Cosmoderm is an FDA-approved dermal filler that contains
natural human collagen. Cosmoderm has no pre-treatment testing
requirement. This natural human collagen has been purified from
dermal tissue grown under controlled laboratory conditions.
Cosmoderm is an excellent
filler product for thin-skinned areas, fine wrinkles
and shallow scars. Although temporary, it is one of the few
fillers that can treat the fine vertical lines above the
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Individual results may vary
Cosmoderm is injected just below the surface of the skin,
filling in unwanted fine lines and wrinkles and adding
definition to the lip border. Sister product
because of its denser formulation, is better suited for Lip
What to expect with Cosmoderm
CosmoDerm provides instant results in just one visit. So
whether it's correcting facial wrinkles, fine lines or
vermilion (lip) borders, you will see the full results
Do the injections hurt?
Cosmoderm injections are formulated with Lidocaine to
minimize patient discomfort. However, Dr. Russman may apply an
anesthetic numbing cream to the area you want injected to help
relieve any discomfort.
How long does Cosmoderm last?
Treatment results are immediate and typically last three
months or more. The collagen is gradually absorbed by the
body. A systematic correction program keeps you looking how
you want, so scheduled treatments work well for Cosmoderm
about five minutes to perform the procedure. It's quick, it's
easy, it doesn't hurt, and it will last at least three to six
months. CosmoDerm® and CosmoPlast® have a nice consistency and
are very smooth, soft and natural feeling." - Dr. David Bank,
MD Board Certified Dermatologist Director of the Center for
Dermatology, Cosmetic, and Laser Surgery, Mount Kisco, New
How Safe is Cosmoderm?
Treatment with FDA-approved Cosmoderm is a safe and
effective way to aid in the correction of facial wrinkles,
frown lines, skin folds, vermilion borders of the lip, scars
and other soft tissue deficiencies.
The collagen in Cosmoderm is isolated, and purified from human
dermal tissue grown under very strictly controlled laboratory
conditions. It is checked and stringently tested to assure
safety. In an extra step, the collagen is subjected to
additional viral inactivation for added safety.
How is Cosmoderm different from Cosmoplast?
Cosmoderm is used for fine lines such as crow's
feet and the fine lines radiating above the lips and the lip
Cosmoplast is used
in the treatment of deeper lines and furrows and lip
augmentation or "plumping".
Is it safe to use Botox® Cosmetic and
Yes. There are no restrictions in using both
Botox and any filler together and the combined
results of these, and fillers such as the recently-released
hyaluronic acid filler Juvederm, are very satisfying.
The benefit of collagen-based
dermal fillers is decreased downtime, decreased bruising,
decreased pain on injection. Many aesthetic physicians are
beginning to use collagen- and hyaluronic-containing fillers
in combination to replace both of these natural components of
the skin that are lost during the aging process.
Other fillers to learn about :
- all hyaluronic acid fillers for
wrinkles and lines;
Radiesse, an injectable implant for the
deep nasolabial folds and nose shaping; and
Sculptra, an injectable
collagen-spurring material for volume correction and lost