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Aesthet Surg J. 2013 May;33(4):561-75. doi: 10.1177/1090820X13484492.

Complications of injectable fillers, part I.

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fillercomplication@gmail.com

Abstract

Dermal filling has rapidly become one of the most common procedures performed by clinicians worldwide. The vast majority of treatments are successful and patient satisfaction is high. However, complications, both mild and severe, have been reported and result from injection of many different types of dermal fillers. In this Continuing Medical Education review article, the author describes common technical errors, the signs and symptoms of both common and rare complications, and management of sequelae in clear, easily adaptable treatment algorithms.

KEYWORDS:

biofilms; dermal filler technique; filler complication; filler infection; filler technique; hyaluronidase

PMID:
23636629
DOI:
10.1177/1090820X13484492
[Indexed for MEDLINE]

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