What Is Restylane Perlane?
Formerly known as Perlane, Restylane Perlane is a safe and clear hyaluronic acid dermal filler which is injected into the skin to help smooth any wrinkles around the nose and mouth. Restylane Perlane is a non-animal based filler that does not contain any animal protein. Restylane Perlane has been administered safely by plastic surgeons and dermatologists since 2000. Restylane Perlane comes from the same makers as Restylane and is also compatible with any of Restylane line of products.
What Areas Can Be Treated With Restylane Perlane?
Deeper wrinkles and creases can be treated with Restylane Perlane to restore a more youthful appearance. Nasolabial folds from the nose to the mouth, frown lines, and worry lines can be significantly diminished with the use of this product.
How Does Restylane Perlane Work?
Restylane Perlane is administered with an ultrafine needle into the areas around the nose and mouth in order to plump the skin and eliminate wrinkles. Once injected, the active ingredients of Restylane Restylane Perlane will bind with the water molecules contained in your skin to help maintain the volume you desire. Studies have shown that the effects of Perlane can last up to 6 months.
What Are The Risks/Side Effects?
Some patients may experience tenderness, bruising, swelling, itching, or small red bumps at the injection site. Most symptoms will clear up within seven days. Patients that have experienced cold sores or herpes may experience another outbreak shortly after treatment has been administered. The use of Restylane Perlane in African-American patients can result in hyperpigmentation (darkening of skin color), which may take several weeks to correct.
Who Should Not Use Restylane Perlane?
Patients that are sensitive to gram positive bacteria or suffer from any type of bleeding disorder should not use Restylane Perlane.
Preparing before and after treatment:
Restylane Perlane does not require any pretesting before treatment begins. It is advised to avoid using Vitamin E supplements, St. John’s Wort, or any type of aspirin or other non-steroidal anti-inflammatory medications, such as ibuprofen, before treatment begins. The use of such products may increase bleeding or bruising at the injection site. The use of a cold compress may be used after your treatment to help reduce any swelling. You should avoid excessive sun exposure or the use of UV lamps until the swelling disappears.