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Apryl Brown lost her hands and feet to a staph infection after a discount plastic surgery procedure. (Source: CNN)

Others are purchasing cosmetic fillers from websites and self-injecting these dermal fillers into their faces. Often times, the patients have no idea whats in the dermal filler nor do they receive the procedure from a licensed medical professional. People assume its just as easy as getting your hair colored and at the end of the day its a medical procedure, Glogau said. Would-be patients need to know the facts In the United States, there are only21 FDA approved dermal fillers.These must be administered by a medical provider or under the supervision of a physician. None of the FDA-approved dermal filler devices is approved for self-injection. There are hundreds of nonapproved dermal fillers available around the world. But Glogau cautions against having the procedure done out of country or trying to do it yourself.
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But Glogau cautions against having the procedure done out of country or trying to do it yourself. “I wouldn’t do it. I think you belong in a doctor’s office where a physician is supervising this and you can depend on where they have sourced the material.” As far as buying it online, Glogau says it’s easy for patients to take the leap. “If we live in a world where you buy your Manolo Blahniks shoes at Neiman Marcus or you can buy them online at Zappos and it’s the same shoe, I think you’re expecting what you see on a website as full value and true.” One of his recent patients came to him after purchasing a non-FDA-approved dermal filler marketed on the Internet with just a credit card and a stroke of the keys. In a few days, the cosmetic filler she purchased from the website PMMA.com arrived postmarked from Brazil. She had her friend, who was a registered nurse, inject her face with the dermal filler.
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