Case Report
Volume 17 Issue 8 - 2018
Facial Infection due to Cosmetic Filler Injection: Literature Review and Case Report
Hamed H Al-Bargi1* and Shuhrah Ali Alshehri2
1Consultant Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon, Dr. Soleman Fakeeh and Hospital and Alqathi Specialist Hospital Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Division, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
2King Fahad Military Hospital, Jeddah Dental Department, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
*Corresponding Author: Hamed H Al-Bargi, Consultant Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon, Dr. Soleman Fakeeh and Hospital and Alqathi Specialist Hospital Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Division, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia.
Received: May 07, 2018; Published: July 31, 2018
Citation: Hamed H Al-Bargi and Shuhrah Ali Alshehri. “Facial Infection due to Cosmetic Filler Injection: Literature Review and Case Report”. EC Dental Science 17.8 (2018): 1469-1474.
Abstract
Background:The increasing demands for facial region rejuvenation of the facial appearance have brought up great deal of using injectable fillers into the facial region rather than undergoing surgical intervention.
Patients are seeking more durable less adverse reactive and better cosmetics resulted into a competition for producing whole wide range of cosmetic materials trying to fulfill these desirable features. Even though the risks and complications are present whenever these materials used. The most important point is explaining to the patient all the risks and complications that possible to occur.
Objective:To review the types and the adverse reaction to various commonly used cosmetic injectable fillers. A case report of infection developed after injection of facial fillers and surgical intervention will be presented as an example.
Conclusion:Clinician should have a sound knowledge of techniques, types, and adverse reaction to approach optimal cosmetic result with minimal incidence of complications.
Keywords:Facial Infection; Cosmetic Filler Injection
Copyright: © 2018 Hamed H Al-Bargi and Shuhrah Ali Alshehri. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.

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