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How does botox or Restylane treatment work?

How does botox or Restylane treatment work?

Differently!: Botox and Restylane 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 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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Dr. Olav Jaren
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Restylane (Definition)

Restylane 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 ...Read more


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Best treatment for nasolabial folds/smile lines? Juvederm, Restylane or Radiesse? How much do they cost? Which lasts longest & has least side effects?

Best treatment for nasolabial folds/smile lines? Juvederm, Restylane or Radiesse? How much do they cost? Which lasts longest & has least side effects?

Combination: The naso-labial folds are formed when the cheek tissues start to shift downward. Often, when the cheeks are lifted, filled and contoured with Radiesse and Voluma the naso-labial folds soften. However, the folds can be addressed directly with Juvederm. ...Read more

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Should I ask my gyno about treatments such as Restylane 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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About treatments such as Restylane and sculptra. Is this the only way?

About treatments such as Restylane 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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What is restylane? 

What is restylane? 

A dermal filler: Restylane 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 is the definition or description of: restylane?

What is the definition or description of: restylane?

Dermal filler: Restylane 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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Are Restylane and juvaderm effective?

Are Restylane and juvaderm effective?

Definitely: Dermal fillers like juvederm and Restylane 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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What is the difference between botox and Restylane injections?

What is the difference between botox and Restylane 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 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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Can i go tanning after getting Restylane injections?

Can i go tanning after getting Restylane 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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I get cheeks with Restylane filler or perlane filler. How long filler lasts?

I get cheeks with Restylane filler or perlane filler. How long filler lasts?

Filler Duration: In my experience, hyaluronic acid fillers such as Restylane 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 due to it's more heavily crosslinked ha design. ...Read more

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