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Subdermal Fillers

A liquid facelift using injectables

Howard Krein, MD, PhD, Assistant professor of Otolaryngology and 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 face lifts”. 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
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Cirillo P, Benci M, Bartoletti E, Bertana C. Proposed guidelines for use of dermal and subdermal fillers. G Ital Dermatol Venereol. 2008 Jun;143(3):187-93.
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