Orbital complications after dermal filler injection may be due to inadvertent direct injection or may occur latently after filler migration, according to a retrospective review of six such cases at the American Society of Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery meeting.

“With the rise of injectable dermal hyaluronic acid fillers, migration of fillers into the orbit from other remote injection areas in the face may occur months to years later, presenting as a new orbital mass or chemosis,” co-author Cat Burkat, MDtold Healio/OSN.