What is Evolence?
How does Evolence work?
Evolence is injected through a thin needle directly into the folds and wrinkles that can make you seem older and more worn out than you really are. The entire procedure takes about 15 to 30 minutes to complete and is performed in an outpatient setting. In some cases, your specialist may numb the treatment area first with a topical anesthetic to diminish potential discomfort. Depending upon the size of the wrinkle or other depression, you may need several small injections to fill the area completely.
Evolence has been developed using a special “cross-linking” technology, which allows the product to bond with your skin’s own natural collagen. Collagen is the naturally occurring substance that helps skin retain elasticity and appear firmer and more youthful. By binding with collagen, Evolence creates a result which is more natural and longer lasting than many other filler products.
What substance is Evolence comprised of?
Evolence is a specially formulated type of collagen which is derived from pig (porcine) products. Because porcine collagen is similar to human collagen, allergic reactions are rare.
What areas of the body does Evolence treat?
Evolence is recommended for treatment of moderate to deep wrinkles, fold and lines, including hard-to-treat nasolabial folds which appear from the corners of the mouth to the nose. Evolence can also be used to successfully treat scars and other facial depressions.
Evolence offers several advantages over other fillers, including:
· More natural-looking results
· Results which are immediately evident
· Longer lasting – up to 12 months in many individuals
· Requires fewer touch-up treatments
· No pre-tests for allegies
· Minimal downtime, with little if any swelling or bruising following the procedure
How does Evolence differ from other fillers?
Because of Evolence’s unique, crosslinked formulation, the product:
· Is stronger than other fillers
· Is longer-lasting than other fillers
· Binds with the body’s natural collagen to achieve more natural effects
What type of results and recovery can you expect from evolence?
The recovery period with Evolence is minimal, with some patients experiencing some slight redness or swelling in the period shortly after the procedure. Initial results will be evident right after treatment and will remain for about six to 12 months in most individuals.
Average Cost Range
The average cost of treatment with Evolence is about $400 to $500, with larger treatment areas costing slightly more.
Disclaimer: This information is intended only as an introduction to this procedure. This information should not be used to determine whether you will have the procedure performed nor does it guarantee results of your elective surgery. Further details regarding surgical standards and procedures should be discussed with your physician.
By Dermanetwork.org Staff
Updated: June 30, 2009