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What are Artecoll skin treatments?

Dr. Doris Day, MD
Dermatology
This is essentially fiberglass bound to an animal form of collagen as the vehicle. Once the collagen is absorbed by the body, the artecol remains and offers permanent filling of the space. Small amounts are injected to the selected site over several sessions for optimal results. Two skin tests done one month apart are required to ensure you are not allergic to the collagen. Anesthetic may be required for pain management, especially of the sensitive areas around the mouth.

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