Photo Credit: canva.com
As injectable fillers themselves continue to improve, so do injection techniques. A syringe with a needle has long been doctors’ go-to implement for filling lines, restoring facial volume and enhancing the lips, but injection via cannula has gained momentum—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 City explains, “A 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 trauma. Patients
Photo Credit: Depositphotos.com
If your hands are giving away your (real) age, there are some good solutions for that.
For many of us, hands can be a dead giveaway of aging, especially because they tend to be harder to hide than most other body parts. Unless you wear gloves year round (think Michael Jackson), your hands are going to show skin thinning, loss of elasticity, protruding veins and tendons, and discoloration from sun damage. Some women are self-conscious about their hands because they remind them of their mom’s or grandma’s hands, which can make you feel ancient.
Although many fillers have been used for rejuvenating hands, Restylane Lyft (Nestle Skin Health) is the first and only hyaluronic acid injectable