Cosmetic Facial fillers
Recently FDA approved, Perlane is a welcome addition to the growing family of cosmetic fillers. The makers of Restylane introduced Perlane as a “big sister” to Restylane. Perlane® restores volume and fullness to the skin to correct moderate to severe facial wrinkles and folds, such as the lines from your nose to the corners of your mouth (nasolabial folds).
Perlane is made of non-animal based hyaluronic acid, similar to Restylane. The difference between the two fillers is that the hyaluronic acid molecules in Perlane are larger. Therefore, the filling potential is greater. The larger molecules also contribute to the longevity of Perlane.
Perlane is expected to last approximately 12 months. .Patients are happy when it is used in the nasolabial folds and in the lips. Perlane, as does Restylane, requires no pre-testing. Perlane is injected directly into the skin in tiny amounts by an ultrafine needle, resulting in minimal discomfort. This 10 minute procedure is simple and convenient with virtually no downtime. The results are instantaneous and long-lasting.
Radiesse® is a safe, next generation cosmetic dermal filler that’s setting a new standard for the correction of facial lines and wrinkles such as Nasolabial Folds. That’s because clinical studies prove that Radiesse lasts longer than some of the leading competing fillers.
Radiesse® is ideal for the treatment of lines and wrinkles around the nose and mouth. These lines are typically above the mouth, running from the nose to the corners of the upper lip (Nasolabial Folds), or pointing down from the corner of the mouth towards the chin (Marionette Lines).
Radiesse is made of unique calcium-based microspheres that are suspended in a natural gel that is injected into the skin through a simple, safe and minimally invasive procedure. On average, the results last over 1 year, saving you time and money, since the injections are less frequent.
Radiesse® works with your body, below the skin’s surface, to stimulate the production of collagen and encourage tissue regeneration. It does more than just temporarily fill-in facial lines and wrinkles, it rebuilds your skin’s foundation.
Juvederm is the one of the latest dermal fillers introduced to the U.S. market by Allergan, the company which manufactures Botox. It is a hyaluronic acid based filler similar to Restylane. However, JUVÉDERM™ injectable gel employs its unique manufacturing process to provide the highest concentration of cross-linked hyaluronic acid of any currently available hyaluronic acid dermal filler for long-lasting results. This advanced manufacturing process also creates a smooth consistency gel that flows consistently and easily into the skin and provides a smooth, natural look and feel.
Recently approved by the FDA, Juvéderm™ injectable gel is a “next-generation” dermal filler. The smooth consistency gel helps to instantly restore your skin’s volume and smooth away facial wrinkles and folds, like your “smile lines” or “parentheses” (nasolabial folds—the creases that run from the bottom of your nose to the corners of your mouth).
With Juvederm, the results are immediate with minimal downtime. Most patients need one treatment to achieve optimal wrinkle smoothing, and the results last up to 6 months or more. Juvederm can be used virtually anywhere on the face, with most success in the lips, nasolabial folds (lines from the nose to the corners of the mouth), and the marionette lines (lines from the corners of the mouth downward to the jawline).