Guide to Dermal Fillers: Restylane and Juvederm

Dermal fillers, despite the fact that they are new products on the market of beauty and youthfulness, have become firmly established in the lives of modern women. No wonder, they permit you to make your face, neck and hands beautiful without unnecessary financial costs. Restylane and Juvederm have become the most popular products. This is a guide to their use.

Restylane ‒ All for Good Looks

This line of products is made by the Swedish company Q-MED. The composition serves the purpose of improving the appearance of the face and neck, as well as the décolleté and hands. The mechanism of action of the dermal fillers Restylane consists in smoothing out wrinkles. The unique components make it possible for the doctors to perform the procedures, taking into account the individual characteristics of the patient’s skin. And the safety of the compositions makes it possible to use them when other agents are impossible.

The preparation is a sterile gel which contains peculiar molecules made by a special technique. This is hyaluronic acid, which is obtained from non-animal raw materials. That is why the preparation is fully compatible with the skin, and it also effectively combats all types of wrinkles.

The effect of use can be seen immediately after the procedure, and it lasts up to 14 months. So that everything will be as good as possible, it is necessary to follow some recommendations:

  • Do not massage the face for several days after the injection.
  • Use sunscreen.
  • Refrain from visiting the swimming pool, sauna, gym.

Juvederm ‒ for Instant and Long-Lasting Effect

Fillers Juvederm include a whole line of fillers made on the basis of American-made hyaluronic acid. They are used for face contouring procedures. The main goal is to arrange anti-aging correction and give the person the desired volume. The advantages of this line of preparations are determined by the following characteristics:

  • absolute safety of cosmetic products due to the absence of animal ingredients in the composition;
  • optimal concentration of hyaluronic acid, which ensures the highest possible ease of introduction of the gel and its long-term retention in the tissues without dissolution;
  • the presence of phosphate buffer in the composition in order to ensure the prevention of the inflammatory process;
  • the presence of an anesthetic substance in order to ensure the ease of the procedure.

There is a large variety of gels in the line. Each of them is different in terms of density and list of indications for use. In this regard, the composition is popular not only with patients, but also with physicians ‒ cosmetologists, plastic surgeons.

Restrictions and Contraindications

The list of situations in which you should refrain from using the gels is the same for both products. They are:

  • oncological diseases;
  • tendency to develop scarring;
  • herpes in the active phase;
  • diabetes mellitus;
  • pregnancy;
  • breastfeeding;
  • acute respiratory viral infections;
  • case of influenza;
  • hemophilia;
  • infectious diseases;
  • inflammatory process in the area of ​​intended administration of the preparation.

After the introduction of the preparation, there is the probability of complications. They include edema, itching, hematoma or hyperemia in the area of ​​the injection site. But, as a rule, such signs disappear by themselves; you just need to wait 3-4 days.