N.D. Moscoe, M.D. - Collagen / Fat Injections   

Collagen / Fat Injections 

Plump up creased, furrowed, or sunken facial skin; add fullness
to lips and backs of hands. Works best on thin, dry, light-colored
skin. Length: 
15 minutes to 1 hour per session. Anesthesia: 
Collagen: usually none; local may be included with the injection.

Fat: local. In/Outpatient: 
Outpatient. Side Effects: 
Temporary stinging, throbbing, or burning sensation. Faint redness,
swelling, excess fullness. Risks: 
Collagen: allergic reactions including rash, hives, swelling,
or flu-like symptoms; possible triggering of connective-tissue
or autoimmune diseases. 
Both: Contour irregularities; infection. Duration of Results: 
Variable; a few months to 1 year. Price: 

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