Hydroxyapatite granule cosmetic augmentation

Case contributed by Alexandra Stanislavsky
Diagnosis certain


Previous facial cosmetic procedure.

Patient Data

Age: 60 years
Gender: Female

Hyperdense material present overlying the left and right maxillae.

Paranasal sinuses are clear apart from a small mucous retention cyst within the right maxillary sinus.

Case Discussion

Injection of hydroxyapatite granules along the superficial aspect of facial bony structures, such as the maxillae as in this case, is a cosmetic facial augmentation procedure.

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