Loghem JV1, Yutskovskaya YA2, Philip Werschler W3.

Date: Jan 2015

Abstract

BACKGROUND:

Calcium hydroxylapatite is one of the most well-studied dermal fillers worldwide and has been extensively used for the correction of moderate-to-severe facial lines and folds and to replenish lost volume.

OBJECTIVES:

To mark the milestone of 10 years of use in the aesthetic field, this review will consider the evolution of calcium hydroxylapatite in aesthetic medicine, provide a detailed injection protocol for a global facial approach, and examine how the unique properties of calcium hydroxylapatite provide it with an important place in today’s market.

METHODS:

This article is an up-to-date review of calcium hydroxylapatite in aesthetic medicine along with procedures for its use, including a detailed injection protocol for a global facial approach by three expert injectors.

CONCLUSION:

Calcium hydroxylapatite is a very effective agent for many areas of facial soft tissue augmentation and is associated with a high and well-established safety profile. Calcium hydroxylapatite combines high elasticity and viscosity with an ability to induce long-term collagen formation making it an ideal agent for a global facial approach.

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/?term=Calcium+hydroxylapatite%3A+over+a+decade+of+clinical+experience.

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