It was recently FDA approved in the USA for filling the cheek area. Voluma is a new filler that has a lot of cross linking and will give you lots of “lift” that will last a long time compared to other hyaluronic acid (HA) fillers. This filler usually lasts 18-24 months. There is no downtime with this procedure. Possible minor bruising may occur.
Restylane is an injected gel that contains an active ingredient called hyaluronic acid. Hyaluronic acid is a natural substance found in the body that helps to fill in skin. A Restylane injection is designed to work like this natural hyaluronic acid in the body to fill in creases to improve the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles.
Restylane is FDA approved and is considered to be a safe method of smoothing skin. If you are concerned about the effects of medical treatments in relation to the environment, you can rest assured that Restylane is biodegradable and is not sourced from animals. Results lasts for approximately 6-9 months.