WHAT WARNINGS SHOULD I LOOK FOR WHEN RECEIVING DERMAL FILLERS?
It is rare but serious occasions where the injection takes place in an artery that profuse certain area of the skin, and that causes embolus and occlusion to the blood supply to that localized area.
WHAT PRECAUTIONS WE ADVISE OUR PATRIENTS ABOUT?
WHAT ARE POSSIBLE SIDE EFFECTS OF TREATMENT?
The most commonly reported side effects with injectable HA were redness, swelling, pain, tenderness, firmness, lumps/bumps, bruising, discoloration, and itching.
Most of these side effects will resolve within 30 days. We may choose to treat those lasting side effects with antibiotics, steroids, or hyaluronidase (an enzyme that breaks down hyaluronic acid).
As with all injection procedures, there is a risk of infection.