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  1. Treating Osteoarthritis of the Knee (American Academy of Family Physicians)  
    ... doctor may talk to you about surgery or hyaluronic acid injections. What are hyaluronic acid injections? Some hyaluronic acid is already in the fluid in your joints. ...
  2. Lip Augmentation Offers Something to Smile About (American Academy of Dermatology)  
    ... of lip augmentation. Now, dermatologists are using injectable hyaluronic acid fillers to not only add volume to the ... off-label for years, in October 2011 one hyaluronic acid filler was approved by the U.S. Food and ...
  3. Wrinkle Fillers (Food and Drug Administration)  
    ... are the shortest lasting of injectable filler materials. Hyaluronic acid: Hyaluronic acid is a type of sugar (polysaccharide) that is ... form, causing a wrinkle smoothing effect. Sources of hyaluronic acid used in wrinkle fillers can be from bacteria ...
  4. Handout on Health: Osteoarthritis From the National Institutes of Health (National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases)  
    ... osteoarthritis. They are occasionally used for inflammatory flares. Hyaluronic acid substitutes: Sometimes called viscosupplements, hyaluronic acid substitutes are ...
  5. Hyaluronic acid is a substance already in the fluid of your knee. It helps lubricate the joint. When you have arthritis, the hyaluronic acid in your joint becomes thinner and less effective. ...
  6. Fillers (American Academy of Dermatology)  
    ... and hands caused by diminishing collagen, elastin, and hyaluronic acid — components of our skin that give it fullness. ... produce immediate — or close to immediate — results include hyaluronic acid gel, self-donated fat, and PMMA (polymethylmethacrylate). One ...
  7. Arthritis and Rheumatic Diseases From the National Institutes of Health (National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases)  
    ... the arteries, high blood glucose, infections, and cataracts. Hyaluronic acid substitutes. Hyaluronic acid products, such as Hyalgan and Synvisc, mimic a ...
  8. Viscosupplementation for Knee Osteoarthritis (American College of Physicians) - PDF  
    ... alternative treatment strategy called viscosupplementation uses injections of hyaluronic acid to improve knee function. Hyaluronic acid occurs naturally ...
  9. Joint Injection/Aspiration (American College of Rheumatology)  
    ... osteoarthritis, their mode of action is less clear. Hyaluronic acid ( Hyalgan ®, Synvisc ®, Orthovisc ®) is a viscous lubricating substance ... and pain several hours after the corticosteroid or hyaluronic acid injection—which occurs in approximately 1 out of ...
  10. Are Fillers the Right Choice for You? (American Academy of Dermatology)  
    ... immediate results Filler When see results Collagen Immediate Hyaluronic acid gel Immediate Calcium hydroxyl apatite Immediate Poly-L- ... to 3 months (often longer when treating scar) Hyaluronic acid gel 4 to 12 months Calcium hydroxylapatite 6 ...
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