Dermal Filler Injection for Breast Augmentation:  Is it Safe?

Dermal Filler Injection for Breast Augmentation: Is it Safe?

Research has shown that many women have shown significant interest in having abreast augmentation. However, only a small percentage of women who contemplated about breast enhancement opted to undergo surgical intervention. The advent of minimally invasive procedures for breast enhancement, such as fat transfer and hyaluronic acid injections, has garnered increasing attention from the media, and significant interests from women who are seeking a minimally invasive procedure for breast augmentation. Hyaluronic acid dermal fillers being used for facial rejuvenation is now being extensively promoted for breast augmentation in 17 countries throughout Europe and Asia. The hyaluronic acid filler, Macrolane, was developed by Swedish scientists to be used for breast augmentation, as well as for buttock augmentation. Because of the increasing popularity of this new procedure for breast enhancement, safety issues are now being raised, especially in the United States.