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As injectable fillers themselves continue to improve, so do injection techniques. A syringe with a needle has long been doctorsâ€™ go-to implement for filling lines, restoring facial volume and enhancing the lips, but injection via cannula has gained momentumâ€”and Galderma’s Restylane Lyft has joined Restylane Silk as the second hyaluronic acid filler approved for injection with this tool.
Dermatologist Dr. Anne Chapas of Union Square Laser Dermatology in New York CityÂ explains, â€œA cannula does not have a sharply pointed tip like a needle, the tip is more like a ballpoint pen. Instead of tearing or puncturing tissues, the cannula glides through the tissue causing less