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® with Lidocaine work?
Perlane with Lidocaine works by replenishing the body’s own supply of hyaluronic acid.
What is Perlane® with Lidocaine made of?
Restylane Perlane with Lidocaine 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 with Lidocaine?
Perlane with Lidocaine is a brand of Restylane, and is a dermal filler manufactured by Q-Med used for the restoration of facial volume, the reduction of facial scarring and imperfections, and can be used for contouring and restoration of lost volume. Perlane features lidocaine, a numbing agent and anaesthetic for increased comfort during treatment.
What are its main uses?
This product can be used for all dermal treatments such as the reduction of wrinkles, folds, and blemishes, reduction of facial scarring, lip and chin augmentation. Perlane injections can fill deeper facial wrinkles, nasolabial folds, sunken cheeks, and augment the shape of the chin and cheeks. It can be used for deeper and more shallow injections, though is generally recommended for deeper use due to it’s larger particle size.
What are the side effects of Perlane with Lidocaine?
As with most hyaluronic based treatments, Perlane with Lidocaine causes little to no side effects and requires minimal downtime. If you do encounter side effects, they are generally mild and will go away within a few hours. These may include: swelling, bruising, stinging, lumps and bumps and numbness. If side effects persist, worsen or cause distress, consult with your doctor.
What should I expect upon using Perlane with Lidocaine?
Perlane fillers and the Restylane family offer near instant results in desired areas. These results include the filling of volume, reduction of wrinkles and lines, smoothing and hydrating of the face and overall younger looking skin. These effects generally last up to a year
What is the average treatment cost?
Ask your doctor about the average cost of treatment for the most accurate estimate, as prices vary based on your doctor’s rates and the region you are in.
When will I see results?
Results are seen immediately following treatment. You will see significant improvement in the volume and smoothness of your skin, and a reduction of lines and wrinkles. You may experience some swelling, through this effect will decrease signifigantly and be gone completely within a few hours after the treatment.
How long do results last?
Results of treatment with Perlane last between 6-12 months. After this time, follow up treatment may be necessary.
Does the treatment hurt?
Treatmnt with Perlane is quick and effective, taking between 14-45 minutes. Perlane contains Lidocaine for increased comfort during the procedure. Lidocaine is a numbing agents and general anaesthetic meant to decrease pain from injection.
Can I do it myself?
As a company, we do not sell our products to the general public, and require a valid medical licence for every purchase. We never recommend undertaking any cosmetic or medical procedures without first consulting with a health care professional. Never attempt any cosmetic treatments or dermal filler injections on yourself, as doing so can cause permanent damage or scarring to your face and skin. Consult with a doctor about cosmetic treatments and dermal fillers.
Is the product safe?
Restylane product Perlane with Lidocaine is one of the safest dermal filler treatments on the market, with over 20 million customers worldwide, FDA approval and heavy medical documentation, it’s proven to be an effective and long-lasting filler which offers a healthy substitute to neurotoxin based fillers and injectables.