Hydrelle is a newer hyalrounic acid derivative facial filler which includes lidocaine (an anethesthetic) in its product.
WHERE IS IT USED?
Allergic reaction, scar tissue, and granulomas in some isolated reports
DR. SHAH’S TAKE ON THIS FILLER
A newer facial filler, its safety record has not been established. As such, I would not recommend this facial filler to my patients
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
What is hyaluronic acid?
HA is a form of sugar that is a natural component of skin. HA functions like a matrix to hold together collagen and elastin. When injected into the skin, it attracts water and provides volume to smooth and soften the look of wrinkles.
How does hydrelle work?
Hydrelle is a soft, malleable injectable gel designed to reduce facial wrinkles. Hydrelle immediately adds a natural fullness and reduces the unwanted wrinkles.
How long does hydrelle last?
Hydrelle can last up to a year.
What should I expect?
Some patients may experience temporary redness, swelling or bruising. These symptoms normally disappear in a few days. No skin-testing is necessary, but Hydrelle is not for patients with sulfite allergies (i.e. red wine, dried fruit, etc).
Where can Hydrelle be used?
Hydrelle is FDA-approved for moderate to severe facial lines and wrinkles, such as nasolabial folds. Hydrelle is not recommended for use in the lips, for superficial lines, or around the eyes.