Restylane® and Perlane® in Maryland and Washington DC
most popular and most studied cosmetic dermal fillers, Restylane®
and its new companion Perlane® offer exceptional treatments for
moderate to severe facial wrinkles and folds, especially the
nasolabial folds that stretch from the nose to the corners of
the mouth. Restylane and Perlane replenish lost volume in the
skin and restore youthful contours to the face by lifting and
supporting tissues non-surgically. The outcome is a younger,
smoother look with fewer lines and wrinkles. Results are
immediate and long-lasting.
What are Restylane and Perlane
Perlane are clear, synthetic gels made with purified hyaluronic
acid, a natural sugar that is found throughout your body.
Hyaluronic acid works with collagen to support the skin and keep
it smooth and supple. The hyaluronic acid in Restylane and
Perlane has been modified so it lasts longer. It forms strong
bonds with water molecules in the skin, prolonging its
rejuvenating effects for up to six months or more.
What areas can be treated with
Restylane and Perlane?
Perlane are FDA-approved for the treatment of moderate to severe
folds and wrinkles on the face. They are extremely effective in
treating the nasolabial folds, the lines that stretch from the
the nose to the sides of the mouth.
What is the difference between
Restylane and Perlane?
particles in Perlane are larger than those in Restylane, making
Perlane ideal for treating deeper folds in the skin.
Do I need a
Perlane contain no animal products, unlike many of the
substances that are found in other injectable cosmetic fillers.
There is no need for pre-treatment skin tests.
will I see results?
You will see
results almost instantly.
any side effects?
Perlane are very safe products. The most common side effects of
treatment are swelling, redness, pain, bruising and tenderness
in and around the injection areas. These typically fade within a
How long do
the effects of a Restylane or Perlane treatment last?
In general, the
effects of Restylane treatments last six months, and the effects
of Perlane treatments last at least six months. Results very by
individual and depend on many factors, such as the patient's
lifestyle, age, structure of the skin, the degree of perfection
demanded and the practitioner's injection technique.
follow-up treatments will make the improvements of Restylane and
Perlane last longer. Most patients choose to have a touch-up
treatment within six months to a year of the original
I do after my Restylane or Perlane treatment?
first 48 hours after your treatment, do not massage or rub the
treated area. Do not expose the treated area to intense heat or
cold for the first few days after the treatment to avoid
swelling. Once Restylane and Perlane have integrated into the
body, they will adjust to your normal body temperature.
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Craig Mark Person, M.D., F.A.C.S.
Chevy Chase, MD 20815
Greenbelt, MD 20770
Fax: (301) 345-9290
of The American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery, Inc.