The American Academy of Ophthalmology (AAO) likewise responded to reports cautioning consumers about the dangers of cosmetic eyelash extensions.
The Hidden Dangers of Eyelash Extensions. Irritation and redness. Inflammation and swelling. Check out this clip of actress Kristin Chenoweth on CNN. Infection. Extensions can trap dirt and bacteria, leading to serious infections, including pink eye. Allergic reaction. Loss of eyelashes.
Side Effects of Eyelash Extensions. Side effects such as allergic reactions, eye infections and hair loss have been linked with eyelash extensions, a beauty enhancement method in which synthetic lashes are attached one by one to natural lashes. Side Effects: Studies and Views. Advice From Eye Care Professionals.