Charles Perry, MD, Plastic Surgeon
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Perlane®

Perlane® works wonders at diminishing the appearance of wrinkles, crow’s feet, nasolabial folds, and acne scars. It is also useful to augment the lips for a fuller, more youthful aesthetic, and adding volume to the cheeks and chin. This dermal filler is composed of hyaluronic acid, a natural substance, which means that there is no need to undergo an allergy test. Hyaluronic acids bind to water to give a smoother look that is soft, mobile and natural. Perlane® differentiates itself from other dermal fillers because it can be used to fill hollows under the eyes, as well provide volume to cheeks that may have taken on a sunken appearance due to loss of fat. Perlane® is a larger molecule than Restylane® and is often useful to address more prominent signs of facial aging such as deep wrinkles and skin folds. Results of Perlane® also tend to last longer than other injectables such as Prevelle or Prevelle Silk, ranging from 6 to 12 months, which can be extended with touch-up treatments. Perlane® can be used in combination with Restylane®, BOTOX® Cosmetic or Dysport and laser therapies as well to enhance your appearance in one setting.

How Is Perlane® Injected?

Perlane® is injected directly into the treatment areas using a very thin needle. A local anesthetic may also be used to numb the area and make you feel more comfortable during the procedure. Some patients use a topical numbing cream as well to enhance the comfort. Dr. Charles Perry, a top Sacramento plastic surgeon, will also use a cooling device to enhance your comfort and reduce the risk of bruising. Depending on the number of areas being treated, Perlane® injections at our practice typically only take about 20-30 minutes to complete. Normal daily activities can usually be resumed immediately after treatment, and most patients can see results right after the procedure.

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To learn more about Perlane® offered at our practice, or to schedule a consultation, please contact our practice today.

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