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October 1st 2018 - General Public
Volbella is a type of hyaluronic acid filler from the Juvederm collection that adds fullness and volume to the lips. It also helps to smooth wrinkles, lines, and vertical creases around the lips. At the same time, it can be used to treat marionette lines and correct facial asymmetry. Apart from the lip area, the filler is suitable for the treatment of tear trough depressions. Volbella offers visible yet natural looking results that last considerably longer than other dermal fillers on the market. In most cases, the results can last up to a year.
All Juvederm fillers consist of hyaluronic acid, a naturally occurring polysaccharide found in human skin. Being FDA approved, Juvederm is indicated for the treatment of nasolabial folds, which are lines that extend from the nose to mouth. Certain Juvederm fillers are often used in an off-label manner on the lips for augmentation. In general, these other Juvederm fillers can last up to nine months. Having high volumizing propert ...
September 18th 2018 - General Public
Correct Nasolabial Folds with Restylane
Nose-to-mouth lines or nasolabial folds are caused by various factors, one of which is mid-facial volume loss. As we age, the central part of our face loses volume, the skin thins and sags, and fat deposits move downwards. Excessive sun exposure and smoking are two important factors that accelerate the formation of wrinkles and deepening of these folds. In intracellular level, these changes are due to reduced amount of collagen, elastin, and hyaluronic acid. They keep the skin firm, supple, and hydrated but overtime, the body produces less of these important substances, and the skin suffers. Fortunately, there are many ways to improve the appearance of nasolabial folds. One of these is dermal filler injection—a popular nonsurgical procedure with FDA approval for such indication. In the world of facial fillers, hyaluronic acid-based Restylane is one of the brands that most cosmetic and plastic surgeons trust.
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September 17th 2018 - General Public
When it comes to anti-aging, there are a variety of options for patients looking to retain their youthful appearance. Dermal fillers are one such option, but it can be difficult to decide which one to use. In this article, we will review whether Fortelis or Juvederm is the better filler.
Fortelis (e.g. Fortelis Extra) was developed by Anteis S.A., which is now owned by Merz Pharma. Anteis also created the Esthelis brand, which consists of Esthelis Basic and Esthelis Soft.
The Juvederm family is made up of Juvederm Ultra, Ultra 2, Juvederm Ultra 3, Juvederm Ultra 4, Juvederm Ultra Plus, Juvederm Vollure and Juvederm Volbella. In addition, the collection consists of Juvederm Ultra XC and Ultra Plus XC, which incorporate lidocaine for painless injections. Juvederm is owned by Allergan, a pharmaceutical company headquartered in Ireland.
When to use Fortelis vs Juvederm
Fortelis fillers have a wide range of aesthetic uses—from facial contouring to the correction o ...