New fillers expanding patients' options

February 6, 2004

With a handful of new options expected to receive FDA approval withina year, the field of tissue augmentation stands poised to undergo a seismicshift. "The bottom line is, tissue augmentation is about to changedramatically," said Mariano E. Busso, M.D. He is clinical professorin the University of Miami's department of dermatology, chief of dermatologyat Mercy Hospital, also in Miami, Fla., and a private practitioner who isboard-certified in dermatology.