J Med Assoc Thai 2009; 92 (6):85

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Blindness after Facial Contour Augmentation with Injectable Silicone
Tangsirichaipong A Mail

Blindness as a complication of cosmetic surgery is not common, but it has been reported in cases of
blepharoplasty and facial injection of various substances. The author reported a 36-year-old female with
blindness in one eye following silicone injection in the temple area for facial contour augmentation and
explained the possible pathophysiology.

Keywords: Blindness, Cosmetic techniques, Face, Injections, subcutaneous, Silicones


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