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del mar, CA
how many units of hyaluronidase?
I had 2 cc of hyaluronic acid in my upper lip, I look terrible, and want it gone, I went to a different practitioner to have it dissolved with hyaluronidase. He used 15 units and wants me to come back in a week, it has been 3 days and I can not really tell if its working. How many units to make this go away, and does it have to be place right on the hyaluronic acid, cause there is so much.


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You need more  November 12, 2009 1:38 PM

Hyaluronidase should work within the first couple of days. If it doesn't reduce the HA, I re-inject after a week to 10 days. I have seen that people need different amounts to dissolve HA.
The only other factor is freshness of the hyaluronidase. If the enzyme is expired, it doesn't seem to work as well.



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