Postoperative Infection

  • Scott Kim
  • Peter Hashim
  • Elie M. FerneiniEmail author


Although postoperative infection in facial cosmetic surgery is rare, its consequence is devastating to the patient as well as the surgeon. Prevention is the primary goal. This chapter will discuss postoperative infections associated with different cosmetic maxillofacial surgical procedures. Management as well as prevention of these complications will also be addressed.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Division of Oral and Maxillofacial SurgerySchool of Dental Medicine, University of ConnecticutFarmingtonUSA
  2. 2.Department of DermatologyIcahn School of Medicine at Mount SinaiNew YorkUSA
  3. 3.Beau Visage Med Spa, Greater Waterbury OMSCheshireUSA
  4. 4.Division of Oral and Maxillofacial SurgeryUniversity of ConnecticutFarmingtonUSA

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