Can aesthetic treatments fillers or other injectibles, increase the chances of a another melanoma?

Hello Dr Irwin I have a question about fillers. I am looking at getting a juverderm filler however, I have just had a melanoma removed from my leg. Can fillers increase the chance of getting another melanoma. Thank you Alee

Thankfully, the answer to this is no.   Injectible aesthetic treatments don’t affect your risk of having a melanoma recurrence or a second melanoma, as far as current data indicates.  Dr. I

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