Restylane is a safe and natural cosmetic dermal filler made of non-animal-based Hyaluronic Acid. Hyaluronic Acid is a natural substance that already exists in the human body and is used to provide volume and fullness to the skin.
You will experience minimal discomfort with the Restylane injections.
There is a possibility of bruising after receiving your Restylane injection.
The most commonly reported side effects were temporary redness and swelling at the injection site. These effects typically resolve within two to three days.
You may experience noticeable swelling, redness and bruising after your Restylane injection. Therefore you may wish to wait two to three days to return to work.
You will notice immediate results after your injection.
Yes. Because Restylane is non-animal-based and fully biocompatible, allergy testing is not required.
Restylane is currently indicated in the U.S. only for the treatment of moderate to severe facial wrinkles and folds, such as nasolabial folds. Restylane can be injected into the lips, cheeks, glabellar lines and other areas on the face.
Studies have shown that the average treatment results last six months or even longer.
Typically Restylane treatments are scheduled twice a year. Evidence shows that having a touch-up treatment before the product has fully dissipated will enhance the lasting effect.
Restylane is a natural, cosmetic filler. Botox is a drug that blocks nerve transmission and relaxes the underlying muscles. A combination of both products may help produce the best results.
Restylane is proven to deliver a longer-lasting effect than traditional collagen, with virtually no risk of animal-based disease transmission or allergic reaction. Collagen is derived from animals (Cow) and requires an allergy test. Because Restylane is non-animal-based, it can be administered without pre-testing, so no waiting is required.
To optimize your comfort during the short procedure, your physician may use anesthetic.