Can you use a filler in forehead region of the face?

Can you use a filler in forehead region of the face?

Yes, but this is not FDA approved and should only be done by experts, and usually/often with a blunt tipped canula rather than a needle.  This is because there are some critical arteries in the forehead that can be blocked with very serious consequences.  Also, all expert providers are prepared for this complication, and know how to recognize it and treat it immediately.  I know this sounds scarey but it can be scarey in the wrong hands!  More on filler problems.

Hope this helps,

Dr. I

Dr. Brandith Irwin, MD

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