Dermal fillers are a substance that is injected into your face usually for aesthetic reasons. The most popular areas for dermal fillers are on your face and used to increase volume in is certain areas such as your lips or to fill unwanted lines or wrinkles. The risks associated with dermal filler are generally low risk and rare but can happen especially if you do not go to a professional with the correct qualifications to carry out the procedure. The risks are; – Infection – Bumps and lumps – Scarring – Filling moving away from the original area which requires surgery to remove – Blocked vessels in your face which could result in tissue death and permanent blindness. Although the risks are very low with this cosmetic procedure you must ensure you go to a trusted professional and seek medical advice as soon as you notice any unusual symptoms post-treatment.