February 15, 2005
Captique, a non-animal stabilized hyaluronic acid is now available for injection into facial wrinkles and creases. Advantages may include decreased swelling and bruising which sometimes can be seen with other products such as Restylane. Captique joins the cadre of other facial injectibles sold by INAMED including Cosmoplast, Cosmoderm, Hylaform and Hylaform Plus. Each of these products is specifically tailored for various depth wrinkles of the face. Frequently, a combinations of these facial fillers are used to achieve the best results. See ASPS article on FDA approval of Captique.
Posted by Christine Hamori, MD