Captique™

Overview

 

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captique Injectible Gel

With time, collagen and hyaluronic acid in the skin diminish, the skin loses structure and volume, and wrinkles appear.

Inamed Aesthetics is the only company to offer both collagen and hyaluronic acid-based dermal fillers. Using both types of fillers allows a physician to have a more comprehensive approach to wrinkle correction and provides patient benefits which are impossible if using just one filler. Using multiple fillers, a physician can offer patients customized treatments, individualized beauty solutions, and create a natural, youthful look.

Captique™

Captique™ gel hyaluronic acid

  • Non-animal stabilized hyaluronic acid that is highly purified
  • No pre-treatment skin test required
  • Indicated for correction of moderate to severe facial wrinkles and folds
  • A versatile dermal filler that can provide optimal wrinkle correction in many different areas of the faces


Hylaform®

Hylaform® Plus

  • Made from an avian sourced material that is highly purified
  • No pre-treatment skin test required
  • Hylaform® and Hylaform® Plus are indicated for the correction of moderate to severe facial wrinkles and folds
  • Hylaform® Plus is the only large particle HA for treatment of deep wrinkles
  • Hylaform® has been widely available internationally since 1996 and has a strong safety and efficacy profile

Captivating Beauty
Captique Injectable is the newest FDA-approved non-animal stabilized hyaluronic acid dermal filler.

The way your skin looks is directly related to the way your skin is supported. As we age, the natural support layers in the skin break down resulting in the formation of wrinkles.

Captique, a clear gel containing a purified form of hyaluronic acid, adds volume lost during the aging process by temporarily smoothing out facial lines and wrinkles.

Captique is injected just under the skin’s surface in order to temporarily correct wrinkles.

captique Injectible Gel before and after photos
With Captique, you can get treated today and see results immediately

  • Immediate treatment
  • Instant and long lasting results
  • Simple procedure that can be done during your lunch hour
  • Hyaluronic acid based fillers have been used in combination with collagen-based dermal fillers like Cosmoderm® and CosmoPlast®

Captique can be used to fill in the smile lines between the nose and mouth, small lines above lip, frown line between eyes, and to minimize the creases that turn down the corners of the mouth.

Captique™ (Injectible Gel)

Introduction
What is hyaluronic acid?
What is Captique gel?
What are dermal (skin) fillers?
What is Captique gel used for?
Where does Captique gel come from?
How does Captique gel work?
Do the injections hurt?
Is the product safe?
Can anyone be treated with Captique gel?
Were adverse effects noted during the initial treatment of the clinical trial?
Are there any reasons why I should not receive Captique?
What else should I know about Captique?
What are the potential concerns when using Captique?
How will my skin look and feel immediately after treatment?
Does the correction last forever?
How often will I require treatment?

In the U.S., Captique™ gel is indicated for injection into the mid to deep dermis for correction of moderate to severe facial wrinkles and folds (such as nasalabial folds) and is generally well tolerated. The most commonly reported side effects are temporary injection site redness, bruising, swelling, pain and itching. Other side effects, such as lumps/bumps and tissue hardening have been reported rarely. Exposure of the treated area to excessive sun, UV lamp, and extreme cold weather should be minimized until any initial swelling and redness has resolved. If procedures such as laser treatment or a chemical peel are used before or after Captique treatment, there is a possible risk of an inflammatory reaction at the implant site. This also applies if Captique is administered before the skin has healed completely after such a procedure. Captique should not be used in patients with known susceptibility to keloid formation, hypertrophic scarring or pigmentation disorders.

Patients using substances that can prolong bleeding may experience increased bruising or bleeding at injection sites. As with all transcutaneous procedures, Captique use carries a risk of infection and standard precautions used for injectable materials should be followed. Captique must not be injected into blood vessels; doing so may cause occlusion of the vessels and could cause infraction or immobilization. Captique should be used with caution in patients on immunosuppressive therapy.

Captique is not intended for use in patients with severe allergies manifested by a history of anaphylaxis or presence of multiple severe allergies. The use of Captique in areas of the skin with any infection or inflammatory process (e.g., cysts, pimples rashes or HIV), should be postponed until the conditions have been resolved. The safety of Captique in someone younger than 18 years of age, and pregnant or breastfeeding women has not been tested. The safety and efficacy of Captique for use in lip augmentation and regions other than nasalobial folds has not been established. The safety of injecting greater than 20 mL of Captique per 130 lbs body mass per year has not been established. Long-term safety and effectiveness of Captique beyond one year has not been investigated in clinical trials.

Introduction
The way your skin looks is directly related to the way your skin is supported. As we age, the natural support layers in the skin break down resulting in the formation of wrinkles. Captique gel, a clear gel containing a purified form of hyaluronic acid, adds volume lost during the aging process by temporarily smoothing out facial lines and wrinkles.

Captique gel is injected just under the skin’s surface in order to temporarily correct wrinkles. Treatment results are immediate. The gel will gradually break down and be naturally absorbed by your body. After the initial treatment, an additional treatment of Captique gel may be necessary to achieve the desired level of correction. Your physician will work with you to develop a treatment program to meet your individual needs.

The materials provided are intended for educational purposes only. They are not a substitute for actual medicine care. A person requiring a diagnosis or treatment or who has specific questions related to their condition are urged to discuss them with their health provider.

What is HYALURONIC ACID?
Hyaluronic acid is a naturally occurring sugar. It is found in the skin, cartilage, joints and the eye.

In the skin tissue, hyaluronic acid fills the space between collagen and elastin fibers. The role of the hyaluronic acid in skin is to deliver nutrients, hydrate the skin by holding in water, and to act as a cushioning agent .

What is Captique gel?
Captique gel is a sterile, clear, colorless dermal (skin) filler gel implant made of chemically modified hyaluronic acid. Hyaluronic acid is a naturally occurring substance found in the fluids surrounding cells and tissues. It is chemically, physically and biologically similar in all species’ tissues. Captique is made from highly purified natural hyaluronic acid that is gradually absorbed by your body through natural mechanisms.

What are DERMAL (SKIN) FILLERS?
Dermal fillers are substances that are injected just below the surface of the skin temporarily adding volume, thereby filling lines, wrinkles and folds from the inside out. Dermal fillers can temporarily restore a smoother appearance.

What is Captique GEL used for?
The gel is injected into skin tissue for correction of moderate to severe facial wrinkles and folds (such as nasolabial folds).

Where does Captique GEL come from?
The gel is produced from materials of bacterial origin and contains extremely small amounts of bacterial protein. Because of this, you should speak to your physician and you should not use Captique gel if you have any known allergies to bacterial protein.

How does Captique GEL work?
Captique gel is injected just beneath the skin surface temporarily adding volume to the layers of skin that have deteriorated due to age and other factors. The gel, when injected, is used to raise depressions in the skin, providing temporary correction of wrinkles and folds.

What is involved in Captique GEL treatment?
In general there are three steps: a consultation with your physician, a series of treatments (injections), and periodic touch-up treatments, as described previously.

Do the injections hurt?
In general, injections may cause some discomfort. Captique gel is injected directly into the skin using a fine needle to reduce injection discomfort. Physicians may choose to anesthetize the area to further minimize discomfort. Please consult your physician.

Is the product safe?
Yes for most people. The primary ingredient in Captique gel is hyaluronic acid (a component of skin) produced from materials of bacterial origin. By comparison, Hylaform is produced from materials of avian (bird) origin. Captique and its counterpart Hylaform have undergone extensive testing including scientific studies to establish safety and effectiveness. The gel has been approved for injection into the skin for correction of moderate to severe facial wrinkles and folds (such as nasolabial folds) by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA). See “Are there any reasons why I should not receive Captique gel?” section below.

Can anyone be treated with Captique GEL?
Your physician will ask about your medical history to determine if you are an appropriate candidate for treatment.

Were adverse effects noted during the initial treatment of the clinical trial?
Based on clinical studies using Hylaform, redness, bruising, swelling, pain, bumps, tenderness and itching may occur as a result of the injection with Captique gel. Most of these symptoms were mild and went away. As with all procedures that involve an injection through the skin, there is a risk of infection.

Side effects during the 12 weeks following Hylaform treatments were categorized according to reported severity.

Are there any reasons why I should not receive Captique?
Captique gel must not be injected into blood vessels; doing so could cause the blood to stop flowing in that area. A blocked vessel could result in temporary discoloration of the treated area or in tissue death, leading to a scab and/or scar formation.

Captique gel must not be injected into areas where any infection or skin eruptions such as cysts, pimples, rashes, or hives, are present.

The majority of reactions to the injection are redness, bruising, swelling, and pain that begin early after the injection and last less than 7 days.

What else should I know about Captique?
Captique gel is indicated for injection into the skin for correction of moderate to severe facial wrinkles and folds (such as nasolabial folds, the lines that run from the nose to the corner of the mouth).

The safety and effectiveness of Captique gel used for longer than one year has not been evaluated in clinical trials.

As with all injections into the skin, the injection of Captique gel has a risk of infection.

The safety of Captique gel for use during pregnancy, in breastfeeding females or in patients under 18 years has not been studied.

Captique gel should not be used in patients with a known potential for keloid formation or hypertrophic scarring ( heavy scarring) or pigmentation disorders.

  • Captique gel should be used with caution in patients on immunosuppressive therapy.
  • Patients who are using substances that can prolong bleeding, such as aspirin, non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs and warfarin may, as with any injection, have increased bruising or bleeding at injection sites.
  • After receiving injections of Captique minimize exposure of the treated areas to excessive sun, UV lamp exposure, and extreme cold weather, until any swelling and redness have disappeared.
  • If laser treatment, chemical peeling or a similar procedure is considered before or after treatment with Captique gel, there is a possible risk of an inflammatory reaction (such as redness, swelling) at the Captique injection site.


What are the potential concerns when using Captique?
It is possible for the needle to be accidentally placed through a blood vessel during injection, which could result in a temporary change in color or in tissue death, leading to a scab and/or scar formation.

How will my skin look and feel immediately after treatment?
Most people feel comfortable in resuming their normal activities following treatment. Temporary puffiness of the treated areas, however, should be expected.

Does the correction last forever?
No. Correction is temporary, therefore, touch up injections as well as repeat injections are usually needed to maintain optimal correction. The need for touch-ups will be influenced by ongoing mechanical forces (such as smiling or other muscle activity) and biological changes (such as aging) that caused the original skin depressions.

A controlled clinical study was designed to evaluate the effectiveness of Hylaform gel at 12 weeks. Hylaform gel was found to be equivalent to the control material (Zyplast implant) in the correction of nasolabial folds at the end of the study using the independent review of photographs of patients who received treatment. The correction looked the best during the first 2 weeks after treatment. Photographic assessment showed that, on average wrinkles had returned to normal at 12 weeks. However, visual assessment of correction by the investigators and masked patients during the controlled clinical study support the effectiveness of Hylaform and Zyplast at 12 weeks.

How often will I require treatment?
Everyone’s skin is different. That is why the timing of any additional treatment varies from person to person. Over time Captique gel will be absorbed by your body; this is why you may want ongoing treatments. If you choose not to continue with your treatment, any remaining gel is simply absorbed by your body over time and your skin gradually returns to its natural shape.

 

 

BEFORE & AFTER PHOTOS

Smile Lines/ Marionette Lines

Before After
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