FDA: Moderna's COVID-19 Vaccine May Cause Side Effects in People with Facial Fillers

Posted By American Med Spa Association, Monday, January 4, 2021

The FDA advisory committee reviewing the new Moderna vaccine noted a specific side effect involving several trial participants who have cosmetic facial fillers.
Carmel Valley, California, facial plastic surgeon Amir Karam, MD, said specifically, facial swelling was seen in a small number of trial patients.
“So what they've seen in the 30,000-member trial that Moderna has done, is they found about three of those patients has reaction to the filler. The reaction was localized to where the filler was put in, so in a couple of cases it was the lip and the cheek,” he said.
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