Restylane® & Perlane®
What is the difference between Restylane and Perlane?
The gel particles in Perlane are larger than those in Restylane, making Perlane ideal for treating deeper folds in the skin.
What areas can be treated with Restylane and Perlane?
Restylane and Perlane are FDA-approved for the treatment of moderate to severe folds and wrinkles on the face. They are extremely effective in treating the nasolabial folds, the lines that stretch from the the nose to the sides of the mouth.
How long do the effects of a Restylane or Perlane treatment last?
In general, the effects of Restylane treatments last six months, and the effects of Perlane treatments last at least six months. Results very by individual and depend on many factors, such as the patient's lifestyle, age, structure of the skin, the degree of perfection demanded and the practitioner's injection technique.
Touch-up and follow-up treatments will make the improvements of Restylane and Perlane last longer. Most patients choose to have a touch-up treatment within six months to a year of the original injection(s).