Injectable cosmetic fillers are injected into the skin to help fill in facial wrinkles, restoring a smoother appearance. Most of these wrinkle fillers are temporary because they are eventually absorbed by the body. Some people may need more than one injection to achieve the wrinkle-smoothing effect. The effect lasts for about six months or longer. Successful results depend on health of the skin, skill of the doctor, type of filler used
Hyaluronic acid is a common ingredient in injectable filler. Hyaluronic acid fillers have become popular soft tissue filler augmentation agents over the past several years. They have helped revolutionize the filler market with a number of new products available for use for patients.
Restylane : Produced by Galderma, originally invented by Q-Med. Restylane is a dermal filler that can be used to restore volume and fullness to skin, significantly reducing the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles. Restylane can be applied around the nose, lips and wrinkles.
Emervel : Produced by Galderma. Emervel is a popular hyaluronic acid dermal filler that can be used to restore volume and fullness to skin, significantly reducing the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles. Emervel can be applied around the nose, lips and wrinkles.
Juvéderm : Produced by Allergan. Juvéderm is an injectable filler which is approved by U.S. Food and Drug Administration. It is produced by Allergan.
Sculptra Produced by Sinclair. Collagen stimulators such as Sculptra (New-Fill) Poly-L-lactic acid work from deep within to stimulate new collagen to smooth and firm areas of the face and restore the skins natural elasticity. This compound, although recently used in cosmetic medecine has been used in plastic and reconstructive medecine for more than 20 years. Clinical trials have shown the effects of New-Fill can last for 1 to 2 years. Sculptra 500 per treatment Requires 2-3 treatments
Longer term implants such asRadiesse can also help fill in the lines and creases that appear on our faces as we age, temporarily restoring a more smooth, more youthful appearance. These fillers can also add fullness to the cheeks and lips and can be used alone or in conjunction with other resurfacing procedure such as Microdermabrasion and laser Photorejuvenation.
Hyaluronic Acid Fillers 350 Emervel Classic HLA 350 Radiesse 450 Euro /syringe
RTE: Dr Patrick Treacy discusses the rising popularity of dermal fillers
The first RTE Afternoon show broke new ground in 2004 as it featured cosmetic physician Dr. Patrick Treacy of the award winning Ailesbury Clinic Dublin injecting Hyaluronic Acid and Botox on live television for the first time. Dr. Treacy gives an explanation of the different products.available to consumers at that time. he Afternoon Show was a Green Inc Film & Television production for RTÉ.
Dr Patrick Treacy lecture to the Las Vegas Cosmetic Surgery Congress 2011entitled
'My Choice of Toxin and Dermal Filler'
Dr. Patrick Treacy lectures at the Las Vegas Cosmetic Conference about his personal choice of neurotoxin and facial dermal filler. He demonstrates the enormous choice of products available to European doctors to his American colleagues and select his reasons for his personal choices.
How Fillers Work
Dermal fillers, also known as "injectables" or "soft-tissue fillers," do just what their name suggests: they fill in the area under the skin. Some fillers are natural and some are synthetic, but they all work to improve the appearance of aging skin in the following ways
filling in wrinkles, fine lines and deep creases
improving other imperfections like scars
filling out thin or wrinkled lips
plumping up cheeks
contouring the jaw line and other areas of the face
2008 Radiesse: TV3 Expose interviews Dr. Patrick Treacy
RADIESSE is a wrinkle filler used to plump the skin. It is injected through a small needle and placed under the skin. Immediately, this filler works to add volume under the skin and over time, the benefits of RADIESSE continue by naturally stimulating your body’s own natural collagen. The natural results have been shown to last a year or more in many patients, making the treatment results both immediate and long lasting.
Dr. Patrick Treacy lecture to AMWC World Congress in Monaco in 2009 about Radiesse
Lecture given by Dr. Patrick Treacy to AMWC Monaco 2009 regarding advanced injection techniques for Radiesse dermal filler. Most of the techniques were gained from treating HIV Lipodystrophy patients in the years when antiretroviral drugs caused this condition. It is injected through a small needle and placed under the skin. Immediately, this filler works to add volume under the skin and over time, the benefits of RADIESSE continue by naturally stimulating your body’s own natural collagen. The natural results have been shown to last a year or more in many patients, making the treatment results both immediate and long lasting.