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What is the definition or description of: Perlane (dermal fillers) allergy?

What is the definition or description of: Perlane (dermal fillers) allergy?

No allergy: I have been using Perlane for 20 years in thousands of people, yet have never seen an allergy. Improper use may cause red bumps in the skin.
however, we are individuals and almost anything is possible.
hope it helps. ...Read more

Dr. John Chiu
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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


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Can you tell me about perlane (dermal fillers) injections?

Can you tell me about perlane (dermal fillers) injections?

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

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Anyone ever have perlane (dermal fillers) injections? What for?

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

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What is the definition or description of: perlane (dermal fillers)?

What is the definition or description of: perlane (dermal fillers)?

Perlane (dermal fillers) filler: Perlane is a hyaluronic acid filler that is thicker or more cross-linked for deeper lines than restylane (dermal fillers). ...Read more

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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? .

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

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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? .

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

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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 more

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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..

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

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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

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Anyone ever have perlane (dermal fillers) injected?

Anyone ever have perlane (dermal fillers) injected?

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

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Just got perlane (dermal fillers) can I massage face?

Just got perlane (dermal fillers) can I massage face?

Check: Always check with the provider who performed the filler injections regarding follow up care of the area. ...Read more

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I get cheeks with Restylane (dermal fillers) filler or perlane filler. How long filler lasts?

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

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If I get cheeks filled with Restylane (dermal fillers) or perlane filler. How long will it work?

If I get cheeks filled with Restylane (dermal fillers) or perlane filler. How long will it work?

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

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I had perlane (dermal fillers) injections in my cheeks three weeks ago and have hard lumps and dimpling. Will it go away eventually?

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

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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? .

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

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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? .

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: 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

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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? .

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

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How much should perlane (dermal fillers) injection cost? I'm seeing local clinics charging around $1000 for one syringe. Is this a normal price? .

How much should perlane (dermal fillers) injection cost? I'm seeing local clinics charging around $1000 for one syringe. Is this a normal price? .

Depends: 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