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Perlane Allergy In Children
Allergies occur when your immune system is triggered by envirionmental factors it should ignore--for example, pollen in the air, or dander on a cat or dog--and creates cells to fight against them. An allergic reaction typically causes itching, congestion, or drainage, and ...Read more
Perlane (dermal fillers): Perlane is a hyaluronic-based filler. It is similar to Juvederm and Restylane (dermal fillers) and is used to restore a youthful appearance to the skin by adding fullness to hollow areas and by filling in moderate to severe wrinkles. These fillers are commonly used to fill in lines around the mouth and those that extend from the nose to the mouth. Perlane results last up to 6 months. ...Read more
Perlane (dermal fillers): Perlane (dermal fillers) adds fullness to hollow areas and by filling in moderate to severe wrinkles. It's commonly used to fill in lines around the mouth and those that extend from the nose to the mouth. ...Read more
Is perlane (dermal fillers) ever covered by insurance? I can't afford perlane (dermal fillers) on my own. Are there any cases where it would be covered? .
Does perlane (dermal fillers) always work? I've heard that sometimes it doesn't produce much if any effects, or it goes away after just a couple of weeks. Is that true? .
Any thing is possible if not injected properly, but highly unlikely.
Make sure your doctor is experienced with injectibles. Ask to see before and afters. Also, ask to speak to previous patients. With hipaa, this may be difficult, but I have patients that are willing to endorse my work. ...Read more
How much downtime can I expect after perlane (dermal fillers) injections? Will there be things I can't do for a while after getting perlane (dermal fillers)? For how long? .
There: There is no real down time with fillers. A few precutions: since the material is pliable for several hours, you do not want to sleep on your face for a night; don't scratch area for rest of the day: and avoid prolong sun exposure for first few days or until redness disappears. With all injectibles, there is the possibilty of bruising. ...Read more
Do perlane (dermal fillers) injections hurt? I don't like shots much. I'm always worried they're going to hurt. I'd really like to get perlane (dermal fillers), but I'm worried the injections might hurt..
Some: Some injectable fillers- like Perlane (dermal fillers) are available with a numbing medication mixed in. Topical Lidocaine on the skin will help alleviate the discomfort. After pre-treament, the injection of the filler feels more like pressure than pain. ...Read more
How does the cost of perlane (dermal fillers) compare to other fillers? It seems like perlane (dermal fillers) is more expensive than some others. Does it last enough longer to make the extra cost worth it? .
Worth It: Perlane (dermal fillers) is used in areas that need a thicker filler therefore it is worth the investment. ...Read more
Are there areas where perlane (dermal fillers) works best? I've heard that certain fillers are best for certain areas. Is that true for perlane (dermal fillers)? If so, what areas show the best results with it? .
Best: For deeper fill areas such as nasal labial folds, cheeks, marionette lines, temple hollows. ...Read more
How much perlane (dermal fillers) will I need for good results? I want to get good results, but I also want to minimize my costs. What's the minimum amount of perlane (dermal fillers) i'd likely need for my cheeks? .
Perlane (dermal fillers): It depends on your anatomy. Have your face evaluated by a board certified facial plastic surgeon. ...Read more
How long does perlane (dermal fillers) last? I'm looking for a filler that is both long-lasting and reversible. I know perlane (dermal fillers) is reversible, but have found conflicting information on how long it really lasts..
6-12 mos: Variable.Get a more detailed answer ›
Does perlane (dermal fillers) feel natural? I've never had fillers before. I've read some comments complaining that the area felt hard after perlane (dermal fillers) injections. Is that normal? Does it stay hard and unnatural feeling? .
Hardness improves: It's normal to feel the filler if pressing on the skin but it should not feel like a hard lump or appear on the surface. It works by plumping up the skin so you can "palpate" the filler. Usually feels like a firmness under the skin. Also the initial hardness that you feel is the initial swelling, bruising and inflammation caused by the injection which improves after a few weeks. ...Read more
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
Check: Always check with the provider who performed the filler injections regarding follow up care of the area. ...Read more
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 more
Fillers: Injections into the cheeks is an off label use of these products, Restylane (dermal fillers) and perlane can last 6-12 months. Be sure to have your face evaluated by a board certified facial plastic surgeon. ...Read more
I had perlane (dermal fillers) injections in my cheeks three weeks ago and have hard lumps and dimpling. Will it go away eventually?
Perlane (dermal fillers): Perlane (dermal fillers) is a type of filler material made of hyaluronic acid which you body will dissolve in 6-12 months. You may get some improvement by having your doctor inject a material that will help accelerate the dissolution of the product. Some downward massage can also sometimes soften lumps/bumps from filler but make sure you do not massage up toward the eyes. ...Read more
How soon after perlane (dermal fillers) injections can I exercise? I exercise almost daily. Will I have to skip a few days after perlane (dermal fillers) injections? .
No.: No. Exercise before you get it done and you can return to the gym the next day. Check with your injecting doctor for his/her recommendation. ...Read more
Are there any preparations before perlane (dermal fillers) injections? Are perlane (dermal fillers) injections treated like surgery, where there are things to do and/or avoid beforehand? .
Can I get perlane (dermal fillers) if I have cold sores? Can I still get perlane (dermal fillers) injections if I get frequent cold sores? .
Perlane (dermal fillers): Cold sores are not a contraindication to filler injections. Have your face evaluated by a board certified facial plastic surgeon. ...Read more
How common is infection after perlane (dermal fillers) injections? A friend had a horrible infection after a perlane (dermal fillers) injection. How likely is it that the same thing could happen to me? .
Was it done by a doctor in office? These procedures should be done by trained medical professionals only.
Any time you puncture your skin you are subject to infection. It is rare to get one from dermal filler injections though.
Make sure the doctor cleans your injection areas with alcohol first. ...Read more
Is perlane (dermal fillers) reversible? I've had filler injections before, and I liked them, but I've never had perlane (dermal fillers). I'm probably being paranoid, but just in case I don't like the perlane (dermal fillers), can I have it removed? .
Perlane, (dermal fillers): Perlane, like Restylane (dermal fillers) is a hyaluronic acid filler. Hyalurdonidase, an enzyme that can be injected into the same area treated by the filler, can be used to dissolve the product. I've only had to do this once, but it is reassuring for patients who have never used Perlane to know that yes, it can be reversed! ...Read more
How far in advance of my reunion should I plan to get perlane? I want to look my best, and I want to be sure I'm completely healed. I've heard recovery usually only takes a few days, but how much extra time should I leave just to be sure? .
Since: Since the product's effects last well over a year, any time up to 2 weeks prior would be fine. ...Read more
How much should perlane (dermal fillers) injection cost? I'm seeing local clinics charging around $1000 for one syringe. Is this a normal price? .
While there is always a range of prices for everything, in my practice a single 1cc syringe of Perlane (dermal fillers) costs $600. Most of the physicians in my area are within $50 to $100 of this price.
Of course if more Perlane (dermal fillers) is being used the price will be higher. ...Read more
Can I get maintenance injections of perlane (dermal fillers)? I don't want my results to fade completely between perlane (dermal fillers) treatments. Is it possible to get smaller injections more often after my first full treatment? .
How can I be sure the person giving me perlane injections is qualified? I know a lot of people are getting training to give filler injections, including in day spas and hair salons. Should I stick with a doctor? Or is there some other way to be sure I'm g
You: You can ask your injector about the level of training she or he has had. You are better off with a person who is experienced and understands the anatomy of the face. ...Read more