What are Calcium Hydroxylapatite Fillers?
Calcium Hydroxylapatite has been used in the field of aesthetics for more than a decade; ever since the first calcium hydroxylapatite filler, Radiesse, was approved for use in European markets in 2003. Throughout this time, this brand has remained popular amongst both doctors and clients alike due to its natural-looking and durable results, versatility, and outstanding volumising properties that make it ideal for correcting age-related aesthetic defects.
What is calcium hydroxylapatite?
Calcium hydroxylapatite is a mineral that naturally occurs in human teeth and bone. As such, it is biodegradable, biocompatible and non-antigenic. In Radiesse, the material is formed into microspheres that are suspended in aqueous gel that has the optimal physical properties needed for lifting and plumping the skin.
How do these fillers work?
This calcium hydroxylapatite filler is injected into the subcutis to restore facial volume and correct skin depres ...
What are the common under-eye concerns?
The tear trough area refers to the region underneath the eyes that radiates outwards and downwards from the inner corner of the eyes. Periorbital tissues in its anatomically correct positions ensure that this area is constantly smooth without a distinct transition point. More often than not, factors like ageing, dehydration, exhaustion, and genetics can alter the tissues resulting in common aesthetic concerns like dark circles, hollows, and puffiness. When the tissues are lost, the skin tends to sink in and cause hollows. Not only that, a lack of fat pads makes the underlying muscles and blood vessels very prominent, resulting in dark circles underneath the eyes. Some patients may experience puffy eye bags when the same periorbital tissues are displaced from its anatomical position.
What are the usual treatments for eye bags and hollows?
Before spending time, money, and effort on expensive treatments, patients should first amend some of the ...
What is Restylane?
Restylane is a brand of dermal fillers created by Q-Med. This brand is renowned for its patented non-animal stabilised hyaluronic acid (NASHA), which is capable of resisting premature degradation. There 3 main collections in the Restylane family, as well as several individual fillers.
Skinboosters: The fillers in this line of products are made of homogeneous NASHA gel. The 3 variations of Skinboosters are Vital Light, Vital, and Lip Refresh.
Lyps: Also made with NASHA, this lip augmenting implant is created specifically for creating well-defined and voluptuous lips.
Restylane: This range of soft tissue implants is composed of NASHA with a medium particle size.
Lyft: This filler is composed of NASHA with a large particle size.
SubQ: This aesthetic implant is made of NASHA with the largest particle size.
Emervel: This dermal filler collection is processed using Optimal Balance Technology f ...