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 ...
September 14th 2018 - General Public
Teosyal and Juvederm are popular brands of injectable dermal fillers.
The Teosyal family consists of several soft tissue fillers, each designed to target a specific treatment area. This includes Teosyal Meso, Teosyal Touch Up, Teosyal First Lines, Teosyal Ultra Deep, Teosyal Kiss, Teosyal Deep Lines and Teosyal Global Action. Teosyal is developed by the Switzerland-based Teoxane Laboratories.
The Juvederm collection is also comprised of a number of soft tissue fillers. The two most popular ranges in the Juvederm range are Ultra and Vycross, each of which use patented technologies to create unique cosmetic fillers. Juvederm fillers are produced by Allergan, a multinational pharmaceutical corporation based in Dublin, Republic of Ireland.
What are these fillers made of?
Teosyal and Juvederm has essentially the same active ingredient—hyaluronic acid.
Juvederm is made of non-animal, cross-linked hyaluronic acid which is highly cohesive. The concentration of hyal ...
September 13th 2018 - General Public
Forever Young: Why Use Restylane for Cheeks
Time is unforgiving, especially on the cheeks. Aside from deep folds and wrinkles, aging can cause volume loss, resulting into flatter cheeks and sagging jowls. For years, when someone thinks of altering the usual signs of facial aging, the typical solution that comes in mind is plastic surgery. While some people would love to jump on the operating table to have a beautiful and youthful appearance, not everyone is happy with the cost and risk involved.
Today, nonsurgical cheek enhancement can be done in 30 minutes or so. There are no knives nor general anesthesia involve—just one or two syringes of gel filler. Yes, the popular hyaluronic acid filler that can banish deep lines and wrinkles can also fill volume loss in the cheeks. Restylane is one of the most popular collection of dermal fillers that is trusted by cosmetic surgeons worldwide. However, not all Restylane products can be used for cheek augmentation or facia ...