What is Stylage?
Stylage is a brand of injectable dermal fillers that are designed and manufactured by Vivacy Laboratories, a renowned French pharmaceutical company. The fillers are made of nonanimal-based hyaluronic acid molecules. The molecules are extracted through biofermentation and highly purified before they are cross-linked with a patented reticulating technology, IPN-Like Technology. The resulting gel is biodegradable and extremely viscoelastic with a monophasic texture. The fillers are unique as they are incorporated with antioxidants mannitol or sorbitol to not only preserve the physio-chemical properties of the filler gel but also to maintain good skin health by scavenging any harmful free radicals. After many years of research and development, the Stylage brand boasts a wide collection of fillers that can be used to address many aesthetic issues—from correcting simple skin dullness to volumising sunken facial regions. Some of the fillers are available with lidocai ...
What is Radiesse?
It is a brand of bioresorbable, latex-free, and pyrogen-free soft tissue implant that is designed and produced by Merz Aesthetics. Compared to other dermal filler ranges that are made of hyaluronic acid, Radiesse fillers are unique as they are composed of approximately 70% of synthetic calcium hydroxylapatite (CaHA) microspheres suspended in a gel carrier. The gel carrier is, in turn, comprised of smooth aqueous carboxymethylcellulose, glycerin, and high purity water. Radiesse can be purchased with or without lidocaine as a 0.8mL prefilled syringe or a 1.5mL prefilled syringe.
The fillers are differentiated by the quantity of filler material in the syringe and the presence of lidocaine. Each box of Radiesse comes 1 preloaded syringe, 2 sterile and disposable needles, and a medical device manual.
What are the indications for treatment using Radiesse?
Radiesse fillers are suitable for correcting aesthetic imperfections caused by tissue deficits. This filler is pe ...
What is a dermal filler?
Dermal fillers are gel-based implants that are injected into the skin to correct various aesthetic imperfections. These medical devices are also referred to as aesthetic implants, soft tissue fillers, cosmetic injectables, and wrinkle fillers. Due to tremendous scientific advancement in the medical and aesthetic industries, dermal fillers are now produced with varying degrees of ingredients and concentrations to address numerous skin defects.
What are the indications for dermal filler injections?
The most popular indication for soft tissue filler injections is the correction of facial wrinkles and creases. These fillers help to strengthen the weakened skin structure for a more plump and smoother appearance. Besides that, many brands of dermal implants are now incorporating skincare ingredients such as vitamins, minerals, amino acids, and plant extracts to correct premature ageing signs such as dehydration, dullness, scars, hyperpigmentation, and superficial ...