Chapter 10. Complications from Soft-Tissue Augmentation of the Face: A Guide to Understanding, Avoiding, and Managing Periprocedural Issues

  1. Derek Jones Director Founder Clinical Associate Professor
  1. Marc D. Glashofer MD, MS1 and
  2. Joel L. Cohen MD Director Associate Clinical Professor2

Published Online: 10 MAR 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9781444315004.ch10

Injectable Fillers: Principles and Practice

Injectable Fillers: Principles and Practice

How to Cite

Glashofer, M. D. and Cohen, J. L. (2010) Complications from Soft-Tissue Augmentation of the Face: A Guide to Understanding, Avoiding, and Managing Periprocedural Issues, in Injectable Fillers: Principles and Practice (ed D. Jones), Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444315004.ch10

Editor Information

  1. David Geffin School of Medicine, University of California, Los Angeles, USA

Author Information

  1. 1

    Dermatologic Surgeon, Island Dermatology, Long Beach, New York, USA

  2. 2

    About Skin Dermatology and DermSurgery, University of Colorado, Department of Dermatology, Englewood, Colorado, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 10 MAR 2010
  2. Published Print: 31 MAR 2010

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405192897

Online ISBN: 9781444315004

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Keywords:

  • Filler;
  • complications;
  • necrosis;
  • sensitivity;
  • hyaluronidase;
  • glabella;
  • supratrochlear artery;
  • granuloma;
  • cosmetic;
  • augmentation

Summary

With an aging population demanding facial rejuvenation with less invasive approaches, filler agents are being increasingly utilized. A variety of products are available and as a class they have a relatively strong safety profile. Nevertheless, complications can sometimes occur. Understanding the complications associated with available soft tissue augmentation agents, how best to avoid them, and how to treat them can help optimize the utilization of these versatile cosmetic therapies