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Non-animal stabilized hyaluronic acid (NASHA) Injectable Gel

Caution: Federal Law restricts this device to sale by or on the order of a physician or licensed practitioner.


Perlane is a sterile gel of hyaluronic acid generated by Streptococcus species of bacteria, chemically cross-linked with BDDE, stabilized and suspended in phosphate buffered saline at pH=7 and concentration of 20 mg/mL. The median gel particles size is between 750 and 1000 microns.

Last reviewed on RxList: 7/5/2013
This monograph has been modified to include the generic and brand name in many instances.

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