Chapter 3. Hyaluronic Acids: Basic Science

  1. Derek Jones Director Founder Clinical Associate Professor
  1. Nowell Solish MD, FRCP Assistant Professor1 and
  2. Kenneth Beer MD Director Voluntary Assistant Professor2

Published Online: 10 MAR 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9781444315004.ch3

Injectable Fillers: Principles and Practice

Injectable Fillers: Principles and Practice

How to Cite

Solish, N. and Beer, K. (2010) Hyaluronic Acids: Basic Science, in Injectable Fillers: Principles and Practice (ed D. Jones), Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444315004.ch3

Editor Information

  1. David Geffin School of Medicine, University of California, Los Angeles, USA

Author Information

  1. 1

    Dermatologic Surgery, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada

  2. 2

    Esthetic, Surgical and General Dermatology, Department of Dermatology, University of Miami, West Palm Beach, Florida, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 10 MAR 2010
  2. Published Print: 31 MAR 2010

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405192897

Online ISBN: 9781444315004



  • Hyaluronic Acids: Basic Science;
  • Hyaluronic acids as dermal fillers;
  • Food and Drug Administration (FDA);
  • BCDI (biscarbodiimide);
  • Concentration;
  • ‘effective HA concentration’;
  • Gel hardness


This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Hyaluronic acids as dermal fillers

  • Crosslinking

  • Concentration

  • Gel hardness

  • Particle size

  • Conclusion

  • References