Cosmetic Surgery Specialists Medical Group of Beverly Hills
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Injectable filling material such as Juvéderm, Restylane, Radiance, and Artefill typically do not enter the circulation and therefore it would not appear to be dangerous during pregnancy.
Understand that the fillers and the wrinkle-softeners, Botox and Dysport, are all degraded or metabolized by the body and their end products would not be expected to be injurious any more than any other medication that the mother may be taking.
However, I am just against any non-essential service being rendered to a patient during pregnancy. In medicine, we don’t have 100% certainty as to all the interactions between drugs and the body. So, why take the chance?
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