Chapter 6. Fillers and Botulinum Toxins

  1. David J. Goldberg MD, JD5,6,7
  1. David Beynet MD1,
  2. Derek H. Jones MD2 and
  3. Timothy Corcoran Flynn MD3,4

Published Online: 11 MAY 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9781444318395.ch6

Facial Resurfacing

Facial Resurfacing

How to Cite

Beynet, D., Jones, D. H. and Flynn, T. C. (2010) Fillers and Botulinum Toxins, in Facial Resurfacing (ed D. J. Goldberg), Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444318395.ch6

Editor Information

  1. 5

    Skin Laser and Surgery Specialists of New York & New Jersey, New York, NY, USA

  2. 6

    Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY, USA

  3. 7

    Sanctuary Medical Aesthetic Center, Boca Raton, FL, USA

Author Information

  1. 1

    Division of Dermatology, David Geffen School of Medicine, University of California at Los Angeles, Department of Dermatology, West Los Angeles Veteran's Administration, CA, USA

  2. 2

    Division of Dermatology, David Geffen School of Medicine, University of California at Los Angeles, CA, USA

  3. 3

    Cary Skin Center, Cary, NC, USA; Department of Dermatology, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, NC, USA

  4. 4

    Department of Dermatology, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, NC, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 11 MAY 2010
  2. Published Print: 5 FEB 2010

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405190800

Online ISBN: 9781444318395

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Keywords:

  • fillers and botulinum toxins - injectable filler substances and botulinum toxin for soft-tissue augmentation;
  • filler use for soft tissue augmentation - and autologous fat injection;
  • bovine collagen, gold standard of soft-tissue filling;
  • Hyaluronic acid fillers - Restylane, longer-lasting cosmetic correction;
  • Evolence® - cross-linked porcine collagen;
  • calcium hydroxylapatite, Radiesse® - soft-tissue filler of CaHA microspheres;
  • collagen production - and poly-L-lactic acid (PLLA) particle stimulation;
  • Sculptra, fast-track FDA approval - HIV lipoatrophy treatment;
  • botulinum toxin (BTX) injection - common cosmetic procedure;
  • fillers and botulinum toxins - for safe dynamic facial rhytides and cosmetic concerns

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Current fillers

  • Newer fillers

  • Botulinum toxins

  • Conclusion

  • References