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Year : 2010  |  Volume : 3  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 20-22

Biofilms: Their role in dermal fillers


Venkat Charmalaya, Centre for Advanced Dermatology, Bangalore, Karnataka, India

Correspondence Address:
Anitha B Sadashivaiah
Venkat Charmalaya, Centre for Advanced Dermatology, 3437, 1st G Cross, 7th Main, Subbanna Garden, Vijayanagar, Bangalore - 560 040, Karnataka
India
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Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None


DOI: 10.4103/0974-2077.63257

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Fillers are commonly used in several aesthetic indications. Though considered safe, several side effects have been reported. The role of biofilms in the causation of some of these side effects has been elucidated only recently and this article presents a short review of the subject.


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