Juvederm brand dermal fillers are made from synthetic hyaluronic acid, a substance which is present in the human body naturally. Juvederm Ultra Plus XC fills deep folds and wrinkles and can also be used in the lips. It lasts about 6 to 9 months. Juvederm Voluma XC is specifically designed for use in the mid-face. It lasts up to 2 years.
Restylane products include original Restylane, Restylane Lyft, and Restylane Silk. These dermal fillers are all are made of synthetic hyaluronic acid. Restylane is used in facial wrinkles and folds, and lasts for around 6 months. Restylane Lyft is used for wrinkle filling and contouring in the mid-face, and can lift the cheeks. It lasts for around 12 months. Restylane Silk is used in the lips and lasts for around 6 months.
Belotero Balance is a hyaluronic acid dermal filler. It can be used on both fine lines and deep folds and lasts for around 6 months. This formula is similar to Juvederm and Restylane, but it's specially formulated to avoid the Tyndall effect (a bluish skin hue) in patients with thin skin.
Radiesse is a dermal filler made from Calcium Hydroxylapatite microspheres. It's used in most areas that need volume in the face, but isn't approved for use in the lips. It can be ideal for use in the nasolabial folds and other facial folds. Radiesse lasts for 12 to 18 months.
Sculptra is a semi-permanent dermal filler made from poly-L-lactic acid. It's used to correct facial wrinkles and folds but isn't generally used in the lips. Sculptra lasts up to 2 years.
Asclera is an injectable that is used to treat spider veins and smaller varicose veins in the legs. It is best for people who have uncomplicated leg veins that they want to eliminate.
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