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"Comparing efficacy and costs of four facial fillers in HIV-associated lipodystrophy: a clinical trial."
- Alfonso Vallejo,
- Angela A Garcia-Ruano,
- Carmen Pinilla,
- Michele Castellano,
- Esther Deleyto,
- Rosa Perez-Cano
Methods: We conducted a clinical trial including 147 patients suffering from HIV-induced lipoatrophy treated with Sculptra® (poly-L-lactic acid), Radiesse® (calcium hydroxylapatite), Aquamid® (polyacrylamide) or autologous fat. Objective and subjective changes were evaluated during a 24-monthfollow-up. Read More
Hyaluronic Acid Gel With (HARRL) and Without Lidocaine (HAJU) for the Treatment of Moderate-to-Severe Nasolabial Folds: A Randomized, Evaluator-Blinded, Phase III Study.
- Steven Fagien,
- Gary Monheit,
- Derek Jones,
- David Bank,
- Neil Sadick,
- Alessandra Nogueira,
- Jay H Mashburn
Objective: To compare the efficacy and safety of 2 HA gels, formulated by 2 different manufacturing processes: XpresHAn Technology (HARRL [with lidocaine]) and Hylacross technology (HAJU-a comparator product without lidocaine).
Patients And Methods: One hundred seventy subjects with bilateral nasolabial folds rated as moderate or severe, according to the Wrinkle Severity Rating Scale (WSRS), received injections of HARRL in the nasolabial folds on one side of the face and HAJU on the other side. Read More
[Body experience and self-esteem after minimally invasive skin rejuvenation : Study of female patients using botulinum toxin A and/or dermal fillers].
Objective: Study on body image and self-esteem of women with BoNT-A and/or hyaluronic acid filler treatment.
Material And Methods: A total of 145 women who requested BoNT-A and/or hyaluronic acid injections completed a survey comprised of the body dysmorphic disorder questionnaire, the Rosenberg self-esteem scale and questionnaires on the attitudes and motives on measures for optimization of the body and demographic features. Read More
The Efficacy of Vibration Anesthesia on Reducing Pain Levels During Lip Augmentation: Worth the Buzz?
Objective: Preferred measurement settings for rheological analysis of hyaluronic acid (HA) fillers are suggested, and the reasoning behind the choices is presented by demonstrating the effect of different measurement settings on select commercial HA fillers. Read More
Precision in Dermal Filling: A Comparison Between Needle and Cannula When Using Soft Tissue Fillers.
- Tatjana Pavicic,
- Konstantin Frank,
- Katharina Erlbacher,
- Romy Neuner,
- Stefan Targosinski,
- Thilo Schenck,
- Robert H Gotkin,
- Sebastian Cotofana
Methods: Ten fresh-frozen cephalic foreheads (9 male, 1 female) were injected with radiopaque material using both needles and cannulas. Read More
Objective: The objective is to evaluate the safety and efficacy of a small-particle hyaluronic acid (SPHA) injectable gel for the treatment of photoaged volume loss of the hands. Read More
Use of Hypochlorous Acid as a Preoperative Antiseptic Before Placement of Dermal Fillers: An Alternative to the Standard Options.
Hyaluronic acid-hydroxyapatite nanocomposite hydrogels for enhanced biophysical and biological performance in a dermal matrix.
Objective: To review anatomical consideration specific for the male face and define an approach to male soft tissue augmentation that creates harmonious and natural results.
Conclusion: Addressing aesthetic concerns in the upper face, midface, and lower face should be performed in concert with a combinatorial and pan facial approach. Read More
A Prospective, Open-Label Study of Hyaluronic Acid-Based Filler With Lidocaine (VYC-15L) Treatment for the Correction of Infraorbital Skin Depressions.
- Francois Niforos,
- Raj Acquilla,
- Patricia Ogilvie,
- Marva Safa,
- Massimo Signorini,
- Lela Creutz,
- Graeme Kerson,
- Michael Silberberg
Objective: Evaluate effectiveness and safety of Juvéderm Volbella with Lidocaine (VYC-15L; Allergan plc, Dublin, Ireland) for correction of bilateral infraorbital depressions.
Methods: In this 12-month, prospective, uncontrolled, open-label study, subjects aged ≥18 years with infraorbital depressions rated ≥1 on the Allergan Infra-oRbital Scale (AIRS) received injections of VYC-15L with optional touch-up treatment on Day 14. Read More
Hyaluronidase: Understanding Its Properties and Clinical Application for Cosmetic Injection Adverse Events.
Assessment of the Efficacy and Safety of Hyaluronic Acid Gel Injection in the Restoration of Fullness of the Upper Lips.
- Taraneh Yazdanparast,
- Aniseh Samadi,
- Hournaz Hasanzadeh,
- Saman Ahmad Nasrollahi,
- Alireza Firooz,
- Mansour Nassiri Kashani
Facial Assessment and Injection Guide for Botulinum Toxin and Injectable Hyaluronic Acid Fillers: Focus on the Lower Face.
Methods: We performed a literature search using the MEDLINE electronic database. Only original articles published in English were considered for review. Read More
Facial Assessment and Injection Guide for Botulinum Toxin and Injectable Hyaluronic Acid Fillers: Focus on the Upper Face.
RESULTS OF MINIMAL INVASIVE TREATMENT IN LOCALIZED ACQUIRED CUTIS LAXA TYPE 1 AND TYPE 2 - CASE REPORT AND DISCUSSION.
- U Wollina
Effectiveness evaluation of two volumizing hyaluronic acid dermal fillers in a controlled, randomized, double-blind, split-face clinical study.
Objective: The objective of this study was to compare the safety and effectiveness of Cohesive Polydensified Matrix(®) 26 mg/mL HA gel (CPM-26) and Vycross(®) 20 mg/ml HA gel (VYC-20) in a controlled, randomized, evaluator-blind, split-face clinical study.
Patients And Methods: Subjects with moderate-to-severe malar volume loss on the Merz Aesthetics Scale (MAS) received CPM-26 on one side and VYC-20 on the contralateral side of the face. Read More
Granulomatous reaction to hyaluronic acid filler material in oral and perioral region: A case report and review of literature.
- Carlos Eduardo P Alcântara,
- Mariana S Noronha,
- Joanna F Cunha,
- Isadora L Flores,
- Ricardo A Mesquita
Device Safety Implications of the Clinical Data Leading to US Food and Drug Administration Approval of Soft-Tissue Fillers: A Systematic Review.
Objective: To examine the quality of evidence leading to FDA approval of STFs.
Evidence Review: All original approvals for STFs were mined using the publicly available FDA database. Read More
The Classification and Prognosis of Periocular Complications Related to Blindness following Cosmetic Filler Injection.
- Yujin Myung,
- Sangjun Yim,
- Jae Hoon Jeong,
- Baek-Kyu Kim,
- Chan-Yeong Heo,
- Rong-Min Baek,
- Chang-Sik Pak
Minimal recovery time needed to return to social engagement following nasolabial fold correction with hyaluronic acid fillers produced with XpresHAn technology.
Prospective, Split-Face, Randomized, Long-Term Blinded Objective Comparison of the Performance and Tolerability of Two New Hyaluronic Acid Fillers.
- Patrick Trevidic,
- Pierre Andre,
- Laurent Benadiba,
- Jean-Jacques Deutsch,
- Olivier Galatoire,
- Philippe Garcia,
- Anne Grand-Vincent,
- Sylvie Boisnic,
- Jean-Charles Kerihuel,
- Catherine Salomon
Objective: To compare efficacy and tolerability of ART FILLER Universal (AFU) and ART FILLER Fine lines (AFFL) with the existing HA fillers for the treatment of nasolabial folds and crow's feet.
Materials And Methods: Prospective, randomized, rater- and patient-blind, split-face comparison of AFU with JUVEDERM Ultra 3 (JUV) and AFFL with FIRST LINES PureSense (FLPS). Read More
Three-Dimensional Imaging as a Novel Method of Evaluating the Longevity of Hyaluronic Acid Fillers in a Mouse Model.
Antibacterial SnO2 nanorods as efficient fillers of poly(propylene fumarate-co-ethylene glycol) biomaterials.
A Two-Phase Pilot Study to Evaluate the Safety and Tolerability of an In Situ Polymerizing Collagen.
- Christopher Inglefield,
- Rebecca Rone-McCrate,
- Robert Brooks,
- Jiaxun Zhu,
- Sheila Grant,
- Dale P DeVore
Objective: Conduct a prospective, single-center, dual-phase open-label study in 8 subjects to evaluate the safety, tolerability, and efficacy of the porcine collagen composition. Read More
Filler Nodules: Inflammatory or Infectious? A Review of Biofilms and Their Implications on Clinical Practice.
Objective: To explore the efficacy of different concentrations of hyaluronidase in digesting commercially available HA-based reversible fillers-Belotero Balance (BEL), Juvederm Ultra XC (JUVXC), Juvederm Ultra Plus (JUVX+), Juvederm Voluma XC (JUVV), Restylane-L (RESL), Restylane Silk (RESS), and Perlane/Restylane Lyft (RESLYFT). Read More
- Jack F Scheuer,
- David A Sieber,
- Ronnie A Pezeshk,
- Andrew A Gassman,
- Carey F Campbell,
- Rod J Rohrich
Preventing the Complications Associated with the Use of Dermal Fillers in Facial Aesthetic Procedures: An Expert Group Consensus Report.
- Fernando Urdiales-Gálvez,
- Nuria Escoda Delgado,
- Vitor Figueiredo,
- José V Lajo-Plaza,
- Mar Mira,
- Francisco Ortíz-Martí,
- Rosa Del Rio-Reyes,
- Nazaret Romero-Álvarez,
- Sofía Ruiz Del Cueto,
- María A Segurado,
- Cristina Villanueva Rebenaque
Mid-Face Volumization With Hyaluronic Acid: Injection Technique and Safety Aspects from a Controlled, Randomized, Double-Blind Clinical Study.
BACKGROUND: Injection of hyaluronic acid (HA) volumizing fillers in the malar area is intended for rejuvenation of the mid-face. The choice of products, depth, and technique of injection depends on the desired level of volume enhancement and practitioners' preferences.
OBJECTIVE: To describe a volumizing injection technique in the scope of a controlled, randomized, double-blind, single-center, split-face clinical study. Read More