At some point, you have probably heard about Botox and fillers, whether on a commercial, a celebrity magazine or through a personal friend or family member who has had the procedure done. For those who are unfamiliar with these cosmetic procedures, Botox and fillers may both help reduce wrinkles for a more youthful look, they also have some major differences.
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Botox, or onabotulinumtoxinA, is used to relieve problems with eyes, muscle spasms, an overactive bladder, migraines, or to remove wrinkles. Dermal fillers, according to the American Society of Plastic Surgeons, also reduce lines and wrinkles, as well as decrease the appearance of scars, plump the lips, and improve the look of shallow contours.
Over 90,000 people between the ages of 20 and 29 had a botox or filler procedure done in 2013 to enhance their facial features and hold on to their youthful, flawless appearance. While the media puts an emphasis on the beautiful aftermath of these procedures, what we do not hear about is the severe side effects that may happen. Most of the side effects will occur close to the injection site, including redness, swelling, pain, and even an infection, go here for more side effects information. However, here are some of the less common side effects to pay close attention to.
If any of these uncommon side effects are noticed, as reported to the FDA, get medical attention right away:
While many of these side effects are unlikely, they have still occurred in some patients. Keep a close eye on the injection site to make sure nothing unusual happens to it.
If any of the previous side effects were to occur, they could have fatal results. If you suspect wrongdoing as well on the part of the medical community you had your procedure, get legal help as well as medical attention. Contact a knowledgeable lawyer who can explain the lawsuit process to you and help get you the compensation you deserve.
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