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What is the Difference Between Fillers?
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What is the difference between fillers?
There are many fillers on the market in the United States. FDA approval should not alone make the physician or patient feel comfortable with using one. It is very important for both doctor and patient to understand how fillers interact with the body. Some fillers such as silicone and poly methymethacralate have been shown to be surrounded by mutinucleated giant cells. These cells may be dormant for 1-2 years and then be triggered , and then begin to reject the material. Patients may...
Fillers in USA are Safe and Long Lasting
There are significant differences between the facial fillers now available in the United States. Improved Safety and Longevity are the good news. It is important to have a Dermatologist, Facial Plastic Surgeon or Plastic Surgeon assess your needs to help make an informed decision. For more info--go to Dove Press and search for Fillers for peer reviewed information or visit AAFPRS.org web site.
The difference between fillers is a broad question to answer
In the US, we have several groups of fillers available and FDA-approved. In other countries, of course, there will be different fillers available as well. We have a group we refer to as "HA fillers" (hyaluronic acid fillers). These last about 12 months, depending upon where they are used in the face. They include Restylane, Perlane, and Juvederm, as examples. The "collagen stimulators" include Sculptra and Radiesse. These fillers last...
There are many different types of fillers around, with Radiesse being one of them. Radiesse is made of a naturally occuring substance found in bone, called calcium hydroxylapatite. One of the benefits of Radiesse is that it gives more lift and lasts longer than most hyaluronic acid-based fillers such as Juvederm, Perlane and Restylane with results lasting up to a year or more. You and your doctor can decide during an in-person evaluation which filler treatment is right...