Hyaluronidase

Infraorbital Occlusion Treated with High-Dose Pulsed Hyaluronidase Protocol
Infraorbital Occlusion
by NEXT STEPS IN DERM TEAM on
Facial fillers are an increasingly popular cosmetic procedure used for facial rejuvenation. Regardless of the experience and skill level of the injector, fillers can inadvertently occlude vessels leading to blockage of cutaneous blood supply, ischemic skin necrosis and rarely cerebrovascular strokes and blindness. Injectors should recognize early signs of occlusion and be prepared with knowledge a …
Dermal Filler Strategies and Adverse Events Specific to Skin of Color
Dermal Filler
by Mojgan Hosseinipour, DO, FAAD on
When treating Fitzpatrick skin types IV, V, and VI, it is important to recognize differences in common adverse events that may be experienced. In patients of color, hyperpigmentation is a primary concern. This article will discuss various causes of hyperpigmentation after dermal filler injections in patients of color as well as management strategies. There is increasing racial and ethnic div …
Dermal Filler Injections: Preventing & Managing Complications | Pearls from the Expert
dermal filler injections
by Azam Qureshi, MD on
During the 2021 Skin of Color Update Virtual Conference, Dr. Hassan Galadari provided a highly anticipated lecture in which he discussed prevention and management of complications with dermal filler injections. [caption id="attachment_14289" align="alignleft" width="1024"] Table 1[/caption] The different types of dermal filers, shown above in Table 1, have been associated with a variety of c …
Vascular Complications of Fillers: Treatment Pearls for Impending Necrosis
Vascular Complications of Filler
by Angela Hou, MD on
As dermatology residents, injecting filler during our demo sessions is always exciting, as it is not something we have the opportunity to practice frequently. It can also be daunting, especially with the possibility of vascular complications. Patients come to you wanting to enhance their appearance, and the idea of possibly causing permanent and serious adverse effects can be terrifying. Thankful …