ASAPS Injectable Quick Facts

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  HYALURONIC ACID BOTULINUM TOXIN FAT INJECTIONS BOVINE-BASED COLLAGEN HUMAN-BASED COLLAGEN CALCIUM
HYDROXY-
LAPATITE
Name Restylane, Hylaform Botox and Myobloc Fat Injection Zyderm, Zyplast CosmoDerm, CosmoPlast Radiance
What It Is A substance found in all living organisms Botulinum toxin type A - produced by Clostridia Botulinum bacteria. Fat transfer from one part of the body to another Derived from purified bovine (cow) collagen Derived from human collagen Synthetic form of material found in bone and teeth
How It Works
Adds
volume
Temporarily relaxes the muscle
Adds
volume
Adds
volume
Adds
volume
Adds
volume
Injection Areas Nasolabial folds, forehead wrinkles, smile lines and lips Forehead, frown lines, crow's feet and vertical neck bands Nasolabial folds, crow's feet, lips, frown lines, and facial recontouring Nasolabial folds, crow's feet, frown lines, and lips Nasolabial folds, frown lines, crow's feet, and lips Nasolabial folds, frown lines, crow's feet, and lips
Results 4 months to 1 year: depending on formulation Up to 6 months Highly variable:
months to years
Up to 6 months Up to 6 months 2 years and
possibly longer
Average Cost * Unknown $399 per procedure $1,282 per procedure $399 per procedure Unknown Unknown
US Availability No – FDA approval pending for cosmetic use Yes – FDA approved for frown lines; other uses are "off-label" Yes – Does not require FDA approval Yes – FDA approved Yes – FDA approved Yes - cosmetic use "off-label"
Back To Work No
downtime
No
downtime
Minor: 1-4 days
Extensive: 7-14 days
No
downtime
No
downtime
No
downtime
Possible Reactions Swelling, redness, and tenderness Bruising, redness, droopy eyelid, flu-like symptoms, headache Swelling, bruising and lumpiness Slight bruising and allergic reactions Swelling, redness and bruising Swelling, redness, brusing, and lumpiness
Other Considerations Does not
require
allergy skin
test
None identified at this time Requires a donor site (i.e., thighs, abdomen, or buttocks) Requires allergy skin test–at least one month wait Does not require allergy skin test Does not require allergy skin test

* According to ASAPS 2002 Statistics
 

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