What are the possible complications of injecting fillers (Restylane,Juvederm etc.) into the eye area (tear troughs)? Is there any possible complication to vision?
What's the Best Cosmetic Filler for the Eye Area?
Doctor Answers (2)
Complications of fillers
Injecting fillers around the eye may lead to some complications The more common are bruising,and palpability of the product.
Treatment of the tear trough
Possible complications include blindness, visible lumping of the filler, visible color change of the skin and infection. Despite that the procedure is probably performed 100s of times a day in the US and the vast majority of these patients do not have any of these complications. The important factors are which filler is chosen, what are the patient related specifics and what technique is used for injection.
These answers are for educational purposes and should not be relied upon as a substitute for medical advice you may receive from your physician. If you have a medical emergency, please call 911. These answers do not constitute or initiate a patient/doctor relationship.