How does the quality of fillers differ for dermatologists and patients?

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Dr. Ellen Marmur, MD
Dermatology

The qualities of the ideal filler are different for doctors than they are for patients. From a doctor's perspective, we look for longevity, safety, a minimum of side effects, reliable results, cost-effectiveness, ease of injectability, biocompatibility, natural look, reversibility, and less pain. A patient wants a filler with (in order of importance), less pain, longevity, a natural look, reliable results, and minimal downtime. And low cost!

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