Filling materials

Alternative to face those wrinkles that bother you so much. If you do not want plastic surgery because you are still too young, or because you feel some fear towards surgical procedures.

Determined to put an end to this situation, there are countless non-surgical options on the market to eliminate wrinkles. What is the best, safest and most effective?

Collagen is a protein that is an essential part of the skin. Zyderm and Zyplast are two types of injectable collagen that are extracted from purified bovine skin. They are used to eliminate wrinkles and lines of facial expression. Due to their animal origin, they carry the risk of an allergic reaction, so they require a previous test.

Fat injections give volume to the lips, fill in lines of facial expression. Fat is obtained from a part of the body and injected under the skin to be corrected.

Unlike collagen, it is not capable of generating an allergic reaction, since it obtained from the patient’s own body.

It is naturally present in organisms. It is a component of human tissues, including the skin. It is a polysaccharide produced by the skin, which helps regulate and maintain its hydration. It is commercially known as Perlane, Restane and Reviderm.

The Artecoll is a permanent micro filling implant. It is composed of 75% collagen and 25% polymethylmethacrylate microspheres. It is currently used in Europe, Canada, and Mexico. It is a permanent material because the microspheres are not absorbed. Radiance (bioform) is made up of calcium hydroxylapatite crystals. It is a component of the bones of the human body.

This is a sterile, synthetic polymer derived from polylactic acid. It is a lyophilized hydrogel, it is mixed with water at the time of implantation. It has been used for three decades in suture threads, orthopedic and maxillofacial implants and skin cultures in burns. Its use on the face, for the treatment of wrinkles, has been done for three years in Australia and France mainly. The skin reacts for 2-3 weeks creating a fibrosis at the site of the application that returns a restructuring of the skin. These fillers are indicated in patients who prefer natural products with long-lasting but not permanent effects.