Galderma introduced it has obtained FDA approval for a brand new Restylane filler, Restylane Eyelight, increasing affected person choices for treating under-eye hollows. The hyaluronic acid filler is particularly designed to deal with this frequent concern, also referred to as darkish shadows or circles, and is accepted for adults over the age of 21.
Based on a press launch, it’s the first and solely dermal filler within the U.S. formulated with NASHA Know-how. This expertise was designed to carefully mimic the physique’s pure hyaluronic acid, making a supportive gel texture with minimal crosslinking. Restylane Eyelight can be immune to water absorption, making it a extra steady answer for including quantity underneath the eyes.
Underneath-eye issues, like darkish circles, could make you seem older, drained and burdened. Chicago dermatologist and lead investigator within the scientific trial, Carolyn Jacob, MD, says sufferers are searching for refined options. “A lot of my sufferers search remedy for hollows underneath the eyes, and conventional merchandise like lotions and concealers don’t present the long-lasting outcomes they need,” she says. “Restylane Eyelight provides a protected and efficient answer, enabling my sufferers to attain their aesthetic undereye objectives with natural-looking outcomes that may last as long as 18 months.”
Within the scientific examine, 87 p.c of sufferers skilled a discount in under-eye hollowness after three months. Most sufferers, 92 p.c, expressed satisfaction at three months, whereas 84 p.c mentioned they remained happy after one 12 months. Remarkably, 93 p.c expressed curiosity in receiving the remedy once more after 12 months.
A Protected Possibility
From a security standpoint, 87 p.c of sufferers reported they didn’t expertise any adversarial occasions associated to the remedy. The most typical uncomfortable side effects have been swelling, redness, tenderness, ache, bruising, itching, and lumps or bumps on the injection web site. Importantly, no cases of Tyndall impact, which causes blue discoloration, have been reported after the remedy.
New York oculoplastic surgeon Irene Gladstein, MD says that is very thrilling, as infraorbital hollowing is a widespread difficulty that requires long-lasting product and refined method. “Regardless of the rising decisions of injectable merchandise in undereye space, you will need to keep in mind that managing the tear trough and quantity deficiency is commonly the final step in full facial rejuvenation protocol and requires quantity correction in different elements of the face first,” she notes.
Restylane Eyelight can be out there in aesthetic practices throughout the nation within the coming months.