Dermatology Book


Dermal Filler Injection

Aka: Dermal Filler Injection, Dermal Filler, Collagen Filler, Cosmoplast, Hyaluronic Acid Filler, Restylane, Perlane, Juvederm, Calcium Hydroxylapatite Filler, Radiesse, Poly-L-lactic Acid Filler, Sculptra
  1. See Also
    1. Skin Cosmetic Procedure
    2. Botulinum Toxin Injection
  2. Indications
    1. Lip enhancement
    2. Facial Wrinkles and folds in lower two thirds of face
      1. Nosolabial folds (old FDA approved use)
      2. Oral commissures
      3. Marionette lines (long vertical lines around the chin)
  3. Mechanism
    1. Injectable substances that increase soft-tissue volume for 3-24 months
  4. Dosing
    1. Injection of 1-2 ml into Dermis
    2. One treatment per 3 to 24 months (depending on filler injected)
  5. Preparations
    1. Collagen Filler (original filler introduced in the 1980s)
      1. Cosmoplast (Allergan Inc) lasts 3-4 months
    2. Hyaluronic Acid Filler
      1. Restylane and Perlane (Medicis Aesthetics) each last 6-9 months
      2. Juvederm (Allergan Inc) lasts 9-12 months
    3. Calcium Hydroxylapatite Filler
      1. Radiesse (Bioform Medical Inc) lasts 12-18 months
    4. Poly-L-lactic Acid Filler
      1. Sculptra (Dermik Lab) lasts 12-24 months
  6. Advantages
    1. Results are immediate
  7. Disadvantages
    1. Swelling and Bruising after the procedure
    2. Very operator dependent with the best outcomes with the most experienced clinicians
  8. References
    1. Small (2009) Am Fam Physician 80(11): 1231-8 [PubMed]
    2. Wise (2006) Facial Plast Surg 22(2):140-6 [PubMed]

Bovine tissue collagen dermal filler (C1445100)

Concepts Biomedical or Dental Material (T122)
SnomedCT 411121003
English Bovine tissue collagen dermal filler (product), Bovine tissue collagen dermal filler
Spanish relleno dérmico con colágeno tisular bovino (producto), relleno dérmico con colágeno tisular bovino
Derived from the NIH UMLS (Unified Medical Language System)

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