Injectable Best Practices: Choosing the Right Dermal Filler

As a minimally invasive procedure, injectable dermal fillers have garnered significant attention, becoming the second most popular cosmetic treatment performed in 2018. Out of a total of 3.7 million procedures performed that year, 2.1 million involved neuromodulators or wrinkle relaxing therapies and 1.6 million were soft-tissue filler injections. The use of injectable dermal fillers – […]

Some Patients Report Swelling After Receiving Facial Filler and COVID Vaccine 

Recent reports of hypersensitivity to injectable dermal fillers containing hyaluronic acid (HA) concurrent with COVID-19 infection or vaccination have been documented by The Journal of Cosmetic Dermatology and the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA). Symptoms, reported by three clinical trial recipients of the Moderna vaccine, were swelling of the facial areas in which each individual received injectable fillers (cheeks and lips). Two patients had gotten dermal filler in the cheeks within the six months prior to vaccination, and the other […]