Perlane is an injectable cosmetic dermal filler that has been used to soften wrinkles and facial lines of individuals. It is also a popular filler for lip augmentation, facial depressions, and facial scarring. It can be used in both sexes.
Perlane is made from non-animal stabilized hyaluronic acid gel. Perlane is a non animal product and does not pose any risk of allergies. Hyaluronic acid is a resilient chemical and can easily adjust and mold to the facial contours. Unlike other dermal fillers, no prior skin testing is required prior to the injection of Perlane.
The hyaluronic acid in Perlane augments the body's natural supply, which has become depleted with age. The injected Perlane fills up scars, lines and wrinkles on the face. Perlane is not a permanent product and is broken down in the body. At most, the face remains for about 6-8 months after injection of Perlane. This is a much longer period than any of the currently available temporary dermal fillers.
What Areas of the Face Can Be Treated with Perlane?
Perlane injections can be used to improve the contour of facial skin, decrease unsightly wrinkles, and reduce fine lines around the nose, folds, scars, and other facial skin depressions.
What conditions can Perlane be used to treat?
- Wrinkles on the face
- Decrease fine lines around the lips, mouth, nose and forehead
- Lip enhancement
- Improve the crease lines around the nasolabial area
- Chin and lip augmentation
- Filling cheek depressions
- Redefining lip border
- Softening acne scars
- Correct the hollows around the eyes
- Improve facial depressions
When can one see the effects of Perlane injection?
The Benefits of Perlane treatments are usually noticeable after 4-8 months. Areas around the lips and chin may require more frequent touch up every 4-6 months, whereas other areas of the face may remain for 6-8 months.
Perlane injections do not take long. Most injections can be performed within 30-45 minutes in the office.
What are the Side Effects Perlane?
Perlane is generally a safe product. Because it is made up of hyaluronic acid (Which is also a normal component of the human body) the skin does not react adversely to the product. Reports of allergy or granuloma formation are rare. Deep skin wrinkles, scars, and creases respond to Perlane better than restylane. Restylane on the other hand can be used to treat the finer lines in fair skinned people.
Who performs the treatment?
Perlane injections can be performed by either physicians or physician assistants.