Juvederm® is a smooth consistency, synthetic gel made of hyaluronic acid-a naturally occuring sustance in your skin that helps to add volume and hydration. Studies show superior results of Juvederm® compared to to a collagen-based dermal filler.
How Juvederm® Works:
Juvederm® injectable gel is a nonsurgical treatment. Juvederm® is eased under the skin using a fine needle to augment, or fill the soft tissue of the dermis-the dense inner layer of skin beneath the epidermis-to add volume and diminish wrinkles and folds.Juvederm® injectable gel is used most effectively for those wrinkles and folds in the lower third of your face, laugh lines, smile lines, or nasolabial folds.
What to Expect During Treatment:
Because Juvederm® injectable gel is a simple nonsurgical treatment there is minimal recovery, or downtime. You can have an appointment and be get back to your normal life following the treatment.
What is Perlane®?:
Perlane® is an injectable cosmetic dermal filler that has been used to soften wrinkles and facial lines of individuals. It is also a popular filler for lip augmentation facial depressions, and facial scarring. It can be used by both sexes.
What is Perlane® Made of?:
Perlane® is made from non-aminal stabilized hyaluronic acid gel. Perlane® is a non-aminal product, and does not pose any risk of allergies. Hyaluronic acid is a resilient chemical and can easily adjust and mold to facial cotours. No skin testing is required prior to the injection of Perlane®.
How does Perlane® Work?:
The hyaluronic acid in Perlane® augments the body’s natural supply, which has become depleted with age. The injected Perlane® fills up scars, lines, and wrinkles on the face. Perlane® is not a permanent product and is broken down in the body. At most the wrinkle free face remains for about six to eight months after the injection of Perlane®.
Can Perlane® be Used With Other Products?:
Yes, Perlane® can be combined with other products such as Botox®.
What is Restylane®?:Hyaluronic acid is a natural sustance found in skin and works to trap water and maintain the intercellular space within the dermis. As skin ages, hyaluronic acid, collagen and elastin are gradually lost from the dermis. This end result is volume loss, skin laxity, and wrinkles.
Restylane® is a non-animal stabilized hyaluronic acid based dermal filler. It was FDA approved for the treatment of wrinkles in Dec 2003, but has been widely usedin Europe and other parts of the world. Restylane® is produced from steptococcua bacteria. It is purified, sterilized, and then chemically stabilized into a clear gel.
Restylane® is used to replenish the dermal volume loss that allows wrinkles to form. It is also used to enhance lips, and fill in acne scars. Because it it is minimally modified Restylane® has a low incidence of hypersensitivity reactions, and requires no skin testing prior to treatment. The chemically stabilized hyaluronic acid found in Restylane® can remain in the dermis for up to one year.
What is RADIESSE®?:
RADIESSE® formally called Radiance is a synthetic dermal filler made of calcium hydroxapathe. It is used for soft tissue augmentation, and to treat skin folds amd wrinkles. Calcium hydroxapathe is an inorganic sustance similar to bone. NO animals or animal products are used during its production, and no skin testing is needed.
How RADIESSE® Works:
When injected into the deep dermis and subcutis RADIESSE® provides a matrix into which the body’s own tissue can grow and add volume in this way, it is used for soft tissue augmentation, and can help to fill in deep skin folds and wrinkles.
What to Expect:
RADIESSE® injections have been shown in some cases to last up to 1 year. However, individual results may be affected by age, skin type, lifestyle, and muscle activity. Some clients may achieve an optimal correction on their first injection. For other clients, variability in the rate of tissue in-growth following reabsorphion of the gel carrier may require additional injections to achieve an optimal correction.
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