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Filler Complications

Two experts in dermal filler procedures discuss appropriate responses to new label warnings and class-action lawsuits.
Filler Complications

Facial filler injections have become so commonplace—2.3 million procedures were performed in 2014 according to American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (ASAPS) statistics—consumers could not be faulted for thinking them perfectly safe. Events in 2015 belie that assumption. In May, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) sent letters to filler manufacturers suggesting they include the following warning labels on their products: