Four Different Types of Injectable Fillers: Which is Right for You?

Handsome young man getting cosmetic injections at wellness clinic As the beauty industry continues to evolve, so do the options for maintaining a youthful appearance. Injectable fillers have become increasingly popular for those looking to combat the signs of aging without undergoing invasive surgical procedures. Among the plethora of options available, JUVÉDERM® Ultra XC, JUVÉDERM® Voluma, Restylane®, and RADIESSE® are some of the most sought-after choices. Each of these injectables offers distinct benefits, making it crucial to understand their differences to determine which one might be right for you.


JUVÉDERM® Ultra XC is a hyaluronic acid-based dermal filler that specializes in addressing moderate to severe facial wrinkles and folds. Hyaluronic acid is a natural component found in the human body, playing a pivotal role in maintaining skin hydration and volume. The magic of this filler lies in its ability to replenish lost hyaluronic acid, resulting in a smoother, more youthful appearance.


As time marches on, our cheeks can begin to lose volume and sag. JUVEDERM® Voluma is tailor-made to tackle this issue. This hyaluronic acid-based filler is designed to restore lost volume to the cheeks, resulting in a more youthful and lifted appearance. It’s a non-surgical solution to the common problem of age-related cheek volume loss.


Restylane® is a versatile hyaluronic acid filler that offers a wide range of applications. It’s effective in addressing wrinkles, lines, and creases in various facial areas. In addition to this, Restylane® can also be used for enhancing lips and treating the under-eye area, making it a go-to choice for those seeking a comprehensive facial rejuvenation treatment.


For those looking for long-lasting results, RADIESSE® is a calcium hydroxylapatite-based filler that stimulates collagen production. Collagen is a protein that provides structural support to the skin. By encouraging the production of collagen, RADIESSE® not only fills in wrinkles and lines but also gradually improves skin texture and elasticity over time.

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Choosing the right injectable filler is a personal decision that should be made with a consultation of a qualified medical professional. Contact Mao Facial Plastic Surgery, located in Orange, CT. Call 203-907-0501 to schedule a consultation.


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