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Belotero Balance: Exciting Addition To Dermal Filler Category

Belotero Balance

What is Belotero Balance? Belotero Balance is a hyaluronic acid based filler, used as an injectable dermal filler, used to treat mild to moderate facial lines, wrinkles, and folds. Created by Anteis SA, and distributed by Merz Pharmaceuticals, it is also marketed as Esthelis (trademark), and was approved by the Food and Drug Administration in 2011. It is cohesive, because …

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Zyderm And Zyplast Collagen Fillers: Past Their Prime?

Zyderm Zyplast Fillers

Developed by Inamed Aesthetics, and acquired by Allergan, Inc., Zyderm and Zyplast were the first collagen fillers to be approved by the Food and Drug Administration in the 1980’s, after rigorous testing over a five year period. Both products are made from bovine (cow) collagen, and have been used on more than one million patients since their approval. Zyderm is …

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Autologen Injections: Can You Really Grow Your Own Facelift?

Autologen Injections

Autologen injections are autologous human collagen injections, which means that the collagen comes from the same individual as which they will be injected. In other words, you donate your own collagen if you ever have surgery on your body, such as abdominoplasty (tummy tuck), breast reduction or lift, or any other surgery involving tissue excision. Your own supply of collagen …

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