Do facial fillers have side effects?

As with any treatment, facial fillers have the potential for side effects. However, the side effects are typically mild and resolve within the first few hours or days following treatment. Common side effects can include:

  • Bruising
  • Bleeding
  • Swelling
  • Lumps or bumps
  • Itching

There are other potential side effects that are less common. These side effects typically indicate a sign of an allergic reaction and can include:

  • Rash
  • Localized infection
  • Discoloration or changes in pigmentation