Facial plast Surg 2014; 30(06): 599-614
DOI: 10.1055/s-0034-1396755
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Adverse Effects of Fillers and Their Histopathology

Eckart Haneke
Department of Dermatology, Inselspital, Universitätsspital Bern, Bern, Switzerland
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23 December 2014 (online)


Injectable fillers nowadays represent a pillar in facial rejuvenation and make a significant contribution to the success of the treatment. Despite their obvious benefits, a wide range of possible complications such as immediate, late, delayed, temporary, or irreversible adverse effects have to be respected. Differentiating the various filler materials, these effects are assigned to histopathology findings and currently available treatment options.