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https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28210379/two-crosslinking-technologies-for-superficial-reticular-dermis-injection-a-comparative-ultrasound-and-histologic-study
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Patrick Micheels, Stéphanie Besse, Didier Sarazin
Background: Few hyaluronic acid fillers have been developed for superficial injection. Objective: To compare the diffusion and integration properties of cohesive polydensified matrix and Vycross® technology hyaluronic acid fillers with lidocaine following injection into the superficial reticular dermis. Methods and materials: Two subjects received two injections each of cohesive polydensified matrix and Vycross® hyaluronic acid (0.2mL/site) in the superficial reticular dermis of the buttock under ultrasound control...
January 2017: Journal of Clinical and Aesthetic Dermatology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28194869/the-effect-of-brushing-and-aging-on-the-staining-and-smoothness-of-resin-composites
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Lisandra R Mozzaquatro, Camila S Rodrigues, Marina R Kaizer, Maristela Lago, André Mallmann, Letícia B Jacques
OBJECTIVES: To evaluate the staining and smoothness of resin composites undergoing aging in water or red wine and simulated brushing with or without dentifrice. METHODS: The resin composites (Z250 microfilled and Z350XT nanofilled) were tested according to aging media (deionized water or red wine) and surface treatment (no brushing, brushed with water, or brushed with dentifrice). Specimens (n = 10) were subjected to three aging cycles (5 days) of continuous immersion in the aging media; each followed by simulated brushing (585 strokes)...
February 13, 2017: Journal of Esthetic and Restorative Dentistry
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28135883/efficacy-and-durability-of-hyaluronic-acid-fillers-for-malar-enhancement-a-prospective-randomized-spilt-face-clinical-controlled-trial
#3
Ki Heon Jeong, Min Jae Gwak, Sung Kyung Moon, Sang Jun Lee, Min Kyung Shin
Various hyaluronic acid fillers can be used for facial attenuation and rejuvenation. The efficacy and durability of hyaluronic acid fillers are of major concern to dermatologists and patients. This study aimed to evaluate three dimensional morphology, tissue distribution, and changes in volume after injection of two different hyaluronic acid fillers. Ten Korean women were enrolled in this study. Each subject was injected with monophasic hyaluronic acid filler in one malar area and biphasic filler in the other...
January 31, 2017: Journal of Cosmetic and Laser Therapy: Official Publication of the European Society for Laser Dermatology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28095576/facial-contouring-with-fillers-neuromodulators-and-lipolysis-to-achieve-a-natural-look-in-patients-with-facial-fullness
#4
Chytra Anand
BACKGROUND: The desire for and use of nonsurgical injectable esthetic facial treatments is on a rise in Asia. Recent advances, including more versatile facial fillers, refined injection techniques, and adoption of a global facial approach, have in turn contributed to improved patient outcomes and increased patient satisfaction. The sought after nonsurgical treatments include the use of botulinum toxin, con- touring of the face with soft tissue fillers, and thinning of the face with injection lipolysis...
December 1, 2016: Journal of Drugs in Dermatology: JDD
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28069316/-hyaluronic-acid-rheology-basics-and-clinical-applications-in-facial-rejuvenation
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R Billon, B Hersant, J P Meningaud
Hyaluronic acid (HA) is the most widely used dermal filler to treat facial volume deficits and winkles specially for facial rejuvenation. Depending on various areas of the face, filler is exposed to two different forces (shear deformation and compression/stretching forces) resulting from intrinsec and external mechanical stress. The purpose of this technical note is to explain how rheology, which is the study of the flow and deformation of matter under strains, can be used in our clinical practice of facial volumization with fillers...
January 6, 2017: Annales de Chirurgie Plastique et Esthétique
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28040807/current-concepts-in-lip-augmentation
#6
Gabrielle N Mannino, Shari R Lipner
Facial rejuvenation, particularly lip augmentation, has gained widespread popularity. An appreciation of perioral anatomy as well as the structural characteristics that define the aging face is critical to achieve optimal patient outcomes. Although techniques and technology evolve continuously, hyaluronic acid (HA) dermal fillers continue to dominate aesthetic practice. A combination approach including neurotoxin and volume restoration demonstrates superior results in select settings.
November 2016: Cutis; Cutaneous Medicine for the Practitioner
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28032168/the-efficacy-and-safety-of-ha-idf-plus-with-lidocaine-versus-ha-idf-without-lidocaine-in-nasolabial-folds-injection-a-randomized-multicenter-double-blind-split-face-study
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Jong-Hun Lee, Seok-Hwan Kim, Eun-Soo Park
BACKGROUND: Injection-related pain of dermal fillers is a consistent and bothersome problem for patients undergoing soft tissue augmentation. Reducing the pain could improve overall patient satisfaction. OBJECTIVE: The purpose of this study was to compare the pain relief, efficacy, and safety of HA IDF plus containing lidocaine with HA IDF without lidocaine during correction of nasolabial folds (NLFs). METHODS: Sixty-two subjects were enrolled in a randomized, multicenter, double-blind, split-face study of HA IDF plus and HA IDF for NLF correction...
December 28, 2016: Aesthetic Plastic Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28027572/free-radical-scavenging-properties-of-mannitol-and-its-role-as-a-constituent-of-hyaluronic-acid-fillers-a-literature-review
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P André, F Villain
Mannitol has both hydrating and anti-oxidant properties that make it an ideal excipient for use with hyaluronic acid (HA) fillers. This review examines the role of reactive oxygen species in the aging process and their effects on both endogenous HA and HA products developed for aesthetic use. Evidence is presented to show that the free-radical scavenging properties of mannitol provide it with a two-fold mechanism of action when combined with HA fillers: reducing the inflammation and swelling associated with the injection procedure itself, and preventing the degradation of the injected HA by free radicals...
December 27, 2016: International Journal of Cosmetic Science
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28025234/disparities-in-aesthetic-procedures-performed-by-plastic-surgery-residents
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Jason Silvestre, Joseph M Serletti, Benjamin Chang
BACKGROUND: Operative experience in aesthetic surgery is an important issue affecting plastic surgery residents. OBJECTIVES: This study addresses the variability of aesthetic surgery experience during plastic surgery residency. METHODS: National operative case logs of chief residents in independent/combined and integrated plastic surgery residency programs were analyzed (2011-2015). Fold differences between the bottom and top 10th percentiles of residents were calculated for each aesthetic procedure category and training model...
December 26, 2016: Aesthetic Surgery Journal
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28018778/technical-considerations-for-filler-and-neuromodulator-refinements
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José Raúl Montes, Anthony J Wilson, Brian L Chang, Ivona Percec
Background: The toolbox for cosmetic practitioners is growing at an unprecedented rate. There are novel products every year and expanding off-label indications for neurotoxin and soft-tissue filler applications. Consequently, aesthetic physicians are increasingly challenged by the task of selecting the most appropriate products and techniques to achieve optimal patient outcomes. Methods: We employed a PubMed literature search of facial injectables from the past 10 years (2005-2015), with emphasis on those articles embracing evidence-based medicine...
December 2016: Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. Global Open
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28005741/two-thirds-lip-defects-a-new-combined-reconstructive-technique-for-patients-with-epithelial-cancer
#11
Tiziana Vitagliano, Lucia Stella Curto, Antonio Greto Ciriaco, Pietro Gareri, Diego Ribuffo, Manfredi Greco
BACKGROUND: The lips are a common site prone to squamous cell carcinomas, which arise in the facial region. There are different techniques to reconstruct the excised lip region, according to dimensions, area, and position of the tumor. The authors describe a new technique of lip reconstruction born from a combination between a nasolabial flap and adipose tissue transplant. METHODS: The study was lead in the Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Department of the University of Catanzaro...
November 2016: Journal of Craniofacial Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28005623/a-12-month-follow-up-randomized-comparison-of-effectiveness-and-safety-of-two-hyaluronic-acid-fillers-for-treatment-of-severe-nasolabial-folds
#12
Benjamin Ascher, Christiane Bayerl, Philippe Kestemont, Berthold Rzany, Carolina Edwartz, Maurizio Podda
BACKGROUND: Hyaluronic acid (HA) filler injection is an increasingly popular aesthetic procedure. OBJECTIVE: To compare the effectiveness and safety of two HA fillers (HAED and HAPER) for the treatment of severe nasolabial folds (NLFs). MATERIALS AND METHODS: This was an evaluator-blinded and subject-blinded split-face study. At baseline, HAED or HAPER was randomly assigned to the left or right NLF. The follow-up period was 12 months. Effectiveness was assessed using the wrinkle severity rating scale (WSRS) and subject preference...
December 21, 2016: Dermatologic Surgery: Official Publication for American Society for Dermatologic Surgery [et Al.]
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27986754/cannula-versus-sharp-needle-for-placement-of-soft-tissue-fillers-an-observational-cadaver-study
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Jani A J van Loghem, Dalvi Humzah, Martina Kerscher
BACKGROUND: Soft-tissue fillers have become important products for facial rejuvenation. Deep fat compartments and facial bones lose volume during the natural aging process. For the most natural-looking results, deep volumetric injections at strategic sites are therefore preferred. Supraperiosteal placement is performed with a sharp needle or a non-traumatic cannula. OBJECTIVES: The primary objective was to determine whether there is a difference in precision between supraperiosteal placement with a sharp needle compared with a non-traumatic cannula in cadaver specimens...
December 16, 2016: Aesthetic Surgery Journal
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27918007/cosmetic-approach-to-the-asian-population
#14
Karin Eshagh, Cameron K Rokhsar
The types of cosmetic procedures favored by Asian individuals are unique and tailored to their anatomical differences. Thus, a customized approach is taken for different cosmetic procedures, ranging from neurotoxins and fillers to nonablative fractional resurfacing. The purpose of this review article is to identify the different types of cosmetic procedures commonly sought by Asian individuals and to understand how these different procedures are customized toward their aesthetic preferences. This review integrates the findings from multiple clinical trials available on PubMed...
December 2016: Seminars in Cutaneous Medicine and Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27911109/confocal-microscopy-and-imaging-profilometry-a-new-tool-aimed-to-evaluate-aesthetic-procedures
#15
Gabriella Fabbrocini, Caterina Mazzella, Fabio Montagnaro, Maria Pia De Padova, Sandra Lorenzi, Aurora Tedeschi, Patrizia Forgione, Claudia Capasso, Luigi Sivero, Carla Velotti, Daniela Russo, Rosa Vitiello, Gennaro Ilardi
According to the American Academy of Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons, more than 11 million cosmetic surgical and nonsurgical procedures were performed by board-certified plastic surgeons, dermatologists and otolaryngologists in the United States, totaling more than 12 billion dollars. We performed a retrospective observational multi-centric study on patients treated with a non-animal origin cross-linked hyaluronic acid with different molecular weights for nasolabial folds, evaluating through a new imaging system, profilometric techniques with the confocal microscopy, the durability, the efficacy and the safety of this product...
February 2017: Journal of Cosmetic and Laser Therapy: Official Publication of the European Society for Laser Dermatology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27906442/the-role-of-fillers-in-aesthetic-medicine-medico-legal-aspects
#16
E Marinelli, G Montanari Vergallo, G Reale, A di Luca, I Catarinozzi, S Napoletano, S Zaami
In recent years there has been an exponential increase of fillers use in aesthetic medicine. The popularity of this anti-wrinkle product is based on their capacity to offer significant improvement in the aesthetic field, particularly to skin rejuvenating processes with non-invasive and less expensive techniques, if compared to the surgical methods (i.e. surgical lifting). The great number of fillers on the market is composed of a large heterogenic number of biomaterials. The aim of this review was to provide an overview and a classification of the filling materials that are most commonly used...
November 2016: European Review for Medical and Pharmacological Sciences
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27860210/limitation-of-the-antibiotic-eluting-bone-graft-substitute-an-example-of-gentamycin-impregnated-calcium-sulfate
#17
Chang-Chin Wu, Yang-Kai Huang, Wei-Jen Chang, Yun-Ching Wu, Chen-Chie Wang, Kai-Chiang Yang
Patients with inadequate volume of alveolar processes or bone defects commonly require graft substitutes in oral, maxillofacial or orthopedic surgery. Ridge augmentation and reconstruction of facial bony defects with bone graft materials achieve better outcomes in functional and aesthetic rehabilitation. The injectable calcium sulfate filler is used widely in intra-operative applications. Calcium sulfate bone filler has been shown to upregulate bone formation-related mRNA genes in vitro and improve osseointegration in vivo...
November 18, 2016: Journal of Biomedical Materials Research. Part B, Applied Biomaterials
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27806168/safety-and-efficacy-of-a-volumizing-hyaluronic-acid-filler-for-treatment-of-hiv-associated-facial-lipoatrophy
#18
Derek Ho, Jared Jagdeo
Importance: Facial lipoatrophy (FLA) is associated with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) disease and the use of highly active antiretroviral therapy. The condition is primarily characterized by facial volume loss that affects the contours of the cheeks, temples, and orbits and may negatively affect patients' adherence to highly active antiretroviral therapy, psychological health, and quality of life. A single treatment of hyaluronic acid (HA) filler, 20 mg/mL, may provide an immediate, natural-appearing facial enhancement outcome...
January 1, 2017: JAMA Dermatology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27802071/a-clinical-study-on-the-usefulness-of-autologous-plasma-filler-in-the-treatment-of-nasolabial-fold-wrinkles
#19
Young Jun Choi, Han-Saem Kim, Joon Hong Min, Jae-Hui Nam, Ga-Young Lee, Won-Serk Kim
BACKGROUND: Recently, the efficacy of autologous plasma filler for the reduction of facial wrinkles has been demonstrated. OBJECTIVE: The aim of our study is to validate the efficacy and safety of autologous plasma filler in treating nasolabial fold wrinkles. MATERIAL AND METHODS: Twenty Korean patients with moderate to severe nasolabial fold wrinkles were enrolled. The patients were treated in one session of autologous plasma filler. The wrinkle improvement effects were evaluated at 1-week, 4-week, 8-week, and 12-week after the treatment...
November 1, 2016: Journal of Cosmetic and Laser Therapy: Official Publication of the European Society for Laser Dermatology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27799807/safety-and-performance-of-cohesive-polydensified-matrix-hyaluronic-acid-fillers-with-lidocaine-in-the-clinical-setting-an-open-label-multicenter-study
#20
Ulrich Kühne, Jørgen Esmann, Dennis von Heimburg, Matthias Imhof, Petra Weissenberger, Gerhard Sattler
Cohesive polydensified matrix (CPM(®)) hyaluronic acid fillers are now available with or without lidocaine. The aim of this study was to investigate the safety and performance of CPM(®) fillers with lidocaine in the clinical setting. In an open-label, prospective, postmarketing study, 108 patients from seven sites in Germany and Denmark were treated with one or more lidocaine-containing CPM(®) fillers. Performance was assessed using the Merz Aesthetics Scales(®) (MAS). Pain was rated on an 11-point visual analog scale...
2016: Clinical, Cosmetic and Investigational Dermatology
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