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PHase III on this, what does that mean? How soon?

isn't isolagen like that?

Oh, it is, forget it then. Just another mixed bag type of treatment, just like everything else out there.

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Confirmed - This is Isolagen -

Dermatol Surg. 2007 Mar ;33 (3):263-8 17338681

Autologous Cultured Fibroblast Injection for Facial Contour Deformities : A Prospective, Placebo-Controlled, Phase III Clinical Trial.

[My paper] Robert A Weiss , Margaret A Weiss , Karen L Beasley , Girish Munavalli

BACKGROUND Previous data indicate that injections of autologous fibroblasts increase collagen formation, accompanied by a concomitant increase in thickness and density of dermal collagen. OBJECTIVE The purpose of this study was to determine efficacy and side effects of autologous living fibroblast injections versus placebo in a randomized Phase III trial for the treatment of various facial contour defects. METHODS This was a double-blind, randomized comparison of injectable living autologous fibroblast cells and placebo for the treatment of facial contour defects (N=215). Live fibroblasts (20 million/mL) or placebo (the transport medium without living cells) were given as three doses administered at 1- to 2-week intervals. Efficacy evaluations were performed 1, 2, 4, 6, 9, and 12 months after the first injection. RESULTS Living fibroblasts produced statistically significantly greater improvements in dermal deformities and acne scars than did placebo. The difference between live fibroblast injections and placebo achieved statistical significance at 6 months (p<.0001). At 9- and 12-month follow-up, live fibroblast-treated patients continued to demonstrate benefit from treatment with response rates of 75.0 and 81.6%, respectively. No serious treatment-related adverse events were reported. CONCLUSIONS Our results indicate that autologous fibroblast injections can safely and effectively produce improvements in rhytids, acne scars, and other dermal defects continuing for at least 12 months after injection. This study was funded by Isolagen Technologies, Inc., Exton, PA. Dr. Munavalli has ongoing research grants from Isolagen and is a consultant for Isolagen.

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What does this mean? No good? Or is there potential...

From what I hear, it's a mixed bag and takes LOTS of treatments. I'm sure the results are pretty comparable to silicone microdroplet, however a little safer. I'm doing silicone microdroplet now with very mediocre results, so I'm not gonna be too excited over this one.

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