Perlane® is similar to Restylane® in that it is a hyaluronic acid acial filler. The molecule is larger than the Restylane molecule and more suitable for injection into deeper facial wrinkles and facial depressions. It was FDA approved in May of 2007.
Perlane® is made from non-animal stabilized hyaluronic acid (HASHA) gel. This means that Perlane® contains no animal products. Since hyaluronic acid is a natural substance found in the skin and other tissue, there is no need to have a skin test before using. The results of a Perlane® filler treatment tend to last six months to a year. This is much longer than the typical results of collagen injections. This is much longer than the typical results of collagen injections, which may last only 3 months. It is commonly used for wrinkle correction, diminishing worry lines, smile line, crow's feet, marionette lines and smoker's lines.
Also it can be used for lip enhancement and reducing the severity of nasolabial folds. It can be used for chin augmentation, filling cheek depressions, redefining lip border and softening acne scars. These are just a few of the uses for Perlane®.
During your consultation with your physician will explain the benefits of each filler option and determine which is the most effective to achieve the results you desire.
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