Almost anyone, given the option, would choose to have a wrinkle-free, youthful-looking face for as long as possible. Unfortunately, lines and folds that appear on the face are a part of the natural aging process. The good news is that there are ways of defying Mother Nature and erasing pesky signs of age on the face without surgery – injectable dermal fillers. Restylane® and Perlane® injections are offered to Scottsdale, Phoenix, and Paradise Valley, Arizona patients of Dr. Ronald Caniglia. Capable of restoring the face to a fresh, youthful glow, these two injectable treatments replenish volume below the surface of the skin, thus smoothing out visible moderate to severe wrinkles. To learn more about Restylane® and Perlane®, contact our Scottsdale practice today.
As the skin ages, hyaluronic acid – the natural substance in the body that gives the skin its firm texture and volume – becomes depleted, and the result is the appearance of lines and wrinkles.
Both Restylane® and Perlane® are made of hyaluronic acid, and when injected into problem areas, correct facial lines and folds, most commonly around the mouth. The Restylane® and Perlane® procedures last approximately 15 minutes and are administered as follows:
The best way to determine whether you are a candidate for Restylane® or Perlane® injections, and to learn which is best for your needs, is to meet with Dr. Caniglia for a consultation. The ideal candidate includes men or women in relatively good physical and mental health, who have realistic expectations of the treatment.
Patients are generally between the ages of 30 and 50, although anyone over the age of 18 may be a potential candidate. Good candidates generally wish to:
There are a number of benefits of injectable dermal fillers like Restylane® and Perlane®, including:
Risks associated with Restylane® and Perlane® are very minimal. Patients may experience redness, swelling, bruising, or minor pain; however, symptoms subside after several days. Over-the-counter pain medication may also be recommended to alleviate any discomfort.
If you want to achieve a glowing, beautiful facial appearance, Dr. Caniglia has several options to help. After just a quick visit to our practice, you can look years younger and more vibrant. To learn more about Restylane® and Perlane®, or to schedule a consultation, contact our Scottsdale practice today.