Wrinkles and fine lines are a part of growing older – unless you have located the Fountain of Youth, you cannot avoid them. However, there are ways to keep them at bay. One popular treatment for wrinkles is Restylane. This innovative treatment has become a global phenomenon thanks to its effective long-lasting results and thousands of happy customers.
What Is Restylane?
Restylane is a type of facial filler that is made of hyaluronic acid, a compound that occurs naturally in your skin’s connective tissues. This filler is used in lip enhancement, smoothing away wrinkles and lines, adding volume to cheeks, and reducing dark circles under the eyes. Restylane is FDA-approved and is suitable for anyone looking to improve their looks.
The hyaluronic acid in Restylane helps boost collagen production in your skin. As you grow older, your skin loses collagen and elastin. This makes your skin become weak and dry, leading to the formation of fine lines and wrinkles. Hyaluronic acid provides your skin with hydration and volume. This makes your skin soft and plump, erasing wrinkles and lines.
People are choosing Restylane injections more and more frequently because of their amazing results. You get to enjoy smooth wrinkle-free skin for six months or even longer. You will not see these kinds of results with many of the other available anti-wrinkle treatments.
How Is Restylane Administered?
This cosmetic procedure is only minimally invasive and is fairly easy to perform. It requires no incisions and takes minimal time. Since Restylane does not contain lidocaine, a local anesthetic is administered before these injections are given to eliminate any potential discomfort.
Depending on your desired results, Dr. Forman will determine the best injection sites. After determining the treatment areas on your face, the doctor will administer the local anesthesia. Once the anesthesia has taken effect, Restylane is injected under the skin at specific areas. These will ensure that all your wrinkles and lines are taken care of.
What Can You Expect from Restylane Injections?
One of the best things about Restylane injections is that there is almost no downtime. You can return to your daily schedule after your session.
Post-treatment care differs from patient to patient and also depends on the number of injections administered. There will be some swelling and redness that will disappear within a day or two.
The best results are evident after a week, but you can notice changes almost immediately after the procedure. The skin appears smoother and softer. With wrinkles and lines gone, a more youthful look can be achieved.
The results of Restylane injections last for about six months. To maintain your appearance, your doctor will advise periodic sessions.
Is Restylane Right for You?
To find out whether or not Restylane is the right filler option to correct your signs of aging, contact our office and schedule an informative consultation. Doctors Roger Friedman, Douglas Forman, Kathy Huang, and Anita Kulkarni are board-certified plastic surgeons with years of experience and will be happy to help you achieve your beauty goals safely and comfortably.