As the COVID-19 vaccine continues to be administered, there have been a few cases of inflammatory reactions in those who currently have dermal filler. However, plastic surgeons across the country have urged individuals not to panic, as the data indicates that these incidents are extremely rare. In fact, one plastic surgeon, Jeffrey B. Wise, MD, shares that the likelihood of facial swelling occurring is two two-hundredths of one percent of the patients who have had the vaccine. Other doctors share that the risk of being infected with COVID-19 far outweighs the risk of reaction for individuals who receive dermal fillers. Nonetheless, this has led many to a common question: is there a risk of inflammatory reaction for individuals with breast implants? Rest assured, as at this point there have been no reported cases of breast implant complications with the COVID-19 vaccine nor any reason to indicate there might be. Additionally, many plastic surgeons who have implants themselves have received their COVID-19 vaccination nationwide. If you have questions regarding COVID-19 and breast implants or you’re considering a breast implant procedure, contact Dr. J. J. Wendel Plastic Surgery and schedule a consultation. Dr. J. J. Wendel is a board-certified plastic surgeon and will help you make an informed decision in choosing the right procedure for you!