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What is the Difference Between Restylane vs. Juvederm?

What is the Difference Between Restylane vs. Juvederm?
May 8th 2018
What is Restylane? Restylane is a brand of dermal fillers designed and produced by Q-Med. This brand is well known for its active ingredient—non-animal stabilized hyaluronic Acid (NASHA)—used across its wide range of products. The hyaluronic acid is harvested from fermenting bacterial cultures and purified to be free from disease-causing contaminants. The range includes:   Restylane Skinboosters: This collection of homogenised aesthetic solutions is intended to boost exhausted and dehydrated skin via biorevitalization process. Restylane Lyps: As the name suggests, this filler is perfect for plumping and sculpting the lips. Restylane: This filler is made of intermediate sized NASHA particles, perfect for treating moderate wrinkles. Restylane Lyft: The fillers in this collection contain large NASHA particles to volumise more severe facial creases like nasogenian furrows as well as hollowed regions. Restylane SubQ: This class of implants contains the large ...

Benefits & Side Effects of Hyaluronic Acid Injectable Dermal Fillers

Benefits & Side Effects of Hyaluronic Acid Injectable Dermal Fillers
May 8th 2018
What is a hyaluronic acid injectable dermal filler? Hyaluronic acid (HA) is a highly sought-after ingredient in the medical and cosmetic industries. These complex carbohydrate molecules have been researched upon for decades and are found to deeply hydrate cells. Hyaluronic acid-based injectable fillers refer to aesthetic implants that are administered intradermally to correct skin problems such as wrinkles and sunken areas. Some globally renowned brands of HA fillers include Restylane and Belotero. Though they are reserved for aesthetic procedures, the fillers can only be implanted by a professional with vast experience in dermal filler injection techniques. What are the benefits of hyaluronic acid injectable fillers? A benefit of hyaluronic acid injectable fillers is that they are tissue-friendly and biodegradable. Since HA exists naturally in the human body, fillers with this material are well-tolerated with minimal risk of rejection. Besides that, HA injectables will be metab ...

What is The Difference Between Radiesse vs Juvederm?

What is The Difference Between Radiesse vs Juvederm?
May 7th 2018
What is Radiesse? Radiesse is a type of latex-free, apyrogenic soft tissue filler made of 70% of artificial calcium hydroxylapatite (CaHA) microspheres suspended in a gel carrier. The gel carrier is composed of smooth aqueous carboxymethylcellulose, glycerin, and high-purity water. This type of filler is classified as a biostimulator, as it increases the production of collagen fibres to reinforce skin strength from the inside. The implant is designed and manufactured by Merz Aesthetics.  What is Juvederm? Juvederm is a brand of injectable skin implants composed of cross-linked hyaluronic acid of non-animal origin and is produced by Allergan. There are 2 major collections within this brand which are Vycross™ and Ultra Collection. The former is processed using patented Vycross™ Technology while the latter is cross-linked via Hyalacross™ Technology. The fillers are very cohesive and viscous in order to immediately plump skin depressions as well as to improve ar ...