What Does Restylane Treat?
As you get older, your skin can develop fine lines and other signs of aging. If these changes are making you self-conscious about your appearance, Restylane might be a solution.
What is Restylane Best Used For?
Restylane is used to correct the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles that affect certain areas of your face. These include fine lines that go from your nose to the corners of your mouth and fine lines that go from the corners of your mouth to your chin. You can also use Restylane to enhance the appearance of your lips or cheeks.
How Long Does It Take for Restylane to Work?
This depends on how severe your fine lines, folds, and wrinkles are. In general, Restylane begins to add volume to the treated area shortly after treatment. You might need to wait longer to see the results you want if your wrinkles or lines are deeper.
What Is the Difference Between Restylane & Juvederm?
Restylane and Juvederm both contain hyaluronic acid to minimize the appearance of fine lines and add volume to certain areas. The results of Juvederm treatments might appear immediately, while the results of Restylane can take a few days to appear for some individuals.
How Long Does Restylane Last?
The results for folds and lines that go from your nose to the corners of your mouth generally last for up to 18 months. The results for folds and lines that go from the corners of your mouth to your chin typically last for up to 12 months. The amount of time that results last depends on the type of treatment you’re getting.
What Are the Side Effects of Restylane?
Restylane is generally considered a safe treatment for those who want to reduce the signs of aging. However, there are certain side effects you should be aware of. Some of the potential side effects you might have include bruising, swelling, tenderness, and soreness at the treated site. Mild side effects should go away in a week or a couple of weeks after treatment.
What Should I Do After Restylane?
After undergoing Restylane treatment, you should follow your doctor’s instructions for aftercare. You should limit your exposure to sunlight to lower your risk of developing bruising or swelling. Your doctor might also recommend resting for a day before going back to work.
Is Restylane Good for Under Eyes?
Some Restylane products can be used under the eyes to minimize the appearance of dark circles. Your doctor can let you know if Restylane is a suitable treatment option for you if you have dark circles.
How Soon Can I Exercise After Restylane?
Restylane is a simple procedure that is done in the office with local anesthesia, the recovery time isn’t long. In fact, you should be able to return to your normal activities, including exercise, shortly after your procedure. Your doctor can let you know when it is safe to do so.
If you would like more information about Restylane or whether you would make a good candidate, make an appointment today with Short Hills Dermatology Consultants. Our board-certified dermatologists use the latest technologies to provide our patients with the safest and most effective treatments.