The augmentation of the soft tissue has a long history in the
treatment of wrinkles, scars, atrophic areas and lip augmentation.
acid (HA) is a naturally occurring substance in the skin. It is
also found in many parts of the human body. It binds water, hydrates
the skin and makes it firm. As we age the body produces less HA,
thus causing our skin to loose elasticity and vitality.
procedure of augmenting soft tissue entails the placement of various
available materials into the dermis. In the clinic, Restylane
is used, which is HA. It is the ideal treatment modality for clients
exhibiting "wrinkles at rest".
contains non-animal HA and water. The HA in Restylane has been
stabilized to provide a long lasting duration of effect. It is
minimally modified, hence mimics the body's own HA. The risk of
delayed inflammatory reactions after an injection with Restylane
is low, approx. 1 in 10 000 treatments. The products are crystal-clear
reactions related to the injection are redness, pain and swelling.
They tend to disappear within a week.
products are suitable to treat
• Glabellar lines
• Periorbital lines
• Cheek augmentation
• Nasolabial folds
• Perioral lines
• Smile lines
• Oral commissures
• Vermillion border
• Lip augmentation
• Chin augmentation
• Skin rejuvenation
• Lipstick bleeder lines
• Back of the hands
treatment session takes about 30 minutes. A skin test is not necessary
prior to treatment. This means that the treatment can be done
instantly and the results will be seen immediately. The desired
effects are produced without paralysing the muscles of expression.
The treatment may be experienced as painful. However, the use
of a topical anaesthetic is usually enough. Nerve blocks can also
be used for lip augmentation.
Dr.Babu is an expert in cheek augmentation using Sub-Q treatment as well as one of the very few doctors perform successful
tear trough treatment to get rid of the bags under the eyes without the need for surgical treatment.