Published in Medical Devices and Surgical Technology Week, September 3rd, 2006
According to a report from the United States, "Soft tissue augmentation has become a cornerstone of facial rejuvenation. The bovine collagens were historically considered the 'gold standard' as they had an extensive safety history and were effective. However, because of their brief duration and the approximate 1.0% to 3.0% incidence of hypersensitivity, alternatives were sought."
"A new class of agents, the hyaluronans, was recently granted approval by the U.S. Food and Drug...
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