Use of Blunt Tipped Cannulas for Soft Tissue Fillers

January 2012 | Volume 11 | Issue 1 | Features | 70 | Copyright © January 2012


The authors have no relevant conflicts of interest to disclose.


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Address for Correspondence

Joel L. Cohen MDAboutSkin Dermatology and DermSurgery499 E. Hampden Ave, Suite 450Englewood, CO 80113Phone: (303) 756-7546Fax: (303)