Dermal Fillers AlloDerm and Cymetra Wantagh NY

AlloDerm is a dermal filler which is derived and processed from donated skin. The product has been available for more than 15 years in the treatment of burn in plastic surgery patients requiring tissue augmentation. Because the product is derived from other humans, all potential donors are screened for HIV and hepatitis.

Local Companies

B Todd Schaeffer
(516) 775-2800
3003 New Hyde Park Rd # 409
New Hyde Park, NY
Felix Ortega
(718) 883-3225
82-68 164th St
Jamaica, NY
Glenn Becker
(516) 594-1457
2000 N Village Ave # 210
Rockville Centre, NY
Seth Kaufman
(516) 678-4451
365 Broadway
Amityville, NY
Samuel Roth
(631) 360-3203
300 East Main St
Smithtown, NY
Martin E. Kessler
(516) 466-7000
650 Northern Boulevard
Great Neck, NY
Dan Roger
(718) 205-1347
91-31 Queens Boulevard
Elmhurst, NY
Antonio Una
(516) 536-5858
242 Merrick Road
Rockville Centre, NY
Herman Waldemar
(516) 742-3404
999 Franklin Ave
Garden City, NY
Raymond Yung
(212) 625-8069
185 Canal St, Suite 206-A
Smithtown, NY
Data Provided by:
  

AlloDerm is a dermal filler which is derived and processed from donated skin. The product has been available for more than 15 years in the treatment of burn in plastic surgery patients requiring tissue augmentation. Because the product is derived from other humans, all potential donors are screened for HIV and hepatitis. Second, the product is processed in such a way so as to kill any possible viruses in the tissues.

Unlike other dermal fillers, alloderm is only available in 1-2 mm thick sheets. The sheets can not be injected and have to implanted by making surgical incisions.

In all cases, some type of anesthesia is required to insert alloderm

The alloderm is soaked in a saline solution and trimmed according to the desired length. The alloderm is then rolled over and then inserted into the skin area. A few small incisions may be required for correct placement of alloderm. The alloderm is then sutured down to the tissues to prevent migration.

AlloDerm provides collagen structure and proteins beneath the skin and also helps your body's own tissue re-grow. Once in place, the defunct tissue volume is augmented and the AlloDerm is integrated into the surrounding tissues.

Cymetra is a particle form of AlloDerm which can be injected. The material is first soaked in a solution of a local anesthetic and then injected.

Both AlloDerm and Cymetra are an outpatient procedure. Following the procedure, one needs to rest on the first day. No strenuous activities, heavy lifting aerobic exercises, or other sporting activities should be done for the next couple of days.

After the procedure, the treatment site may be feel a little hard and firm for a few days, but with time, the tissues will appear soft and natural.

The surgical area must be treated with care and all trauma to the area must be avoided. One must not squeeze or manipulate the injected dermal filler for at least a few weeks after the surgery.

Because the product is derived from humans, the probability of allergies is minimal and no prior skin testing is required.

Side effects of AlloDerm and Cymetra include:

- Infection at the site

- Reactivation of herpes simplex

- Transient bruising

- Swelling at the site

- Redness

The product has been shown to have longer durability than collagen fillers and rejection has been almost nil

Both products last anywhere from 3-6 months



Advantages
of Alloderm

- it is capable of potentiating regeneration of normal tissues

- does not have any allergic tendencies

- is a soft and pliable graft and can be used anywhere on the body

- lasts longer than most collagen fillers

Click here to read more from DermaNetwork.org

Related Articles
- Cosmetic Dermatology Treatments Wantagh NY
Skin is something that many people take for granted. They think of their skin as if it was just a canvas of self expression. So, they get body art, or try to make their skin look more fashionable by tanning. However, the reality is that skin is incredibly important to keep healthy.
- Fight Against Hair Loss Wantagh NY
- Dermal Fillers Wantagh NY
- Dermal Fillers: Are they Right for You? Wantagh NY
- Facial Rejuvenation with Sculptra Wantagh NY
- Filling in Wrinkles with Dermal Fillers Wantagh NY
- Facts about Lip Augmentation Wantagh NY
- Cosmetic Dermatology Procedures Wantagh NY
- Cosmetic Dermatology and Wrinkles Wantagh NY
- CosmoPlast Wrinkle Treatments Wantagh NY