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How can you avoid lip filler occlusion?

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How can you avoid lip filler occlusion?

Medically Reviewed by Mohsen Talani, MD on November 27, 2023 | Written by CBAM Author

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How can you avoid lip filler occlusion?
Signs of lip filler occlusion usually appear as a lack of blood flow to lips and are diagnosed fast. So treatment happens earlier and the rescue process is much more effective.

1. Don’t inject bolus volumes: An important issue is the volume injected into the lips. You should use a small volume of filler per ich injection site (0.05 ml each time), so the occlusion tends to be smaller.
2. Knowing the anatomy of the lips: be aware of the anatomy and the depth of the needle. In deep injections with being close to the vermilion border, that is where the superior labial artery lies, the risk of occlusion increases. Also, you should avoid superficial injections.