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A 77-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stanley Ling
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Probably safe: Most dermal fillers are non allergenic and are inert. They should not react or have problems with medical issues. They are also inject superficially a ... Read More

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A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Paxton Daniel
38 years experience Radiology
Nothing: Really. That is just the appearance of the injected filler. Ultrasound can help a physician sort out what kind of filler was injected when the patient ... Read More
A 54-year-old female asked:
Dr. Patrick Connerly
48 years experience Family Medicine
Can happen: If the filler was high enough it can distort the tear duct and change the normal flow of eye moisture. It is usually nothing to worry about. Removal ... Read More
A 66-year-old male asked:
Dr. Victoria Cirillo-Hyland
36 years experience Dermatology
If done well , no.: Make sure you are seeing a core physician, eg. Dermatologist, plastic surgeon who is well trained in cosmetic procedures. Your physician will evalu ... Read More
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A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Steven Simon
37 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Stem cells: While several fillers are available to satisfy your need, consider using your own adipose derived stem cells. They are more natural, from your own bod ... Read More
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Hashim Alani
Specializes in Plastic Surgery
Filler: Go to a plastic surgeon or a dermatologist.
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Brian Arslanian
13 years experience Plastic Surgery
Great question: The incidence of an allergic reaction to fillers is very low. Many people might get a reaction in terms of: swelling, mild redness or discomfort. Th ... Read More
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A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. Glynis Ablon
28 years experience Dermatology
In my experience: fillers used in patients with connective tissue diseases are the few cases where complications can arise. It doesn't mean it can't be done, but a test ... Read More
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A 66-year-old male asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
51 years experience Ophthalmology
Yes it can be done: If the trough is cosmetically unappealing to you, then any of the usual fillers can be tried. This will not affect tear flow however. Discuss this w ... Read More
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A 66-year-old male asked:
Dr. Lourdes Borges ruiz
24 years experience Family Medicine
Tear trough filler: This procedure is done off-label by experienced injectors. The best filler to use in the tear trough area is hyaluronic acid based and with low water ... Read More
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