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Advanta Implants

John P. Fezza1
  • 1Department of Oculofacial Plastic Surgery, University South Florida, Tampa, FL
  • 2American Society Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN
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Publication History

Publication Date:
11 January 2005 (online)


Advanta is a new expanded polytetrafluoroethylene implant with dual porosity that can be used to enhance facial features. It is marketed for use in the areas of the nasolabial folds, marionette lines, and glabella and also to augment lips. Advanta implants provide a quick and effective method for facial augmentation. The implants feel soft and natural and the complication rate is low.