placing it over the bone. There may be a slight increased risk of infection with the implant rather than the bone, but this is small and careful technique should generally protect you. I have frequently used fat over implants, especially to hide an implant edge from loss of the normal fat, with no problem.

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