Side Effects of Dermal Fillers

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Dermal fillers are injections that are made on the surface of the skin to combat the obvious signs of premature aging. This procedure is used as an alternative to facelifts. Intended to be performed by a licensed doctor, a dermal filler treatment can help restore a youthful appearance.

There are many different types of fillers that are presently being used throughout the world. Before choosing to undergo a dermal filler Melbourne procedure, it would behoove you to know what side effects exist. Due to the fact that some of the fillers still being used on the market have been out for more than ten years, there is a lot of information about the long-term effects of the treatments.

The most common effect of undergoing the treatment is bruising and swelling around the area where the injection was given. The good news is the bruising and swelling will eventually subside, after a day or two following the initial injection. Even though bruising and swelling are the most common unwanted side effects of the treatment, there are other serious side effects that have occurred in less than one percent of people that have undergone the procedure.
 
Infection along the site where the dermal fillers Melbourne procedure has been performed has occurred in a scarce amount of people. Anytime, that the skin is broken there is always a chance of infection if the area is not properly cared for.

Allergic reactions can also occur as a result of undergoing the treatment. The only way to tell an allergic reaction apart from the common swelling and bruising is to watch its progression. If you notice the swelling and bruising around the areas where the injections were given has not subsided after one to two days, there is a chance that you are suffering from an allergic reaction as a direct result of the filler.

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