Soft Tissue Fillers and an Overview of Their Potential Complications
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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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