collagen injection


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col·la·gen in·jec·tion

correction of superficial soft tissue deformities, acne scars, or age-related skin changes by injection (implantation) of collagen; bovine collagen preparations are commonly used. Prior intradermal testing is necessary to exclude hypersensitivity.

collagen injection

a reconstructive technique in cosmetic surgery to enhance the lips or fatten sunken facial skin.
The injection of collagen, a self protein to 'fill' facial wrinkles; because collagen is absorbed over time, collagen injections must be repeated periodically to maintain results

col·la·gen in·jec·tion

(kol'ă-jen in-jek'shŭn)
Correction of superficial soft tissue deformities, acne scars, or age-related skin changes by injection (implantation) of collagen; bovine collagen preparations are commonly used. Prior intradermal testing is necessary to exclude hypersensitivity.
Synonym(s): collagen implantation.
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Collagen injections can benefit women who still suffer from stress urinary incontinence (SUI) even after urethral or periurethral surgery, report researchers at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas.
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The top five nonsurgical cosmetic procedures for women were: Botox injection (1,963,012 and 86 percent of Botox total); microdermabrasion (774,261 and 90 percent of total); laser hair removal (695,210 and 75 percent of total); chemical peel (640,081 and 89 percent of total); and collagen injection (568,797 and 92 percent of total).
DiSpaltro says that part of the reason for the higher number of nonsurgical procedures is that popular treatments such as Botox, collagen injections and microdermabrasion must be repeated on a regular basis in order to maintain their benefits.
Collagen injections and laser hair removal were fourth and fifth with 796,526 and 687,721 performed on patients, respectively.
HER teeth are falling out and she's had collagen injections for her wrinkles - but Zara Hartshorn is no middle-aged woman trying to recapture her youth.
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The 31-year-old LA-based actress is believed to have had botox, collagen injections and a boob job and shrunk to a tiny size zero, in her bid to crack the big time in the US.
When it comes to lip augmentation, collagen injections have traditionally been the popular treatment.