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How do I find out if injectable fillers are right for me?

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Injections with collagen or other fillers can smooth lines on your face. But they may not be an option for every wrinkle, or if you have scars or certain medical conditions. If you and your doctor decide injections are right for you, you may start with a skin test in your forearm to check if you are sensitive to the filler substance. You must watch the area very carefully for 4 weeks. Most people aren’t sensitive to the fillers.

From: Collagen Injections WebMD Medical Reference

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FDA: "Wrinkle Relief: Injectable Cosmetic Fillers."

American Academy of Dermatology: "Cosmetic Procedures: Fillers."

 

 

Reviewed by Stephanie S. Gardner on January 28, 2017

SOURCES:

FDA: "Wrinkle Relief: Injectable Cosmetic Fillers."

American Academy of Dermatology: "Cosmetic Procedures: Fillers."

 

 

Reviewed by Stephanie S. Gardner on January 28, 2017

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