What is Restylane?
Restylane and Perlane
are long-lasting gels that are injected into the skin with
an ultra-fine needle to lift and add volume to the areas
being treated. Similar to one of the body’s own natural
substances (hyaluronic acid), both products have been proven
to be safe. The hyaluronic acid in RESTYLANE and PERLANE
simply supplements the body’s age-depleted hyaluronic
acid to plump-up the lip or to raise the skin and ‘fill
in’ the particular wrinkle being treated. Instantaneously,
and with long-lasting results, wrinkles can be smoothed,
lips can be sculpted, and facial contours can be shaped.
Restylane and Perlane are classified as cosmetic fillers.
Restylane and Perlane are probably the most exciting non-surgical
advancements in facial rejuvenation today. While there are
numerous injectable fillers on the market today, many of
them have their drawbacks ranging from allergic reactions
to short life spans. Restylane and Perlane are safe and
In 1996, the biotechnology
company Q-Med of Sweden created a genetically engineered
version of hyaluronic acid (Restylane and Perlane). Hyaluronic
acid is a polysaccharide, or natural sugar, that is found
largely in the skin. Its primary function is to provide
volume and pliability to the skin. The unique characteristic
of hyaluronic acid is its ability to bind with water up
to 1000 times its volume. This property makes it ideal as
a filler agent, for even while hyaluronic acid filler is
being naturally degraded it continues to attract more water
to it. This characteristic allows it to hold its shape even
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and after gallery.
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