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Doctor: Beauty treatments gone wrong could cause permanent blindness

We are all searching for the fountain of youth and now some pretty good science is helping some people find it.

Injectable's like Botox and fillers like Juvederm and Restylane are more popular than ever. In 2012 nearly a million people in the US used them and most of them were women.

Competition with more products on the market is making the treatments more affordable.Unfortunately the increased availability of them and the fact that they've become commonplace in society means people other than doctors are sometimes doing the injecting and consumers think that's okay.

The American Society for Dermatologic Surgery has guidelines your physician should follow.

Dr. Munavalli says you should also make sure he or she explains the possible complications that can arise with the use of fillers and how they can be reversed. He adds if you're not asked to sign a consent form that should be seen as a red flag.

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