Injection of cosmetic fillers such as Hyaluronic acid (HA), currently the most widespread and ordinarily performed procedure in cosmetic medicine worldwide and it have been studied quite safe. Though, impediments are slight, transitory and reversible. The vast majority of managements by HA are successful and the satisfaction rate of the patient is great. As escalating in its usage, the risk of impediments is also like to increase. All the relevant articles regained from PubMed and Google scholar under search words: “ Hyaluronic acid complications ” , “ dermal filler complications ” , “ Injectable complications ” , “ hyaluronic acid ” , and “ Soft filler complications ” were studied. Impediments are rare but can be hazardous. Some of the impediments can appear within a few hours or a few days. The most severe impediment of HA filler injection is Vascular occlusion. The early identification and appropriate treatment of serious impediment can restrain impediment and can even prevent the abnormality. Impediments may occur due to doctor injection technique. Paying attention to the technique used can avoid these impediments. The main focus of this article is to highlight the impediments caused by HA injections, and its stoppage and how to administer these impediments if they do appear.
Xu Jing Hong, Rizwan Ali and Neelum Aziz Yousafzai