What are Cosmoplast and Cosmoderm skin treatments?
Cosmoplast and Cosmoderm treatments are both dermal fillers, which contain the natural human fibrous proteins called collagen. Both of these treatments have been specifically developed and approved for the correction of facial wrinkles, soft tissue contour deficiencies and as a restoration treatment for the borders of the lips.
Neither Cosmoplast nor Cosmoderm require a pre-treatment skin test, as other treatments do. Cosmoplast and Cosmoderm treatments have each been examined in a clinical study conducted by INAMED Aesthetics and have both have been found to be safe, non-surgical dermal fillers that may be applied to a patient in a single visit.
How are Cosmoplast and Cosmoderm treatments applied?
Cosmoplast and Cosmoderm are both applied via needle injection into the dermis (just below the surface of the skin), thereby filling in lines and wrinkles of the facial area and adding definition to the borders of the lips.
What anesthetics are used during the Cosmoplast and Cosmoderm treatment process?
Cosmoplast and Cosmoderm injections are developed with lidocaine (a topical anesthetic) incorporated into the collagen of the treatment in order to minimize discomfort during the treatment process.
What are the results of Cosmoplast and Cosmoderm treatments?
Results provided by Cosmoplast and Cosmoderm may be seen immediately by the correction and smoothing of facial wrinkles, nasolabial folds, frown lines and the borders of the lips.
Who are the optimum candidates for Cosmoplast and Cosmoderm treatments?
Optimum candidates for Cosmoplast and Cosmoderm treatments are individuals who may have dermal conditions that require a temporary leveling of the skin in order to make it appear smoother. These treatments are commonly used for individuals who have acne scarring, chickenpox scarring, sun damage and natural aging.
Are Cosmoplast and Cosmoderm treatments safe?
Both Cosmoplast and Cosmoderm treatments have been approved for use by the United States Food and Drug Admistration (FDA).
How long do Cosmoplast and Cosmoderm treatments last?
The immediate results of Cosmoplast and Cosmoderm treatment typically last from three to six months or longer depending on the patient. Ongoing treatments may be required in order to maintain the maximum effects of the treatment.
Are there differences between Cosmoplast and Cosmoderm treatments?
Yes, Cosmoplast treatment is primarily used for the deeper lines of the face, furrows of the brow and the augmentation of the lips, while Cosmoderm treatment is typically used for fine lines such as crow's feet and the fine lines that radiate from the lips.
What is the cost of Cosmoplast or Cosmoderm treatments?
Cosmoplast and Cosmoderm treatments typically fall within the price range of $400-$700.
Disclaimer: This information is intended only as an introduction to this procedure. This information should not be used to determine whether you will have the procedure performed nor does it guarantee results of your elective surgery. Further details regarding surgical standards and procedures should be discussed with your physician.
By Anti-Aging Staff
Updated: November 20, 2008