Facial fillers(commonly known as Restylane, Teosyal, Juvaderm) are used to treat
wrinkles and facial lines. More and more patients are opting for this type of
treatment than undergoing conventional surgery!
Skin starts to sag and wrinkle naturally with age, as underlying fat and collagen diminishes. With age collagen cells, which provide the structural support and shape skin, reduce in number which causes the skin to lose elasticity allowing fine lines and wrinkles to develop.
Facial fillers(commonly known as Restylane, Teosyal, Juvaderm) are based on hyaluronic acid. This is found naturally throughout our bodies: in our skin, bones, joints, and eyes. It acts as a lubricant and moisturiser due to its ability to attract and store water.
Hyaluronic Acid is clinically produced, usually from bacterial, not from animal or human sources. Other types are made with collagen. Newer types of filler with other ingredients claim to have a longer lasting effect.
Results of these treatments are immediate and the effects can last anything from
six to nine months, depending on which product is being used. All of the facial
filler are non-permanent and are absorbed naturally over time.