What is the difference between Restylane & Perlane®?
They are both hyaluronic acid fillers used to treat wrinkles and add volume. However, Perlane has a larger particle size is so it is injected deeper in the skin (mid face) than Restylane.
How does Perlane® work?
Perlane works by replenishing the body’s own supply of hyaluronic acid. Restylane rejuvenates and adds volume to the skin to erase deep wrinkles.
What is Perlane® made of?
Restylane Perlane is an injectable gel consisting of stabilized hyaluronic acid. The gel resembles very closely the hyaluronic acid that our body produces naturally.
What is Perlane 1ml?
Perlane 1ml is a brand of Restylane, Q-Med’s dermal filler line. It is used for the filling and smoothing of deeper folds and lines, and can be used to fill and contour other portions of the face, as well as to reduce facial scarring and cosmetic imperfections. Perlane 1ml can be used in cheeks, around the mouth and lips, and the mouth.
What are its main uses?
Perlane is intended for use on moderate to deep lines, folds and blemishes, as well as the smoothing and contouring of skin that has lost shape and fill. It can be used for wrinkle reduction, smoothing, elimination of scarring, lip and cheek augmentation and hydration of the skin. Though it can be used for deep to moderately deep problem areas, it mostly not recommended for shallow lines due to it’s larger particle size and thicker consistency.
What are the side effects of Perlane 1ml?
Most HA-based treatments cause minimal side effects and require little to no downtime, and are made to be an alternative to neurotoxin based dermal fillers. Side effects are minimal, and can include: mild swelling, bruising, stinging, lumps and bumps in the injection site, and some numbness. If these side effects persist for longer than a few hours post treatment, consult with your doctor immediately.
What should I expect upon using Perlane 1ml?
You will notice immediate results in your desired area of treatment, and long-lasting facial rejuvenation. Perlane is used for a variety of treatments such as: skin rejuvenation, wrinkle and lines reduction, enhancement of facial contours and lips, lip defining, reduction of crow’s feet and more. Whatever your target area, you expect long lasting, effective smoothing and more youthful skin.
What is the average treatment cost?
Talk to your doctor about their prices for treatment and what costs may look like, as prices vary based on region, doctor and amount of product needed.
When will I see results?
Results are distinguishable immediately after treatment. You will see significant improvements in facial volume, reduction of lines, smoothing and rejuvenation. These effects will improve as the molecules of the filler bond with the water molecules in your skin. Any swelling you may experience generally subsides within a few hours.
How long do results last?
Results of treatment with Perlane last between 6-12 months, making it one of the longest lasting dermal fillers on the market.
Does the treatment hurt?
Perlane is intended for comfortable, painless and easy treatments lasting between 15-45 minutes. The treatment is quick, effective and the filler can be purchased with the addition of Lidocaine for increased comfort during injection.
Can I do it myself?
Never attempt to perform any cosmetic treatments of dermal injections on yourself, as you can end up signifigantly damaging your face or causing permanent scarring or reactions. Always consult with your doctor about an upcoming cosmetic or medical treatment, and never attempt to inject any filler if you do not have a medical licence. As a company, we do not sell our products to the general pubic, and require a valid medical licence with every purchase.
Is the product safe?
Perlane, among other Restylane products, is approved by the FDA and has a customer base of over 20 million people worldwide. This product is proven to be a safe, long-lasting dermal treatment which provides a safer, more natural solution to neurotoxin based treatments. As with any filler, it should not be used by people with sensitivities or allergies to any products contained within.