Perlane is an injectable wrinkle filler made with hyaluronic acid (HA). The clear gel formula adds volume and hydration to treat moderate to severe lines, wrinkles, and folds. The synthetic HA found in Perlane is made to mimic the body's own supply of HA for soft, natural appearance. Dr. Dana Khuthaila, a New York City plastic surgeon with an office overlooking Central Park, often uses Perlane to increase the fullness of her patient's cheeks and mid-face. The results of Perlane can be seen immediately and patients enjoy their new youthful glow for up to 1 year.
"22 Year Old Unhappy with Profile of the Nose - I always felt that my profile was missing something but I didn't know what I wanted to correct. I realized after taking countless profile selfies that the tip of my nose was lacking perky-ness (If that any makes sense). I've thought about having a rhinoplasty to correct it but I didn't want to break my nose in the process being that all I wanted was structure to the tip. Dr.Khuthaila recommended we try a non surgical temporary treatment and we proceed from there. I was amazed with how quickly and instantly the results were! My nose has the perfect uplift I was looking for and she saved me from going under the knife when it truly was not necessary. The result is exactly what I wanted and I cannot thank her enough for all her help and support. <3 "- S. / RealSelf / Apr 06, 2017
"Breasts I Always Wanted! - New York, NY - Fantastic!! She made me feel so comfortable and happy the entire time. I would definitely go back to her and have recommended her to many friends."- J. / RealSelf / May 31, 2017
"Breasts I Always Dreamed Of! - New York, NY - I always had very large and low drooping breasts that I was self conscious about and hurt all the time. After years of debating what I should do about them, being too scared, and countless consultations if found Dr. Khuthaila. I'm so happy I did! She listened to everything I had to say and made me feel really comfortable. She recommended that a lift with some reduction and liposuction of the..."- J. / RealSelf / May 27, 2017
"WHAT A SURGEON! LOVED MY EXPERIENCE and RESULTS <3 - I don't know why it has taken me 3 years to write this review...but better late than never! Dr. Khuthaila and team are amazing. I went in for BA about 3 years ago and from the moment I met Dr. K at the consultation, I immediately felt at ease. Dr. K was the 2nd MD visit on my list of 5 and the only female surgeon. Not to gear this into some feminist rant, but compared to the other surgeons,..."- K. / RealSelf / May 23, 2017
"I recently underwent a double mastectomy with DTI reconstruction with Dr. Khuthaila. After seeing several plastic surgeons I selected her to be the one. I could not be happier to have been in her care for the surgery. Dr. Khuthaila is absolutely amazing. From the very first consultation, her knowledge in the field and her passion for her work, were clear. She listened to my concerns and answered all questions with patience and clarity. She never made me feel rushed, on the contrary, she has the ability of calming down any fear one may have. She walked me through each step of the procedure and held my hand along the way. She may be one of the last doctors that, not only, is extremely skilled but also has a heart and truly cares about her patients.Last but not least her staff is great, extremely professional and kind."- V.B. / Google / May 22, 2017
What to Expect
During your appointment, the areas of the injection sites will be marked and thoroughly cleaned prior to the treatment. The Perlane filler will be injected deep into the skin where added volume and fullness is desired. While results can be seen immediately, some side effects may not appear for a day or two after the injections. The most common side effects include pain, redness, swelling, itching, discoloration and tenderness at the injection site.
Patients with wrinkles, worry lines, smile lines, crow’s feet, cheek depressions and smoker’s lines use Perlane fillers. Patients also use Perlane injections for lip enhancement, chin augmentation, redefining lip borders and softening acne scars. Less common uses for Perlane injections include filling hollows under the eyes, creating a temporary brow lift and softening the appearance of jowls.
Restylane or Perlane?
Made by the same manufacturer, Perlane and Restylane are primarily the same products. However, Perlane contains a higher concentration of hyaluronic acid intended for larger folds and wrinkles. Restylane should be used for smaller wrinkles, or to maintain the results of Perlane treatments. Perlane is also the more expensive filler because of the higher amounts of hyaluronic acid.
Different from BOTOX?
Unlike BOTOX, Perlane does not numb facial muscles. Perlane only reduces the visibility of wrinkles and folds by adding volume and fullness under the skin. Perlane can be used in conjunction with BOTOX to provide maximum results.
How Long Will Results Last?
Hyaluronic acid is a natural substance found in the body that depletes with age. The hyaluronic acid in Perlane injections is biodegradable, which means results are not permanent. On average, results last six months to a year with proper maintenance. Patients can use other injectable fillers, such as Restylane, in between Perlane treatments to maintain soft, youthful results.
Plan Your Procedure
- Recovery Time
- 1 Week
- Average Procedure Time
- 30 Minutes - 1 Hour
- Post-op Follow-up
- 2 Weeks
- Procedure Recovery Location