Cosmetic facial injections also known as “dermal fillers” are a non-surgical procedure used to smooth out facial wrinkles and to help with the effects of aging.
A range of dermal fillers are used to inject into areas of the face. There are two types of fillers, these are; biocompatible fillers and synthetic fillers.
Biocompatible fillers usually come in the form of collagen or hydroluronic acid. They are a semi-permanent option as they can be reabsorbed by the body and normally last between 6-12 months. The are counted as the safest option between biocompatible fillers and synthetic filers as they can be reabsorbed.
Synthetic Permanent Dermal Fillers
Synthetic are much longer lasting than biocompatible fillers, however they are more likely to be rejected, move around or form hard lumps under the skin, which can lead to an infection.
Dependent upon the type of dermal filler you opt for, there can be a variation of problems that arise from the procedure.
Despite dermal fillers being a non-surgical procedure, just as many risks and problems can present themselves during and after the procedure.
If you feel like you have had any of the problems above happen to you (or maybe a symptom not on the list) and you’re unsure of what you should do next, our specialist Solicitors can advise you of your next steps.
Matthew qualified as a Solicitor in 2009 and has worked in the personal injury field ever since, working in most areas of personal injury work. He has substantial experience in dealing with accidents in the workplace and accidents in public. He also heads up the Travel Claims Department which deals with accidents abroad in many areas such as road traffic accidents, package holiday accidents, cruise ship holidays and accidents on an aircraft.
Carl qualified as a Solicitor in 2000 and has specialised in the personal injury matters ever since. He has substantial experience in dealing with accidents in the workplace accidents, accidents in public and serious road traffic accidents.
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