An Overview of the Package Insert and Contraindications of Filler Products in Korea

필러 시술 금기와 제품 사용설명서에 대한 고찰

  • Ahn, Bong Kyun (MYD Aesthetic Laser and Cosmetic Surgery Center) ;
  • Lee, Soo-Keun (Mein Skin Clinic) ;
  • Kim, Hyeree (Department of Dermatology, Incheon St. Mary's Hospital, The Catholic University of Korea) ;
  • Kim, Hei Sung (Department of Dermatology, Incheon St. Mary's Hospital, The Catholic University of Korea)
  • 안봉균 (마이디피부과) ;
  • 이수근 (미인피부과) ;
  • 김혜리 (가톨릭대학교 인천성모병원 피부과) ;
  • 김혜성 (가톨릭대학교 인천성모병원 피부과)
  • Received : 2017.02.05
  • Accepted : 2017.02.17
  • Published : 2017.08.31

Abstract

Filler injection is an extremely popular cosmetic procedure in Korea, but surprisingly few dermatologists are aware of the package inserts in filler products. In the era of legal dispute, it is important that we fully understand the indications, contraindications, and side effects of the individual filler products. The purpose of this paper is to provide a general overview of the contents of package inserts of filler products that are commercially available in Korea, especially in terms of the contraindications of filler injection. The authors emphasize that greater improvement in the Korean package inserts of filler products can be expected. Currently, practicing physicians are usually blamed for filler complications. We also found many significant translational errors. We hope that dermatologists take more interest in filler package inserts by reading this overview.

Acknowledgement

Supported by : Ministry of Health & Welfare

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