hydroxylapatite

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hydroxylapatite

[hī¦dräk·səl′ap·ə‚tīt]
(mineralogy)
Ca5(PO4)3OH A rare form of the apatite group that crystallizes in the hexagonal system.
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The RADIESSE Voice injectable implant contains synthetic Calcium Hydroxylapatite (CaHA) microspheres, which have a diameter of 25-45 micron, suspended in an aqueous resorbable carrier gel.
A fine needle injects tiny amounts of hyaluronic acid (or another fillet; like collagen, calcium hydroxylapatite, or polylactic acid) into deep lines on the face.
The dermal fillers in use today are composed of a variety of different substances, including collagen, a protein found in the human body; hyaluronic acid, a sugar that occurs in the human body; calcium hydroxylapatite, a mineral found in human bones and teeth; poly-L-lactic acid, a synthetic polymer; and polymethylmethacrylate beads, a man-made polymer that does not degrade in the body.
Combining dermal fillers he uses Radiesse, made of calcium hydroxylapatite and Restylane made from Hyaluronic acids to restore volume in my face.
Additional filler materials such as calcium hydroxylapatite (Radiesse) and poly-L-lactic acid (Seulptra) work by adding volume to facial areas that have lost the "fullness of youth.
When Radiesse is injected into the skin, natural collagen forms around the calcium hydroxylapatite.
Composed of smooth calcium hydroxylapatite (CaHA) particles suspended in a gel carrier, Radiesse has been demonstrated to be safe and biocompatible in numerous soft tissue applications.
Growth in this sector boomed with the introduction of BOTOX wrinkle treatments in the 1990s and will continue to be driven by new product introductions, most notably tissue fillers based on materials such as hyaluronic acid and calcium hydroxylapatite, among others.
Injections of autologous fat, autologous chondrocytes harvested from the ear, or calcium hydroxylapatite also have shown promise but are still considered investigational.
Evaluation of Injectable Calcium Hydroxylapatite for the Treatment of Facial Lipoatrophy Associated with Human Immunodeficiency Virus" (A.
He was treated twice by another physician with calcium hydroxylapatite injection into the immobile vocal fold, but his aphonia persisted.
CHICAGO -- Calcium hydroxylapatite provided excellent clinical results and was well tolerated over 12 months in the largest prospective study to date of vocal cord insufficiency, Dr.