The most common complications of facial implants include infection, implant migration, and extrusion, according to a study published online Jan. 18 in JAMA Facial Plastic Surgery.

Hani M. Rayess, M.D., from the Wayne State University School of Medicine in Detroit, and colleagues conducted a cross-sectional study to review complications after facial implants performed on patients across the United States from January 2006 to December 2016.

The researchers identified 39 cases of adverse events reported to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration; 41 percent involved malar implants and 31 percent chin implants.

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