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Definitely: Dermal fillers like juvederm and Restylane (dermal fillers) work by restoring volume to the skin or fat beneath the skin that has been lost because of aging or repetitive motion. Restoring this lost volume softens facial creases, resulting in a more rested/more youthful appearance. ...Read moreSee 7 more doctor answers
No: Juvederm is a bit thicker preparation and good for filling in deeper areas. The product is deposited in the dermis. If you use this in a fine line it will have to be very superficial and will make a blue line appear. Belotero is designed to gointo fine lines of the lip and also deeper wrinkles. It can be delivered superficially without blue formation ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
Which fillers last longer: restylane, (dermal fillers) juvederm, teosyal, esthelis, aquamid, or bio alcamid?
I avoid "permanent": Though Aquamid (and others)is not available in the US, it is in other countries. (if it's being offered in the US you should avoid that office altogether). I generally recommend that my patients avoid permanent fillers though, especially when they are young like you, because you don't know how your face will change over the next 20 years. You may end up with volume where you don't want or need it. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Filler Duration: In my experience, hyaluronic acid fillers such as Restylane (dermal fillers) and Perlane last about 9 months up to and just over 12 months when used for cheek augmentation. Perlane should last somewhat longer than Restylane (dermal fillers) due to it's more heavily crosslinked ha design. ...Read moreSee 6 more doctor answers
Dermal fillers: Df all last about the same time. The minimal differences are just for marketing purposes. The truth is that fillers are a good way to assess how you feel with the volume restoration. You can continue with fillers once they wear off or, if you like the result, you can get fat injections that are more longer lasting. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
Different drugs: Botox is what we call a neurotoxin. It's a purified protein that blocks the transmission of a signal from the nerve ending to the muscle. By doing so, it allows the muscle to relax and in turn, it gives the skin a chance to relax and the wrinkles disappear. Restylane (dermal fillers) is a hyaluronic acid that is injected under the skin to fill depressions. It's usually used to reduce laugh lines or plump the lips. ...Read moreSee 7 more doctor answers
Yes: Perlane is very similar to Restylane (dermal fillers) and juvederm. They are are brands of hyaluronic acid gel used to restore facial volume. A good injector can make a dramatic and long lasting improvement in your appearance with any of these products. A bad injector can make a mess. Go to doctor with lots of experience and you should be happy with the results. All can be dissolved with hyaluronidase so try it! ...Read more
Variable: Depends on the degree of volume correction needed. On average i will use 1 syringe for the lips and no more than 2 if both upper and lower lips need a fair amount of volume. Remember, it's always easier to come back for another treatment than to deal with too much. ...Read moreSee 5 more doctor answers
What is the best filler for under eye tear trophs/dark circles? Belotero or restylane (dermal fillers)?
Fillers are helpful: The two fillers you have mentioned are both capable of filling the tear trophs. They are both made out of hyaluronic acid. There are many different fillers that use this substance. Discuss your goals with an experienced injector and the right product can be selected. ...Read moreSee 5 more doctor answers
Quit a bit: Botox and similar products such as Dysport relax the muscle that cause the wrinkles. Treatment sites are typically frown line between the eyes, forehead lines and crowfeet. Results last 3-4 months. Restylane (dermal fillers) is a volumizing filler that helps to plump deep creases, lines and the lips. Results typically last 6-8 months. ...Read moreSee 5 more doctor answers
Radiesse (dermal fillers) Safety: Radiesse (dermal fillers) dermal filler has a great safety profile. Temporary undesired effects such as bleeding and bruising at the site of injection are similar to hyaluronic acid fillers. Redness and swelling immediately after treatment is frequent but short lived. Consult with a board certified facial plastic surgeon/ cosmetic surgeon to discuss your goals and concerns. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Best treatment for nasolabial folds/smile lines? Juvederm, Restylane (dermal fillers) or Radiesse? How much do they cost? Which lasts longest & has least side effects?
Combination: The naso-labial folds are formed when the cheek tissues start to shift downward. Often, when the cheeks are lifted, filled and contoured with Radiesse (dermal fillers) and Voluma the naso-labial folds soften. However, the folds can be addressed directly with Juvederm. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Differently!: Botox and Restylane (dermal fillers) are not similar at all and they are not interchangeable. Botox relaxes the muscles under the skin which allows the skin to move less and have less wrinkles. Motion wrinkles go away quickly, resting wrinkles take multiple treatments. Restylane (dermal fillers) is filler that replaces lost volume in the face. It works great for fixing facial contour, it does very little for wrinkles. ...Read moreSee 6 more doctor answers