I am a "young" looking 41 year old. This year I decided that the deep creases next to my mouth and the slight downturn of my mouth due to aging was bothering me. I went to my doctor for a consult and told him that my girlfriend loved Perlane so he injected some into my smile lines. He explained to me that Perlane would not remove my smile lines completely because it was a denser... more
I had Perlane injections for the first time two weeks ago. It was one of the worst things I have ever, EVER done. A blood vessel was clogged, and my entire face got very red and swollen. I had to take antibiotics and cortisone and am now left with a HORRIBLE red raised scar. DO NOT USE Perlane!! more
I switched from Restylane (used twicearound mouth and naso folds) because it never seemed to last more than 3 months and the second time, the pain and bruising was surprisingly bad (same MD as the first time and not a problem then).
I am now on month 4 of Perlane and so far, it is holding up OK, but I am doubtful of the one year potential they claim. I also was at a new RNP and... more