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FDA Medwatch Alert: Unintentional Injection of Soft Tissue Filler into Blood Vessels in the Face: FDA Safety Communication - Risk of Serious Patient Injury
Posted 1 Jun 2015 by Drugs.com
[Posted 05/28/2015] ISSUE: 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 ...