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.
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.
Winters uses collagen injections to "bulk up" the bladder neck so that it can control the flow of urine.
All underwent bilateral vocal cord collagen injections to assess the novel therapy's safety and efficacy, as well as to try to identify specific patient subgroups more or less likely to respond.
Some authors have observed a better muscle tissue condition and muscle activity decreasing after intramuscular collagen injections. Lawrence and De Luca found a positive correlation between muscle myoelectric signals and the muscle force of the maximal voluntary contraction [38, 39].
During the fourth quarter the company is introducing such additions to the lines as Plus White Plus, a proprietary toothpaste formula that incorporates maximum fluoride together with StainGuard, which provides superior whitening and protection; Mega-T Weight Loss Chews, sugar-free chewables that help curb appetite and fight hunger; Mega-T Value Size packages; and the Sudden Change Youth Recovery treatments, clinically proven as effective in two weeks as collagen injections.
She claimed Dr Klein used surgerystrength anaesthetic Propofol to put Jackson under for collagen injections used to treat his acne scars.
The 31-year-old Australian model and ex to "Good Charlotte" singer Benji Madden, (http://radaronline.com/exclusives/2011/01/sophie-monk-regrets-plastic-surgery/) admitted to getting collagen injections in 2011 before moving to work in the U.S.
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.
Last resorts When nothing is working, collagen injections can bulk up the sphincter and increase resistance, and surgical procedures can support the sphincter or implant a valve at the urethra, which can be opened and closed when it's time to urinate.
When it comes to lip augmentation, collagen injections have traditionally been the popular treatment.
Remedies for the problem generally have been surgical, and some practitioners have begun trying collagen injections more recently, with fair results.