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Restylane and Fat and fillers III

April 30, 2010


So…I recommend hyaluronic acid [Juvederm, Restylane or for quick fixes;Prevelle silk] for the superficial wrinkles of the lip area, mid forehead area, and the slight hollow of the naso-labial fold where there is a wrinkle and possible depression from the nose to the corner of the mouth, and very carefully at a level deep near the bone at the hollow […]

Restylane and Fat and fillers II

April 30, 2010


Radiesse is a filler that is made of calcium hydroxylapatite which last longer than the Hyaluronic acid products like Restylane. It may actually stimulate collagen [and possibly bone] to form and may leave a permanent change. For this reason, I only use this product down deep near the cheek bone [maxilla] for a midface type cheek augmentation. I would not […]

Restylane and Fat and fillers I

April 30, 2010


My take on the wrinkle line fillers is that the hyaluronic acid products [Restylane, Juvederm ] are safe and similar with minor differences in duration of product and neither are permanent and are supposed to last about 6 months, yet may last longer. Prevelle silk is another HA product that evidently is less painful to inject the wrinkle and […]