What Is Cosmetic Filler?

Products such as Radiesse, Perlane, Juvederm, Belotero and Restylane are cosmetic fillers.  These substances provide volume and restore smoothness to help produce a more youthful appearance.  These fillers are FDA approved to correct facial wrinkles and folds, and generally last from 9-12 months.  The injections are generally well tolerated with minimal side effects or reactions.  The area to be treated can also be numbed (anesthetized) to further minimize discomfort.  Ice will also be applied to minimize any residual swelling to the site.

The offices of Dr. Anne Hermann offer comprehensive aesthetic services, including cosmetic fillers.  Offices are maintained in Tampa and Saint Petersburg Beach, Florida.  Please call the office at (813) 902-9559 for more information or to schedule an appointment.




Best Filler for Lips in Tampa and St. Petersburg

Anne Hermann, M.D.

The best filler for lips is Restylane which is the only dermal filler that has been FDA approved for lip augmentation.  The best filler for lips is one that does not create bumps and does not move over time.  Dermal fillers are categorized by their “G prime” which means how well the area keeps its shape after injection.  Restylane is a soft, hyaluronic acid based filler which provides the most natural-looking plump to the lip. Hyaluronic acid is a natural ingredient found in the skin and provides elasticity and fullness.  Restylane can be expertly injected in about 30 minutes with no downtime.

How long does Restylane last?

Restylane lasts on average 6-9 months.

If you are concerned about discomfort during your lip enhancement, ask for Restylane-L which includes lidocaine to minimize pain at the injection.

Dr. Hermann uses Restylane to give you the most natural feeling lip augmentation that moves naturally. For your non-invasive cosmetic injection appointment, call the offices of Anne Hermann, M.D. in Tampa and St. Petersburg at (813) 902-9559.

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Perlane vs Restylane in Tampa and St Petersburg

Anne Hermann, MD

Perlane vs Restylane are similar products with two significant differences and are offered in the offices of Dr. Hermann in Tampa and St. Petersburg, FL.

Cosmetic fillers have what is called a “G prime” factor which means that they remain the same shape after injection.  Both Perlane and Restylane are considered middle “G prime” fillers.  The main difference between the two is that Perlane is more volumizing than Restylane which makes it the better choice for cheeks.  Both fillers are FDA approved and are made of Hyralonic acid. Both fillers can be dissolved with a solution to make them reversible, if necessary.

What areas of the face are Perlane and Restylane used?

Perlane and Restylane are FDA approved to correct nasolabial folds and are often used under the eyes, around the mouth and jaw line and in the cheeks.

How long do Perlane and Restylane fillers last?

Restylane last approximately 12 months whereas Perlane lasts around 18 months.

The providers of aesthetic medicine services in the offices of Anne Hermann, M.D., P.A. are the best in the entire Tampa Bay area. They combine to offer you over 25 years of experience with aesthetic medicine.  To schedule your appointment, call (813) 902-9559.

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