For complications caused by filler treatments, in general, two treatment regimens are advised: systemic drugs and surgical removal of the material. Another possible treatment option would be removal of the material by intralesional laser treatment.
Two hundred forty-two patients with complications caused by fillers were treated with intralesional laser treatment.
In the majority of patients, an improvement was achieved (92 percent), in 9 percent the complication was resolved, and in 3 percent it was not improved (unknown in the rest).
Considering the large number of patients treated until now and the efficacy and good safety profile of this treatment, the authors plead that intralesional laser treatment may be considered as a treatment option before surgery.
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