Complication of Soft Tissue Fillers: Prevention and Management Review

Hassan Galadari, George Kroumpouzos, Martin Kassir, Mrinal Gupta, Uwe Wollina, Andreas Katsambas, Torello Lotti, Mohammad Jafferany, Alexander A. Navarini, Roberta Vasconcelos Berg, Stephan Grabbe, Mohamad Goldust

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The population use of to dermal look young. fillers has Fillers increased have become manifold quite over Penalties popular the past both decade, among Apply which patients has and been treating attributed physicians to the due ever-increasing to their quick need and of quite the predictable results. Filler injection is a safe procedure in the hands of an experienced provider using appropriate technique. Nevertheless, various adverse effects to fillers have been reported that range from mild injection site complications, such as pain and bruising, to severe complications, like tissue necrosis, retinal artery occlusion, and infections. The esthetic provider should be aware of and be able to quickly recognize such complications, and be confident in managing them. In this article we highlight the various adverse effects noted with the use of fillers and discuss prevention and management.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)829-832
Number of pages4
JournalJournal of Drugs in Dermatology
Issue number9
Publication statusPublished - Sept 2020

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • General Medicine


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