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    NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — As the scramble to deliver and administer COVID-19 vaccines continues, there’s a potential side effect to the shot that you may not have heard of. It can cause swelling in the face in people who’ve had a certain cosmetic procedure. But, as CBS2’s Max Gomez reported, it’s treatable. READ MORE: COVID Vaccine: Clinical Trial On Children Using AstraZeneca/Oxford Vaccine Begins In UK Facial fillers are one of the most common cosmetic procedures in the U.S. More than 2.5 million people had them injected in 2019 to plump up lips, fill in skin folds and wrinkles, and replace face volume lost to aging. But some folks who’ve had a COVID vaccine and had facial fillers in the past are developing an unusual and rare side effect. “So within the 24 hours, I did have a little bit of a slight reaction, a little bit of swelling on my lips...
    A nurse prepares a syringe with the Moderna vaccine at the East Boston Neighborhood Health Center (EBNHC) in Boston, Massachusetts on December 24, 2020. JOSEPH PREZIOSO / Getty Images As advisors of an FDA advisory committee heard, the Moderna coronavirus vaccine caused facial swelling in two study participants with recent dermal fillers.  The swelling is an immunological response to the vaccine. Inflammation is part of the immune system kicking into gear, and it can momentarily reacts to foreign objects as well, including fillers.  Experts say this should not prevent people who have had cosmetic fillers in the past from getting vaccinated for the coronavirus.  Visit Insider's homepage for more stories. While reviewing the Moderna coronavirus vaccine, advisors at a US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) committee meeting were told the vaccine caused temporary facial swelling in two study participants. Both had recently got dermal fillers.  Dr. Litjen...
    The FDA advisory committee reviewing the new Moderna vaccine has noted a specific side effect involving several trial participants who have cosmetic facial fillers.Local board certified dermatologist Dr. Shirley Chi explains what the FDA committee noted."In these cases the patients all had swelling and inflammation in the area that was given the filler. A couple of the patients had cheek filler six months prior to their vaccine and one patient had lip filler done two days after the vaccine. All were treated with steroids and anti-histamines and all of their reactions resolved," she said.Millions of people have physician administered cosmetic facial fillers to smooth out fine lines, wrinkles and to enhance cheeks and lips. Chi says the reaction to the vaccine is immunological."Your immune system which causes inflammation is revved up when you get a vaccine, that's how it's supposed to work. So it makes sense that you would see...
    Lip fillers react badly to one of the coronavirus vaccines, a FDA advisory committee has noted - putting celebrities including Kylie Jenner at risk.  Anyone with cosmetic facial fillers could experience swelling and inflamation, according to experts, after several trial participants faced side effects. A California-based dermatologist said the reaction was immunological, ABC7 reported yesterday.  Dr. Shirley Chi said any side effects were easily treatable with steroids and anti-histamines, adding: 'Your immune system which causes inflammation is revved up when you get a vaccine, that's how it's supposed to work.  Anyone with cosmetic facial fillers could experience swelling and inflamation, according to experts, after several Moderna vaccine trial participants faced side effects (file image) It means celebrities including British television personalities Chloe Ferry (pictured) and Lauren Goodger, as well as US-based socialite and businesswoman Kylie Jenner - who have all admitted to fillers - could face side effects...
    People with cosmetic facial fillers could experience swelling and inflammation with one of the coronavirus vaccines, the FDA advisory committee noted. According to the committee, several trial participants with fillers have already experienced side effects. A California-based dermatologist said the reaction was immunological, ABC7 reported on Thursday. “Your immune system which causes inflammation is revved up when you get a vaccine, that’s how it’s supposed to work,” said Dr. Shirley Chi, who noted the side effects were easily treated by medical personnel. “So it makes sense that you would see an immune response in certain areas where they see some substance that is not a naturally occurring substance in your body.” She said, however, that the side effects shouldn’t stop people from obtaining the vaccine.  “In these cases the patients all had swelling and inflammation in the area that was given the filler,” Chi said. “A couple of the patients had cheek filler six months prior...
    People with cosmetic facial fillers could experience swelling and inflammation with one of the coronavirus vaccines, the FDA advisory committee noted. According to the committee, several trial participants with fillers have already experienced side effects. A California-based dermatologist said the reaction was immunological, ABC7 reported on Thursday. “Your immune system which causes inflammation is revved up when you get a vaccine, that’s how it’s supposed to work,” said Dr. Shirley Chi, who noted the side effects were easily treated by medical personnel. “So it makes sense that you would see an immune response in certain areas where they see some substance that is not a naturally occurring substance in your body.” She said, however, that the side effects shouldn’t stop people from obtaining the vaccine.  “In these cases the patients all had swelling and inflammation in the area that was given the filler,” Chi said. “A couple of the patients had cheek filler six months prior to...
    People with cosmetic facial fillers could experience swelling and inflammation with one of the coronavirus vaccines, the FDA advisory committee noted. According to the committee, several trial participants with fillers have already experineced the side effects. A California-based dermatologist said the reaction was immunological, ABC7 reported on Thursday. "Your immune system which causes inflammation is revved up when you get a vaccine, that's how it's supposed to work," said Dr. Shirley Chi, who noted the side effects were easily treated by medical personnel. "So it makes sense that you would see an immune response in certain areas where they see some substance that is not a naturally occurring substance in your body." AZAR, FAUCI RECEIVE MODERNA'S COVID-19 VACCINE She said, however, that the side effects shouldn't stop people from obtaining the vaccine.  "In these cases the patients all had swelling and inflammation in the area that was given the filler," Chi said....
    With people spending a greater amount of time on video calls during the pandemic, be it a Zoom meeting while working from home or a catch-up with friends, some have found themselves becoming increasingly critical of their appearance - and keen to make a change. Cosmetic surgeons in the UK and the US have reportedly seen a massive rise in demand for online consultations since the easing of lockdown.    Meanwhile queries relating to rhinoplasty - surgery that changes the shape of the nose - were the most popular cosmetic surgery search term in Europe in the last 12 months. A report by money.co.uk into the most Googled cosmetic surgeries revealed 34,410 monthly unique searches for rhinoplasty over the past year. Searches for 'nose job' made the top 10 separately from 'rhinoplasty', with over 19,000 searches individually. But for those not wanting to go under the knife, there are a number of...
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