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J Drugs Dermatol. 2012 Sep;11(9):1069-77.

The basic science of dermal fillers: past and present Part II: adverse effects.

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Department of Dermatology, SUNY Downstate Medical Center, Brooklyn, NY 11203, USA.


The ideal dermal filler should offer long-lasting aesthetic improvement with a minimal side-effect profile. It should be biocompatible and stable within the injection site, with the risk of only transient undesirable effects from injection alone. However, all dermal fillers can induce serious and potentially long-lasting adverse effects. In Part II of this paper, we review the most common adverse effects related to dermal filler use.

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