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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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