Soft Tissue Fillers and an Overview of Their Potential Complications

  • Paul M. Bucking
  • Moniek V. Ferneini
  • Elie M. FerneiniEmail author


Minor facial cosmetic surgical procedures, such as soft tissue fillers, are becoming more popular in maxillofacial cosmetic surgery. Their ease of use and relative safety profile make them a valuable cosmetic treatment option. Side effects, although uncommon, present a challenge for management. This chapter will discuss the range of complications associated with facial soft tissue fillers. Diagnosis, management, and prevention of these adverse events will also be discussed.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Paul M. Bucking
    • 1
  • Moniek V. Ferneini
    • 2
  • Elie M. Ferneini
    • 3
    • 4
    Email author
  1. 1.Division of Oral and Maxillofacial SurgerySchool of Dental Medicine, University of ConnecticutFarmingtonUSA
  2. 2.Beau Visage Med SpaCheshireUSA
  3. 3.Beau Visage Med Spa, Greater Waterbury OMSCheshireUSA
  4. 4.Division of Oral and Maxillofacial SurgeryUniversity of ConnecticutFarmingtonUSA

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