- August 24th 2018
Medical Community Member -
- General Public
In recent years, the medical aesthetic sector has seen the advent of numerous novel fillers and injectable agents to meet the increasing demand for cosmetic injectable procedures. With so many new products on the market, it can be confusing for both practitioners and patients alike to decide on the right filler for a patient’s aesthetic needs. In this article, two well-known and reputable cosmetic fillers, Juvederm and Sculptra, will be examined in detail and compared in terms of their attributes, advantages, and drawbacks.
Cosmetic filler types
Cosmetic fillers can be classified according to the soft tissue augmenting agent that the filler is composed of and its mode of action. Volume replacement fillers—like hyaluronic acid-based fillers, such as Juvederm, Teosyal, and Restylane—instantly augment tissue by physically filling space in the skin, thereby plumping the tissue and smoothing and subcutaneous depressions. On the other hand, collagen biostimulators, s [Read more]