FDA approves HA filler for midface via cannula injection

Posted By American Med Spa Association, Friday, November 30, 2018

Galderma Laboratories announced in November 2018 that the FDA approved its hyaluronic acid dermal filler Restylane Lyft for correction of age-related midface deformities and cheek augmentation via a small blunt tip cannula.

One of the biggest debates in aesthetic medicine today is whether dermal fillers are best injected using cannulas or needles, according to Manhattan-based dermatologist Anne Chapas, M.D. Dr. Chapas was an investigator for the Galderma midface cannula study, which led to the FDA’s most recent approval for Restylane Lyft.
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