Long-term Effects of Injectable Fillers?

I'm curious of how safe all these fillers are. Will they in years to come pose problems? How long have they been around for?

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Long list of fillers

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There are so many fillers in the market. In general the most commonly used ones are;

1. Hyaluronic acid fillers: Juvederm, Restylane etc.. They are safe when injected by a trained professional who knows the anatomy of the area.

2. Radiesse: Hydroxyappetite derivative filler. FDA approved for nasolabial folds mainly.

3. Scupltra: FDA approved for HIV induced facial atrophy.

4. Fat grafting: Your own fat; works well in volume replacement e.g cheeks,lips etc...

And the list has a lot more but the main issue is that all these materials are safe,it is the user that makes all the difference.


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