Perlane -Dermal Filler

Perlane is an injectable cosmetic dermal filler that has been used to erase wrinkles and facial lines of individuals. It is also a popular filler for lip augmentation, facial depressions, and acne scarring. It can be used in both sexes.

Perlane is a non animal type of hyaluronic acid derivative and has become popular for use as a dermal filler.

Because it is not derived from animal tissues, it poses no risk of allergy and can thus be injected without any prior testing

When Perlane is injected into the body, it adds volume and erases the lines and wrinkles. Perlane is only a temporary filler and its effects lasts anywhere from 6-9 months. Among the temporary fillers available, it has the most prolonged effects.

-Perlane can be used to treat

creases around the nose

- wrinkles between the eyes

- line around the mouth

- hollowed cheeks

- acne scars

- lip enhancement

- chin augmentation

- correct depressions around the eyes

When Perlane is injected, the cosmetic results last about 6-9 months and touch ups are frequently required to maintain the cosmetic effect

Perlane injections are performed as an outpatient in a physician's office. The injections are painful and most individuals require prior numbing of the skin with a local anesthetic.

Side effects or Perlane include

- Granulomas

- temporary redness

- swelling

- itching

- tenderness

These side effects usually resolve in a few weeks.

Because Perlane is made up of large molecules, it can easily fill up space in the skin and can be used for the treatment of deeper wrinkles and lines.

Because Perlane injections require experience and good clinical judgment, it is best to seek a board certified cosmetic physician with experience using this product. Injection of Perlane is strictly an elective procedure and you should never rush to get the procedure done.

The cost is variable but each session may start off at $400-600 and above. Perlane is more expensive than Restylane because of the less animal content of Perlane

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