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Does Restylane Really Work
Fillers: Injections into the cheeks is an off label use of these products, Restylane (dermal fillers) and perlane can last 6-12 months. Be sure to have your face evaluated by a board certified facial plastic surgeon. ...Read more
Differently!: Botox and Restylane (dermal fillers) are not similar at all and they are not interchangeable. Botox relaxes the muscles under the skin which allows the skin to move less and have fewer wrinkles. Motion wrinkles go away quickly, resting wrinkles take multiple treatments. Restylane (dermal fillers) is filler that replaces lost volume in the face. It works great for fixing facial contour, it does very little for wrinkles. ...Read more
Restylane (dermal fillers) Risks: Possible bruising, redness, lumps. Be sure to find a board certified plastic surgeon or certified nurse injector to administer the procedure. ...Read more
Definitely: Dermal fillers like juvederm and Restylane (dermal fillers) work by restoring volume to the skin or fat beneath the skin that has been lost because of aging or repetitive motion. Restoring this lost volume softens facial creases, resulting in a more rested/more youthful appearance. ...Read more
Consultation: Only through examination of the surface issues you have would a md be able to advise you whether Restylane (dermal fillers) or another product, or no filler at all might be indicated. For sagging and gravity problems a surgical lift might be indicated. For animation lines a neurotoxin might be needed. ...Read more
Dermal filler: Restylane (dermal fillers) is a hyaluronic acid dermal filler. It is currently the only filler that is fda approved for treatment for both lip augmentation and nasolabial fold rejuvenation. It is injected into the face to help soften lines or provide volume to certain areas. ...Read more
Restylane (dermal fillers): There is a small percentage of the population that can react to restylane (dermal fillers) with an allergic type response. Be sure to have your face evaluated by a board certified facial plastic surgeon. ...Read more
Restylane (dermal fillers): The amount of restylane (dermal fillers) you need depends on your own anatomy and goals for your appearance. Be sure to have your face evaluated by a board certified facial plastic surgeon. ...Read more
Restylane (dermal fillers): Pain, asymmetry, infection, cost. Usually not a lot of downside to worry about. ...Read more
Different drugs: Botox is what we call a neurotoxin. It's a purified protein that blocks the transmission of a signal from the nerve ending to the muscle. By doing so, it allows the muscle to relax and in turn, it gives the skin a chance to relax and the wrinkles disappear. Restylane (dermal fillers) is a hyaluronic acid that is injected under the skin to fill depressions. It's usually used to reduce laugh lines or plump the lips. ...Read more
Quit a bit: Botox and similar products such as Dysport relax the muscle that cause the wrinkles. Treatment sites are typically frown line between the eyes, forehead lines and crowfeet. Results last 3-4 months. Restylane (dermal fillers) is a volumizing filler that helps to plump deep creases, lines and the lips. Results typically last 6-8 months. ...Read more
Filler Duration: In my experience, hyaluronic acid fillers such as Restylane (dermal fillers) and Perlane last about 9 months up to and just over 12 months when used for cheek augmentation. Perlane should last somewhat longer than Restylane (dermal fillers) due to it's more heavily crosslinked ha design. ...Read more
Can I go tanning after getting Restylane injections? I'm trying to get a lot done before my wedding and am getting Restylane injections to reduce my wrinkles. I also need to fit in a few tanning sessions, and was wondering if it would be okay to get a sun
Hyaluronic fillers: Be realistic in your expectations. Discuss your expectations with a plastic surgeon or dermatologist. Most individuals who are unhappy have had it done for the wrong reason. ...Read more
Ask? Why not: I would recommend you discuss this with your gynocologist sure, but I would consult a physician with experience with injectables for the actual treatment. This is usually a plastic surgeon or dermatologist. ...Read more
6-12 months: It seems to last a little longer in this location than in the lips or nasolabial folds. But on average, about 8-9 months. ...Read more
Can you do Restylane (dermal fillers) injections or another facial filler while on blood thinners?
Facial fillers: If you are on a blood thinner, the risk of bruising and small hematoma formation after filler injection increases. ...Read more
How long can I expect Restylane (dermal fillers) (expensive) to last when injected for nasolabial folds?
1 year on average: Restylane (dermal fillers) will, typically last for 1 year but may range anywhere from 6-18 months. ...Read more
Is juvederm better than restylane (dermal fillers)? I understand they're both hyaluronic fillers, but I've heard that juvederm is easier to inject and produces better results. Is that true?
Is hyaluronidase a safe product to use? Is hyaluronidase used to dissolve filler (restylane) under my eyes. I cannot find a lot of information on this drug. Has it been around long enough to see if there are any long-term side effects?
This is a well-known drug, with an excellent track record of safety. Occasionally, some people will be allergic to it.
It is very useful for dissolving excess filler. ...Read more
Would belotero reduce the heavy lines between by eyebrows? What are the differences in the fillers belotero, Restylane and juvederm? Would a belotero injection between my eyebrows (for those wrinkles that look like the number eleven) be the best filler op
Dysport/Botox first: In this situation, you need to get Dysport or Botox to relax the muscle first. After a few weeks, if the line is still present, you can use a filler to help further improve results. Belotero, although not fda approved for this region, can be used to accomplish this task. Be aware that a very rare complication of skin necrosis is possible with any filler in this region. ...Read more