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Volume correction in the aging hand: role of dermal fillers

Authors Rivkin A

Received 31 May 2016

Accepted for publication 23 June 2016

Published 30 August 2016 Volume 2016:9 Pages 225—232


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Editor who approved publication: Dr Jeffrey Weinberg

Alexander Z Rivkin

David Geffen/UCLA School of Medicine Los Angeles, CA, USA

The hands, just like the face, are highly visible parts of the body. They age at a similar rate and demonstrate comparable changes with time, sun damage, and smoking. Loss of volume in the hands exposes underlying tendons, veins, and bony prominences. Rejuvenation of the hands with dermal fillers is a procedure with high patient satisfaction and relatively low risk for complications. This study will review relevant anatomy, injection technique, clinical safety, and efficacy of dermal filler volumization of the aging hand.

Keywords: dermal fillers, hands, volumization, hyaluronic acid, calcium hydroxylapatite

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