February 16, 2016
The FDA suggests you choose highly trained, experienced medical professionals (like those at Lourdes) when fillers are cheaper at other places in town.
The FDA has reviewed information that suggests unintentional injection of soft tissue fillers into blood vessels in the face can result in rare, but serious side effects. Unintentional injection can block blood vessels and restrict blood supply to tissues. Sometimes this can result in embolization. This means the filler material has traveled to other parts of the body. This can cause vision impairment, blindness, stroke and damage and/or death of the skin (necrosis) and underlying facial structures.
Read more here on the FDA’s website.