Restylane, Restylane Silk, Restylane Lyft, Restylane Defyne, Restylane Refyne, Volbella, Juverderm, Voluma, Perlane, Belotero, Versa and Radiesse
With more choices comes more confusion. The following is a guide to help you choose.
Ultimately, all of these fillers are approved by the FDA for use in the United States, and the FDA has very high standards. To give you an example, the rest of the world (including Canada and Europe) had been using Restylane for more then 10 years on almost 1 million patients before the FDA allowed doctors in the United States to inject Restylane. The newer fillers (Juvederm and Radiesse) have taken much less time to be approved. So as far as safety is concerned, the FDA considers all to be safe, but Restylane has the longest track record and the most people injected worldwide, by far. The only stain on Radiesse’s record occurred in patients who had the product injected into the lips. Some of them got lumps because of the nature of the muscular anatomy of the lips, therefore Radiesse is not approved for and should never be used in the lips. Radiesse now offers the Radiesse Plus (+) that already comes with lidocaine and make the treatment more comfortable. Juvederm has not been out as long as Restylane but it is a very similar product (both are cross-linked hylaronic acid) that provides excellent results. The final purpose of all derma fillers is to correct volume loss and treat wrinkles in the skin. Also, the new trend in derma fillers is to use them for jawline contouring and nose jobs (Lift). Versa is a new player in the derma fillers area but with excellent results and duration.
Restylane, Restylane Silk, Restylane Lyft, Restylane Defyne, Restylane Refyne, Juverderm, Voluma, Perlane, Volbella, Belotero and Radiesse
The newest of all these products are Restylane Silk, Restylane Lyft, Restylane Refyne, and Restylane Defyne. Silk is the only FDA approved filler for lips and lines around the lips. It is a very smooth filler with natural results. It can be injected superficial on any expression lines or wrinkles. Restylane Lyft is a new filler and is almost the same as Perlane (no longer available) but it brings more product per syringe (1.24ml), it is perfect to get the natural volume and definition in your cheeks and correct any volume deficiency in the lower face due to aging and/or weight loss. Also, it’s a perfect choice for deep wrinkles and folds. Restylane Refyne is a new filler with excellent and natural results on lips, undereye, and any superficial lines. Its molecular composition makes it a perfect choice for areas with a lot of movement like check lines, smoker lines, and crowfeet. Restylane Defyne is more for mid to deep lines like nasolabial and marionette lines. All these are excellent fillers and are all FDA-approved, during your consultation our experienced staff will help you select the right product with the best results for your specific concern.
Our Practitioners will make sure you pick the right filler for the right area and also make sure you just don’t get the filling and lifting effect but also make sure your face looks natural and fresh. Come for your complimentary consultation and find out all the things a filler can do for you. Don’t let the lack of volume on your mid and lower face show signs of aging, one of these fillers will bring back that young look we all miss!!