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What is Restylane Lyft (Perlane) Used For & What are Side Effects?

What is Restylane Lyft (Perlane) Used For & What are Side Effects?
August 2nd 2018
What is Restylane Lyft made of? Restylane Lyft, formerly known as Perlane-L, is an FDA-approved injectable dermal filler made of hyaluronic acid (HA). The HA in Restylane Lyft is of non-animal origin and is created using patented NASHA Technology. This technology creates larger HA molecules than many other dermal fillers, including other Restylane products, leading to a firmer gel that is great for providing a lifting effect in areas of the skin that required added volume. NASHA Technology is also able to create hyaluronic acid that maintains the natural molecular structure of the substance, as it imitates the manner in which HA molecules naturally connect with one another. The hyaluronic acid is then further chemically cross-linked with BDDE in order to make the gel longer lasting. Restylane Lyft appears as a clear gel, and does not require allergy testing as it is of non-animal origin. It also contains lidocaine for a more comfortable treatment experience. What can Restylane Lyft d ...

Radiesse vs Juvederm for Lips: What is the Difference?

Radiesse vs Juvederm for Lips: What is the Difference?
August 2nd 2018
What is the difference between Radiesse and Juvederm? Radiesse and Juvederm are both injectable dermal fillers that offer volume correction in the face and hands without surgery. The biggest difference between Radiesse and Juvederm is what the gels are made of. Juvederm is a hyaluronic acid-based gel and is designed to instantly add fullness to the cheeks, correct the appearance of marionette lines, smooth vertical lip lines, and augment the lips. Radiesse is made of calcium hydroxylapatite and uses microspheres to add volume to correct wrinkles and folds in the face and hands, including cheeks, around the mouth, and lip lines. Upon injection, calcium hydroxylapatite is able to help stimulate the production of collagen, so while some improvements can be seen immediately upon injection, optimal results will be visible after a couple of months.  The effects of Juvederm typically last for around one year, while results with Radiesse can be seen for up to 18 months. Which is better ...

Belotero Intense Filler for Lips

Belotero Intense Filler for Lips
August 1st 2018
What is Belotero Intense? It is a product in the hyaluronic acid-based Belotero line of dermal fillers. Belotero Intense and the rest of the Belotero product range are distributed by Merz Pharma Group. The Belotero Intense formula produces a gel that is slightly thicker than other products in the range, but is able to provide very natural-looking results due to balanced elasticity, which is able to provide effective support to the skin. This filler is not only suitable for filling and smoothing the appearance of deep lines and folds around the mouth area, including issues such as severe nasolabial folds, marionette folds, and deep oral commissures, it is also able to enhance the volume and augment the shape of the lips. How to inject Belotero Intense into the lips Belotero Intense is able to provide very natural-looking results immediately upon injection. Due to the advanced Cohesive Polydensified Matrix (CPM) technology used to produce the hyaluronic acid, Belotero Intense is ab ...