The authors have no funding, financial relationships, or conflicts of interest to disclose.
How I Do It
Large needle suction aspiration of permanent fillers†
Article first published online: 6 SEP 2011
Copyright © 2011 The American Laryngological, Rhinological, and Otological Society, Inc.
Volume 121, Issue 10, pages 2146–2149, October 2011
How to Cite
Wilson, Y. L. and Ellis, D. A. F. (2011), Large needle suction aspiration of permanent fillers. The Laryngoscope, 121: 2146–2149. doi: 10.1002/lary.21555
- Issue published online: 21 SEP 2011
- Article first published online: 6 SEP 2011
- Accepted manuscript online: 3 MAR 2011 03:45PM EST
- Manuscript Accepted: 9 DEC 2010
- Manuscript Revised: 6 DEC 2010
- Manuscript Received: 28 OCT 2010
- Permanent fillers;
- filler removal;
- large needle aspiration;
Temporary injectable fillers have become so widely accepted within the cosmetic medical industry that permanent fillers with longer lasting effects are fast gaining popularity. Both patients and physicians alike have eagerly sought a product to minimize the inconvenience and cost of repeated injections. However, the fear is that the use of permanent fillers may lead to permanent problems. We describe here an in-office technique to remove permanent injectable fillers that achieves consistent, natural results with minimal risk of scarring.