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What are injectable compounds for skin made of?

Injectables used in skin treatments may be natural, synthetic, human, or animal derived. Examples of injectables include:
  • collagen, human or animal derived (Autolagen, Fascian, CosmoDerm, CosmoPlast, Cymetra, Zyderm, Zyplast)
  • botulinum toxins (Botox)
  • hyaluronic acid (Captique, Hylaform, Restylane)
  • autologous fat

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