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What are some natural dermal fillers?

Daniel Kapp
Daniel Kapp on behalf of MDLIVE
Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery

Hyaluronic acid is the most common natural filler.  Hyaluronic acid is also known as extracellular matrix.  It is a gel-like material which is found normally in the body and is the consistency of a thick gel.  In the past hyaluronic acids have been of animal origin.  However, today most hyaluronic acids on the market are genetically engineered.  The infection risk and the cross-reactivity is almost zero.

 

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