What is Monovisc?
Monovisc is a single-treatment viscosupplement that is formulated by Anika Therapeutics, an American-based company which is a pioneer in hyaluronic acid therapeutic products. This orthopaedic injectable is composed of highly concentrated, non-animal sourced hyaluronic acid. The gel has been processed to closely mimic the viscoelastic properties and actions of synovial fluid in the synovial joints, so that the debilitating symptoms of arthritis pain and stiffness can be reduced. Each box of Monovisc comes with a single 4ml syringe that is preloaded with cross-linked sodium hyaluronate gel.
What is Synvisc?
Synvisc is an orthopaedic injectable implant that is manufactured by Sanofi Genzyme, an American biotechnology company specialising in innovative medical products. This viscosupplement is made of chemically cross-linked hylan harvested from rooster combs, making it an animal-based medical device. The filler is cross-linked to mimic the actions of synovial fluid ...
What is Dysport?
Dysport is a brand of botulinum toxin type A powder for injecting solution that is manufactured by Ipsen, a world-renowned French pharmaceutical company. This temporary muscle-relaxing medication is extracted from the bacterial fermentation of Clostridium botulinum. The drug comes in the form of a white powder that must be reconstituted with a sterile sodium chloride B.P. (0.9 % w/v) solution. Once reconstituted, it becomes a clear and colourless solution ready for administration. This medication is usually used to treat painful muscle contractions and spasms such as spasmodic torticollis (wry neck) and blepharospasm (eyelid muscle spasms). Besides medical conditions, this drug is also used to temporarily improve the appearance of moderate to severe frown lines (glabellar lines) between the eyebrows for patients less than 65 years of age.
What is Juvederm?
Juvederm is a brand of dermal fillers that is designed and manufactured by Allergan, a pharmaceutical company ...
What is Desirial?
Desirial is a range of hyaluronic acid-based fillers that is formulated by Vivacy Laboratories for the preservation and rejuvenation of the vulva. The injectable gel is made of cross-linked sodium hyaluronate gel integrated with mannitol. The sodium hyaluronate molecules are extracted biotechnologically from fermenting bacterial cultures before being purified and reticulated using InterPenetrated Cross-Linked Networks (IPN)-like Technology. This proprietary technology interlinks antioxidant mannitol within and between the sodium hyaluronate molecules; hence, the need for chemical reticulating agent is greatly reduced.
This moisturising filler comes in 2 strengths:
Desirial: This filler is composed of 19mg/mL of cross-linked sodium hyaluronate gel integrated with mannitol. Each box of Desirial comes with 2-1ml prefilled syringes, 2-27G½” single-use needles, 2-30G½” single-use needles, and package insert.
Desirial Plus: This filler is ...