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What are collagen injections?

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Collagen injections replenish the skin's natural collagen, which keeps your skin moisturized and elastic. The injections can pump up your skin and make it smoother. The filler for the injections can be collagen, fat from your body, or synthetic materials.

From: Collagen Injections WebMD Medical Reference

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FDA: "Wrinkle Relief: Injectable Cosmetic Fillers."

American Academy of Dermatology: "Cosmetic Procedures: Fillers."

 

 

Reviewed by Stephanie S. Gardner on January 28, 2017

SOURCES:

FDA: "Wrinkle Relief: Injectable Cosmetic Fillers."

American Academy of Dermatology: "Cosmetic Procedures: Fillers."

 

 

Reviewed by Stephanie S. Gardner on January 28, 2017

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