Aesthetic Plastic Surgery

, Volume 15, Issue 1, pp 167–174 | Cite as

Expanded PTFE in the treatment of facial wrinkles

  • Claude Lassus


The author describes his experience over 30 months using expanded polytetrafluoroethylene (PTFE) for the treatment of the nasolabial folds and other wrinkles of the face. The results obtained seem to show that expanded PTFE is a new advance, if not a final one, in the solution of facial wrinkles.

Key words

Expanded PTFE Nasolabial crease Threading Tunneling 


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© Springer-Verlag New York Inc. 1991

Authors and Affiliations

  • Claude Lassus
    • 1
  1. 1.Palais NégrescoNiceFrance

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