Facial soft-tissue fillers conference: Assessing the state of the science

C. William Hanke, Rod J. Rohrich, Mariano Busso, Alastair Carruthers, Jean Carruthers, Steven Fagien, Rebecca Fitzgerald, Richard Glogau, Phyllis E. Greenberger, Z. Paul Lorenc, Ellen S. Marmur, Gary D. Monheit, Andrea Pusic, Mark G. Rubin, Berthold Rzany, Anthony Sclafani, Susan Taylor, Susan Weinkle, Michael F. McGuire, David M. PariserLaurie A. Casas, Karen J. Collishaw, Roger A. Dailey, Stephen C. Duffy, Elizabeth Jan Edgar, Barbara L. Greenan, Kelly Haenlein, Ronald A. Henrichs, Keith M. Hume, Flora Lum, David R. Nielsen, Lisle Poulsen, Lori Shoaf, William Seward, Wendy Smith Begolka, Robert G. Stanton, Katherine J. Svedman, J. Regan Thomas, Jonathan M. Sykes, Carol Wargo, Robert A. Weiss

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The American Academy of Dermatology and the American Society of Plastic Surgeons, with the support of other sister societies, conducted the Facial Soft-Tissue Fillers: Assessing the State of the Science conference in December of 2009. The American Academy of Dermatology and the American Society of Plastic Surgeons established a panel of leading experts in the field of soft-tissue fillers - from researchers to clinicians - and other stakeholders for the conference to examine and discuss issues of patient safety, efficacy, and effectiveness in relation to the approved and off-label use of soft-tissue fillers, and other factors, including the training and level of experience of individuals administering fillers. This report represents the systematic literature review that examines comprehensively the available evidence and gaps in the evidence related to soft-tissue fillers, to inform and support the work of the state-of-the-science conference panel. This evidence-based medicine review will serve as the foundation for future evidence-based medicine reports in this growing field. © 2011 by the American Academy of Dermatology, Inc and

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)S66-S85
JournalJournal of the American Academy of Dermatology
Issue number4 SUPPL. 1
StatePublished - Apr 2011

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Dermatology


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