Radiesse is a filler that lasts for about 13 months. It is safe and FDA approved. It is made of calcium-based microspheres suspended in a natural gel. It is excellent for correction of the nasolabial folds, cheeks and marionette lines. Recently, it has been used to augment the nose and breast nipples. The calcium based microspheres stimulate the growth of your own collagen. Over time, the calcium based microspheres gradually break down and are safely absorbed by your body. After the doctor injects radiesse, you will get immediate results. As for its safety, it is very safe. Hundreds of thousands of patients have had radiesse and it has been proven to be safe and effective. Radiesse is a safe and simple procedure with no downtime. The doctor will use a numbing cream to numb the areas of injection.
Collagen Filler has been used as a filler for the past thirty years. It is safe and FDA approved for correction of wrinkles. By adding collagen to the skin, there is improvement of the wrinkles and scars. Frown lines and nasal furrows can be improved. It provides immediate results. Collagen injections have a small amount of xylocaine to lessen the discomfort during injection If you are allergic to bovine collagen , you can have the human collagen in the form of cosmoplast and cosmoderm. Following collagen injections, normal activities can be resumed immediately. The sites of injection may show some mild redness and swelling. Occasionally, there may be a slight bruising which can be covered with make-up. Collagen fillers can be injected to augment the lips. Collagen filler usually lasts from three to five months.
Restylane is a safe and natural dermal filler that restores volume and fullness to the skin. It is used to correct moderate to severe wrinkles and folds in the face. It can also be used to enhance the lips. Restylane is made up on non animal based hyaluronic acid. Hyaluronic acid is a natural substance that lubricates the joints and gives eyes their shape. It comes in a form of a crystal clear gel. Restylane lasts for approximately six months. After restylane injections, you may have some mild redness and swelling. Occasionally, mild bruising may occur which can be covered with make-up. Perlane is similar to restylane. The only difference is that the size of the gel particles are much larger therefore, it has more viscosity and lasts slightly longer. After restylane injections you will get immediate results.
Juvederm has been recently approved by the FDA. It is one of the newest fillers in the market currently. It contains the highest concentration of cross linked hyaluronic acid. It has a smoother consistency and lasts up to six months or longer. Juvederm is used to fill the lips, nasolabial folds and correct the marionette lines. It provides immediate results. Following juvederm injections, normal activities can be resumed immediately. The sites of injection may show some mild redness and swelling. Occasionally, there may be a slight bruising which can be covered with make-up.