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Injectable microspheres provide permanent wrinkle correction. The combination with collagen for immediate filling of lines makes for great looks form the beginning. While the collagen degrades over 3 months, volume is created through water retention in the microspheres.
Volume correction on the lower and mid face, elimination of intermediate and deep lines.
Skin test is necessary 1 month prior to treatment to screen for allergies to bovine collagen. Avoidance of aspirin and ibuprofen for 10 days. Local anesthesia by injection makes the procedure more comfortable.
Avoidance of aspirin or ibuprofen for 3 days.
Permanent. A second treatment may be added 3 months after the initial injection.
Allergy to bovine collagen.
1-3 days of redness and swelling.