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There are a wide variety of dermal fillers in use today. Each has its own unique benefit and purpose. Below is a comparison for general reference purposes. The best thing to do if you are considering injectables or dermal fillers is to consult with a physician.

There are a wide variety of dermal fillers in use today. Each has its own unique benefit and purpose. Below is a comparison for general reference purposes. The best thing to do if you are considering injectables or dermal fillers is to consult with a physician.

Below is a reference guide to the most common injectable filler ingredients, the brand names of products that contain them, and important facts as how long the result lasts and the average cost. The key is making sure you get the proper filler for your specific needs―and that you have reasonable expectations.

Injectable fillers/substances and FDA regulation: The U.S. Food and Drug Administration reviews and approves all pharmaceutical fillers and acceptable areas of treatment. Some fillers may be used "off-label" by doctors, meaning for a body part not directly certified by the FDA. Regulatory status for fillers/substances listed above is subject to change: