Facial plast Surg 2012; 28(03): 288-293
DOI: 10.1055/s-0032-1312695
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Facial Filler and Neurotoxin Complications

Kartik Nettar1, Corey Maas1
  • 1The Maas Clinic for Aesthetic and Facial Plastic Surgery, University of California, San Francisco, California
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Publication Date:
21 June 2012 (online)


Botulinum neuromodulators and injectable dermal fillers have become part of the armamentarium in the treatment of facial aging. Their successful use requires a fundamental knowledge of anatomy and physiology and a sound understanding of their risks and complications. Although neuromodulators and fillers continue to demonstrate a strong record of safety, several notable risks exist.