What is Captique and what is it typically used to treat?
What is Captique Used For?
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Best Filler for Face
Captique is no longer available.
Depending on the area that needs enhancement, a variety of excellent filler products are available.
These include a variety of Hyaluronic acid fillers such as Juvederm, Restylane. Other popular filler is Radiesse.
USED FOR THE SAME THINGS AS THE OTHER HYALURONIC FILLERS
Captique was an early hyaluronic acid filler. Unlike its predecessor, Hylaform, which was derived from the comb of the rooster, captique was derived from bacteria. It essentially was used in the same manner as the other hyalruonic acid fillers, Restylane and Juvederm, ie. to treat naso-labial folds, marionette lines. crow's feet etc.
It is felt by many physicians and injectors that it does not last as long as the other fillers and for that reason has fallen out of favor. It actually might not be the stupidiest thing in the world to drop the price, promote it, and revitalize the brand.
Presently, its main use as sort of a start up home, an introduction to the world of fillers. If someone does not like the result the have even less of a time period before it is resorbed.
Captique is no longer made
Captique is no longer made. Its replacement is called Prevelle Silk. It is an HA filler, a very soft filler, and is ideal for the first-time filler patient who wants to try out a short-acting filler for their smile lines or lips.