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Doctor insights on: Restylane Warnings And Recalls

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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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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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Considering Restylane so does a body reject it?

Considering Restylane so does a body reject it?

Restylane: 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 are risks of Restylane injections?

What are risks of  Restylane injections?

Restylane 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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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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How do I know if Restylane 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 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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Restylane, could your body reject it? If so, what does that mean?

Restylane, could your body reject it? If so, what does that mean?

Restylane: there is a small percentage of the population that can react to restylane 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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How do botox and Restylane injections differ?

How do botox and Restylane 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 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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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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