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Dr. John Chiu
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Allergies (Definition)

Allergies occur when your immune system is triggered by envirionmental factors it should ignore--for example, pollen in the air, or dander on a cat or dog--and creates cells to fight against them. An allergic reaction typically causes itching, congestion, or drainage, and ...Read more


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What is restylane (dermal fillers)?  

What is restylane (dermal fillers)?  

A dermal filler: Restylane (dermal fillers) is made of hyaluronic acid which is a naturally occuring substance found in the skin. This is used as a temporary filler for facial wrinkles and furrows. ...Read more

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What are risks of Restylane (dermal fillers) injections?

What are risks of Restylane (dermal fillers) injections?

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

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How do I know if Restylane (dermal fillers) is right for me?

How do I know if Restylane (dermal fillers) is right for me?

Consultation: Only through examination of the surface issues you have would an md be able to advise you as to 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

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Considering Restylane (dermal fillers) so does a body reject it?

Considering Restylane (dermal fillers) so does a body reject it?

Restylane (dermal fillers): Dear littlejoshua1,
the chances of allergy are extremely low
it is so low that we do not need to test for it beforehand (collagen we did)
you will love the results when done properly
best,
nima shemirani. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: restylane (dermal fillers)?

What is the definition or description of: restylane (dermal fillers)?

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

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Restylane, (dermal fillers) could your body reject it? If so, what does that mean?

Restylane, (dermal fillers) could your body reject it? If so, what does that mean?

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

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Are Restylane (dermal fillers) and juvaderm effective?

Are Restylane (dermal fillers) and juvaderm effective?

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

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How do botox and Restylane (dermal fillers) injections differ?

How do botox and Restylane (dermal fillers) injections differ?

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

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Can I go tanning after getting Restylane (dermal fillers) injections?

Can I go tanning after getting Restylane (dermal fillers) injections?

Sure: It's advisable to allow a little time for any swelling after your treatment to resolve before tanning. If you were to have sun exposure directly after injectibles it wouldn't cause a major problem, but may exacerbate any swelling related to your procedure. ...Read more

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What is the difference between botox and Restylane (dermal fillers) injections?

What is the difference between botox and Restylane (dermal fillers) injections?

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

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Please help! What is the difference between botox and Restylane (dermal fillers) injections?

Please help! What is the difference between botox and Restylane (dermal fillers) injections?

BOTOX/RESTYLANE Diff: Botox is a nerve and muscle relaxant. It causes weakness in the muscles.
Restylane (dermal fillers) is a hyaluronic gel that pumps up and fills soft tissue areas. Restylane (dermal fillers) does not change muscular function. ...Read more

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I get cheeks with Restylane (dermal fillers) filler or perlane filler. How long filler lasts?

I get cheeks with Restylane (dermal fillers) filler or perlane filler. How long filler lasts?

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

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If I get cheeks filled with Restylane (dermal fillers) or perlane filler. How long will it work?

If I get cheeks filled with Restylane (dermal fillers) or perlane filler. How long will it 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

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How much Restylane (dermal fillers) for lips and cheeks?

How much Restylane (dermal fillers) for lips and cheeks?

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

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I have an appointment for Restylane (dermal fillers) lip injections. What is downside?

I have an appointment for Restylane (dermal fillers) lip injections. What is downside?

Restylane (dermal fillers): Pain, asymmetry, infection, cost. Usually not a whole lot of downside to worry about. ...Read more

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Has anyone had bleeding from Restylane (dermal fillers) injections or another facial filler?

Has anyone had bleeding from Restylane (dermal fillers) injections or another facial filler?

Sure: Bruising is common with filler injections. Outright bleeding is less common, but can occur, especially in patients on blood thinners. Bleeding into an internal space, such as the orbit, would be rare, but can happen. ...Read more

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About treatments such as Restylane (dermal fillers) and sculptra. Is this the only way?

About treatments such as Restylane (dermal fillers) and sculptra. Is this the only way?

Many options: There are many options for facial fillers and enhancement. There are different applications for the different fillers that are fda approved. Some are better in certain places. You should consult with an experienced surgeon or provider. ...Read more

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Is it okay to have juvederm injected in the lip alongside with restylane (dermal fillers)?

Is it okay to have juvederm injected in the lip alongside with restylane (dermal fillers)?

Yes: Both are derivatives of hyaluronic acid, a natural component of many tissues, but they do have subtle differences in the way they behave in different tissues. They can be used consecutively, and in some cases can be used concurrently. ...Read more

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How does botox or Restylane (dermal fillers) treatment work?

How does botox or Restylane (dermal fillers) treatment work?

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 less 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

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Can you tell me things to keep in mind about Restylane (dermal fillers) and juvaderm?

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

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Should I ask my gyno about treatments such as Restylane (dermal fillers) and sculptra?

Should I ask my gyno about treatments such as Restylane (dermal fillers) and sculptra?

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

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Injectable rhinoplasty with Restylane (dermal fillers) filler typically lasts how long?

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

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Can you do Restylane (dermal fillers) injections or another facial filler while on blood thinners?

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

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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

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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 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? .

Fillers: There are many fillers on the market. Restylane (dermal fillers) and Juvederm are both hyaluronic acid fillers. But they have been processed differently. Which to use can be influenced by the doctor or the patient. ...Read more

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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

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

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Which fillers last longer: restylane, (dermal fillers) juvederm, teosyal, esthelis, aquamid, or bio alcamid?

Which fillers last longer: restylane, (dermal fillers) juvederm, teosyal, esthelis, aquamid, or bio alcamid?

I avoid "permanent": Though Aquamid (and others)is not available in the US, it is in other countries. (if it's being offered in the US you should avoid that office altogether). I generally recommend that my patients avoid permanent fillers though, especially when they are young like you, because you don't know how your face will change over the next 20 years. You may end up with volume where you don't want or need it. ...Read more

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Is is possible to have infection from Gore-Tex (inserted 10 yrs. Ago) after having Restylane (dermal fillers) injected 6 weeks ago?

Is is possible to have infection from Gore-Tex (inserted 10 yrs. Ago) after having Restylane (dermal fillers) injected 6 weeks ago?

Perhaps: Any permanent implant iike gortex can become infected at any point. Gortex however is usually more resistant than some other types of implants. It is possible that an injection of filler like Restylane (dermal fillers) could introduce infection around a gore-tex implant. Signs of infection would be increased swelling, pain, and redness, you should probably consult with a facial plastic surgeon. ...Read more

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What's the difference between perlane and restylane (dermal fillers)? They seem to have the same ingredients. So why is my doctor recommending perlane over restylane (dermal fillers)? .

What's the difference between perlane and restylane (dermal fillers)? They seem to have the same ingredients. So why is my doctor recommending perlane over restylane (dermal fillers)? .

Perlane (dermal fillers) thicker: Perlane is a thicker version of Restylane (dermal fillers) so lasts longer and gives more volume due to the larger particle size, therefore you get more "bulk" and lifting with perlane. These properties make Perlane more suited for deeper folds such as nasolabial folds and marrionette lines whereas Restylane (dermal fillers) is better for lips and tear trough where the skin is thinner. ...Read more

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Having Restylane (dermal fillers) injections in the lip area good idea?

Having Restylane (dermal fillers) injections in the lip area good idea?

Yes: Restylane (dermal fillers) is an excellent dermal filler with a proven track record of success. We use it commonly in the upper and lower lip areas. ...Read more

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Can Restylane (dermal fillers) be injected into collapsed tip of the nose?

Can Restylane (dermal fillers) be injected into collapsed tip of the nose?

YES: Injecting dermal fillers into the nose is a whole different level of injection not done buy a typical injector. I prefer Radiesse to nose injections since it is thicker and provides more of a base. The techniques are very different than other facial parts and should only be done by someone who has injected noses before and has experience. ...Read more

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How much Restylane (dermal fillers) is used in lip enhancement procedures?

How much Restylane (dermal fillers) is used in lip enhancement procedures?

Variable: Depends on the degree of volume correction needed. On average I will use 1 syringe for the lips and no more than 2 if both upper and lower lips need a fair amount of volume. Remember, it's always easier to come back for another treatment than to deal with too much. ...Read more

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I've got an appointment for Restylane (dermal fillers) lip injections next month. What can I expect?

Restylane (dermal fillers): Common side effects include swelling, redness, bruising, tenderness, or pain at the injection site. ...Read more