Are Side Effects Possible With LaViv?
As with most facial fillers, LaViv
) can cause side effects. However, not everyone who receives this treatment will have problems. In fact, most people tolerate it quite well. If side effects do occur, in most cases, they are minor and either require no treatment or are treated easily by you or your healthcare provider.
(This article covers many, but not all, of the possible side effects with LaViv. Your healthcare provider can discuss a more complete list with you.)
Common LaViv Side Effects
LaViv has been studied thoroughly in clinical trials in which people were randomly treated with either LaViv or placebo injections, which contained just the inactive ingredients, without any cells. This way, researchers were able to compare the side effects between the two treatments.
The most common reactions to LaViv included:
- Redness -- up to 16 percent of people
- Swelling -- up to 14 percent
- Bruising -- up to 11 percent
- Pain -- up to 6 percent.
Other common side effects, occurring in 1 to 4 percent of people, included:
- Water retention
- Lumps or bumps