[FDA] Do Not Use Needle-Free Devices for Injection of Dermal Fillers

Posted By American Med Spa Association, Tuesday, October 12, 2021

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is warning the public and health care professionals not to use needle-free devices such as hyaluron pens for injection of hyaluronic acid (HA) or other lip and facial fillers, collectively and commonly referred to as dermal fillers or fillers.

The FDA is aware of serious injuries and in some cases, permanent harm to the skin, lips, or eyes with the use of needle-free devices for injection of lip and facial fillers.

Recommendations for Consumers

Recommendations for Health Care Providers

Device Description
Needle-free injectors are handheld devices or “pens” that use high pressure to force substances, such as fillers, into the body. The substances loaded in the pens are typically sold separately.

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