Howard Krein, MD, PhD, Assistant Professor of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery at Jefferson College Medical School, discusses the most popular cosmetic fillers, restylane, perlane and juvederm, their uses and their effectiveness as “liquid facelifts.” Derived from naturally-occurring hyaluronic acid, these cosmetic agents are not expensive, their use involves minimal patient down time and results in a high level of patient satisfaction.
References and Resources
Fitzgerald R, Vleggaar D, Burgess C. Facial dermal fillers. Aesthet Surg J. 2008 Nov-Dec;28(6):699-701.
Cirillo P, Benci M, Bartoletti E, Bertana C. Proposed guidelines for use of dermal and subdermal fillers. Aesthet Surg J. 2008 Nov-Dec;28(6):699-701.
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