Are Biofilms Responsible for the Adverse Effects Experienced Following Soft-Tissue Fillers?

Future Microbiol. 2014;9(8):931-3. doi: 10.2217/fmb.14.57.

Abstract

No abstract available

Keywords: bacteria; biofilms; chronic injection; tissue fillers.

Publication types

  • Editorial

MeSH terms

  • Acrylic Resins / adverse effects
  • Animals
  • Bacteria / growth & development*
  • Biocompatible Materials / administration & dosage
  • Biocompatible Materials / adverse effects*
  • Biofilms / growth & development*
  • Humans
  • Hyaluronic Acid / adverse effects*
  • Hyaluronic Acid / analogs & derivatives
  • Hydrogels / adverse effects
  • Injections
  • Mice

Substances

  • Acrylic Resins
  • Aquamid
  • Biocompatible Materials
  • Hydrogels
  • Hyaluronic Acid
  • Restylane