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Plastic Surgery Fillers – Artecoll

Artecoll, used in cosmetic plastic surgery as permanent soft tissue filler, is injected under the skin to plump up wrinkles and reduce folds of skin associated with aging such as the nasolabial fold which runs from the corner of the nose to the edges of the mouth. and Drug Administration (FDA) in December, 2006, to treat nasolabial folds with the added condition that a five-year follow up study of patients using Artecoll must be done. Artecoll is mostly collagen, one of the most abundant substances in all mammals...


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Plastic Surgery Fillers – Juvederm

Juvederm, is used by cosmetic, dermatological and plastic surgeons to soften deep folds and reduce wrinkles in the faces of patients. The substance is largely hyaluronic acid, a substance normally found in the skin, muscles, and tendons of mammals. Approved in June 2006 by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, Juvederm’s prime use is removing nasolabial folds, or “smile lines,” creases of skin which run from the corners of the nose to the corners of the mouth. It is also used as a lip...


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Plastic Surgery Fillers – Restylane

Restylane is the trade name for a specific formulation of non-animal sourced hyaluronic acid most commonly used for lip augmentation. In the United States, Restylane has been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for cosmetic injection into subdermal facial tissues.Restylane is injected under wrinkles and aging lines of the face such as the nasolabial folds, melomental folds...


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Plastic Surgery Fillers – Teoysal

Teosyal is a hyaluronic acid based wrinkle filling products. These products are highly compatible and slowly absorbed. They can be injected into the face, neck and hand. Teosyal gels effectively prevent and immediately correct all of the signs of ageing in a highly natural way. Thanks to the manufacturing process, which benefits from the latest technological advances, the hyaluronic acid contained in Teosyal gels is extremely pure . This guarantees exceptional tolerance and perfect integration into skin tissues in accordance with their characteristics and suppleness...


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Plastic Surgery Fillers – Zyderm

Zyderm collagen implant is composed of highly purified bovine dermal collagen. ZYDERM collagen implant is available in two forms: ZYDERM 1 collagen implant and ZYDERM 2 collagen implant. ZYDERM 2 collagen implant contains almost twice the collagen concentration of ZYDERM 1 collagen implant. ZYDERM collagen implant is introduced into the dermis for correction of contour deficiencies of this soft tissue. After injection, the implant undergoes syneresis and, as the saline is lost, the suspended collagen condenses into a soft cohesive network of fibers...


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Plastic Surgery Fillers – Radiesse

Healthy young skin contains collagen that gives it volume, flexibility and strength. As part of the aging process, your own natural collagen breaks down, diminishing facial volume. This loss of elasticity and volume results in the wrinkles, facial lines and skin laxity that rob your skin of its youthful appearance. The ideal way to achieve wrinkle reduction is by replenishing lost volume. With Radiesse wrinkle filler, you welcome back your own natural collagen to smooth out the signs of aging...


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Facial Injectables: Botox Vs. Fillers

In recent years, minimally invasive procedures have become increasingly popular within the fields of cosmetic surgery and cosmetic medicine. In particular, cosmetic injectable treatments have become a mainstay of aesthetic procedures. Cosmetic injectables can be classified as filling agents and relaxing agents, both of which are generally used to reduce the appearance of wrinkles, creases, furrows or scars. Filling agents include Restylane, Juvaderm, Radiesse, and Artecoll and work by injection of a volume of these products under ...


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