Cost of Collagen Injections?

What does it cost to have collagen injections in the lips?

Doctor Answers (2)

Collagen is not good in Lips

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Collagen is not a good choice in the lips.

About 15-20 years ago, the Collagen Corporation, began to promote what they called the Paris lip. Originally, it was used to define the border of the lip. However, they began to promote it for injections into the body of the lip. The FDA forced them to cease this marketing effort. Such injections caused swelling and bumps.

There is a role for Cosmoderm in this area today for definition of the area, but again definitely not into the lip. Evolence is NOT to be used in the lip or around the lip. It is meant as a somewhat deeper filler.

Evolence is no longer being marketed or manufactured by Johnson & Johnson. This decision was evidently based on financial matters not health matters. J & J is honoring the $50 rebate until the end of the year.

Costs for collagen fillers can very substantially from $300-600.


Virginia Beach Dermatologist
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Don't use porcine collagen!

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I assume you know that bovine and human collagen are safe in the lips, but porcine collagen is not. Prices vary, but $450-600 per syringe is the usual range.

Mary P. Lupo, MD
New Orleans Dermatologist
5.0 out of 5 stars 9 reviews

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