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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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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 : 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
Is there a way to treat lumpy areas from perlane (dermal fillers) injections? I've read that fillers sometimes get lumpy after injection. If that happens to me, how can I fix it?
Lumpiness : Lumpiness is not a desired or usual outcome after injection with a filler. Nonetheless, hyaluronic acid fillers can be dissolved with another injection called vitrase or hyaluronidase. The preference is for avoidance of lumps with specific injection techniques. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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.
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?
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?
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 moreSee 2 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
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 moreSee 6 more doctor answers
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 moreSee 2 more doctor answers