Following a controversy regarding Canda Pharma's DermaLive, the company is clarifying that their ArteSense is extremely safe and effective. ArteSense is a filler that has been hyped as a better alternative to surgery and collagen fillers. This product has a long safety record of almost a decade in the Canadian market with high customer satisfaction. It has also got the approval of the FDA in 2007. ArteSense is administered to the skin by a number of injections, using the tunneling technique, thereby improving the appearance of wrinkles and fine lines.

Major Benefits
a. This is a permanent, injectable filler to reduce wrinkles, fine lines, acne scars and skin depressions.
b. It consists of microscopic beads combined with a collagen solution and anesthesia to treat mild post-treatment tenderness.
c. The effects can last for about 10 years.
d. It is a better alternative to collagen which lasts for just 3 to 6 months.
e. It can be used for lip augmentation.
f. It stimulates the body to encapsulate foreign substances by forming connective tissue around the PMMA micro spheres.
g. It is safe and effective.

a. At times, a second or even a third injection is required depending on patients.
b. The results disappear after the appearance of new wrinkles.
c. It might require the use of anesthesia depending on patients.