What should I expect following a side profile enhancement?

By Dr. Aaron Stanes

Treatment guide

Discover the vital information you MUST know about side profile enhancement with our detailed guide written by expert cosmetic doctors.


    Here’s a breakdown of what to expect after having a side profile enhancement with cosmetic injectables.

    Immediately after side profile enhancement

    • Mild discomfort, redness, and swelling at the injection sites, lasting 1-3 days.
    • Avoid touching the treated area unnecessarily.
    • Apply ice packs wrapped in a cloth to reduce swelling and discomfort.

    Following days

    • Swelling and redness which subside gradually. Swelling may affect some areas more than others, especially lips, and under your chin if you’ve had fat dissolving treatment.
    • Potential mild bruising, especially if you’ve had your lips treated.
    • Slight tenderness which resolves in 2-3 days.
    • Avoid strenuous activity, excessive sun exposure, alcohol and makeup for 24 hours.

    Weeks later

    • Full results visible (may take up to 2 weeks for fillers and 8 weeks for fat dissolving).
    • Enjoy your enhanced profile!

    Factors influencing your post-treatment experience

    • Type of procedure: Different combinations of procedures have varying recovery times and potential side effects.
    • Individual healing rate: Everyone heals differently. Some people might experience longer recovery times than others. Following the aftercare is the best way to expedite the healing process and reduce risk.
    • Smoking and alcohol will delay healing, so avoid them for as long as possible after your side profile enhancement.

    Remember, when enhancing your side profile you need to patient. Follow the aftercare, and watch your new side profile unfold.

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