Despite their fame, dermal fillers can cause shocking outcomes, even blindness. Complacency around fillers has increased despite the risks and one of the reasons is because people don’t want to talk about a botched cosmetic procedure. We discuss the potential side effects that you need to know about.
Dermal fillers are second in popularity amongst cosmetic injectables, they add volume to the face in places that have been effected by lines, wrinkles, loss of fat pads and degeneration of collagen and elastin. Areas commonly effected are the cheeks, around the mouth, under-eye area and temples, which can cause the skin to sink and sag.