Restylane v. Juvéderm

Restylane v. Juvéderm

Restylane v. Juvéderm

SIMILARITIES

  • FDA approved
  • Hyaluronic acid fillers
    • Natural sugar found in skin
  • Vegan
  • No allergy testing needed
  • Low to no side effects
  • Low risk of allergic reaction
  • The experience of the injector is more important than what is being injected!

RESTYLANE

  • Lasts 6-9 months; with touch-up last up to 18 months
  • Ability to purchase a smaller syringe at a lower cost
  • Good for tear troughs
  • 2 or 1.3 cc
  • No Tyndall effect (blueish discoloration)
  • More cohesive than smooth
    • This makes it better for where you want a fuller effect
    • Lips and deep lines
  • More granular in texture

JUVÉDERM

  • 9-12 months
  • Smoother in texture
    • But pans out similarly to Restylane in patients
  • Higher concentration of hyaluronic acid
  • 0 or 1.1 cc syringes
  • Good for nasolabial folds and other fine lines
  • Less puffiness for the first few days after treatment
  • More expensive

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