Health official raises caution on cosmetic injectiosn

March 28, 2008 4:32:42 PM PDT
There's a warning from the Illinois public health director for anyone considering cosmetic injections like Botox.That warning comes after two Illinois residents developed serious health issues after getting cosmetic injections from unlicensed persons in other states.

One resident developed respiratory problems while another experienced kidney failure.

Illinois health officials say injections of Botox or silicone by unqualified persons is an ongoing problem.

Anyone considering a cosmetic injection should verify the technician is a licensed health care provider.

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