- April 3rd 2018
Medical Community Member -
- General Public
Dermal Filler Technology
The market is currently brimming with a wide variety of dermal filler types and brands. In contrast to botulinum toxin, dermal fillers are used to reduce the appearance of lines and wrinkles that are present at rest and to fill depressed scars and lip lines. Throughout the years, substances such as paraffin, silicone, and collagen, have been utilized as dermal fillers to treat soft-tissue imperfections. However, the use of these substances has since been terminated due to the high occurrence of adverse reactions and serious complications, including swelling, lymphadenopathy, granuloma formation, and ulceration.
Today, the following dermal filler technology is used:
NASHA Technology: NASHA is Galderma’s non-animal stabilized hyaluronic acid. It is used in Restylane Refyne and Restylane Defyne.
Vycross Technology: Vycross is Allergan’s innovative combination of low and high molecular weight hyaluronic acid. It is used in Juvederm V [Read more]