Have you ever wished you could instantly fill in wrinkles and plump up sagging skin without invasive surgery? Dermal fillers like Restylane can do just that by adding volume and reshape contours in your face.
At CosMedic LaserMD, we perform Restylane injections to help you achieve a more youthful, rejuvenated appearance.
What is Restylane?
Restylane is a hyaluronic acid dermal filler that’s injected into areas of wrinkles and lost volume on the face. Once injected, Restylane integrates with your tissue to immediately add fullness and smooth away lines and wrinkles.
Benefits of Restylane
Natural results – Restylane provides a subtle yet defined correction that looks natural.
Immediate effects – You’ll see a noticeable improvement in wrinkles, folds and contours right after your treatment.
Safe and reversible – Restylane is made from a naturally occurring substance in the body, so side effects are typically minimal and temporary.
Versatile – One Restylane syringe can treat multiple areas like the cheeks, laugh lines, frown lines and lips.
Who Can Benefit from Restylane?
Nearly anyone seeking a more youthful, contoured appearance without surgery can be a candidate for Restylane injections. Some common reasons people choose Restylane include:
Age-Related Signs of Aging
As we age, our facial tissue thins and loses collagen. This causes wrinkles, folds and sagging skin that Restylane can quickly improve.
Sun Damage and Pigmentation Issues
Years of sun exposure can lead to hyperpigmentation, uneven texture and deep wrinkles that Restylane can camouflage for a more balanced complexion.
Loss of Volume or Contour in Facial Features
Over time, our cheeks, lips and jawline flatten and compress, giving the face a gaunt, hollow appearance. Restylane restores fullness to redefine facial contours.
While nearly anyone experiencing these signs of aging can benefit from Restylane, the best candidates are those who:
- Are in good overall health
- Have realistic expectations about the subtle, natural corrections Restylane provides
- Commit to proper pre/post-treatment care guidelines
Our skin experts will review your medical history, facial anatomy and cosmetic goals during a consultation to determine if Restylane is right for you.
How long does Restylane last?
The longevity of Restylane varies depending on a few factors:
- Injection depth – Deeper injections tend to last longer since they’re subjected to less movement and breakdown.
- Product choice – Different Restylane formulations vary in thickness and gel concentration, impacting longevity.
- Activity level – More physically active lifestyles can cause fillers to degrade faster.
- Metabolism – Those with faster metabolism typically see shorter-lasting results.
On average, most people can expect Restylane effects to gradually diminish within 6 to 9 months. However, some patients report benefits lasting up to 12-18 months. Follow-up treatments can help maintain your desired level of correction.
What Areas Can Be Treated With Restylane?
To add fullness, contour and lift sagging midface tissues for a more youthful appearance.
To reduce the depth of smile and laugh lines beside the nose and mouth.
To volumize the hollows under the lips and cheeks for a fresher look.
To camouflage shadows and sunken areas under the eyes.
To plump thin lips and define their shape and contours.
At CosMedic LaserMD, our skilled injectors will determine the optimal Restylane formulation and injection technique for your precise needs and anatomy.
We take a tailored approach to ensure you achieve your desired aesthetic goals while minimizing side effects and potential risks.
What to Expect During a Restylane Procedure
During your Restylane treatment, our team will:
- Review your medical history and desired outcomes
- Clean and numb the treatment areas for comfort
- Gently inject Restylane into target areas using a very fine needle
- Massage the treatment areas to help “settle” the filler and achieve the optimal result
- Assess the outcome and make any necessary adjustments
Most patients feel a mild pinching or stinging sensation during the injections, though numbing cream can help minimize discomfort. The whole procedure typically takes 30-60 minutes.
What to Expect After a Restylane Procedure
Redness, swelling and bruising: These are normal, temporary side effects that usually subside within 1-2 weeks.
Minor discomfort or tenderness: Over-the-counter pain relievers can help. Apply ice packs as needed.
Avoid strenuous exercise: Limit physical activity for at least 24 hours to reduce risk of shifting the filler.
Use sunscreen daily: Sun exposure can quickly break down fillers.
Schedule a follow-up: We recommend a follow-up visit 1-2 weeks post-treatment to ensure you’re healing properly and address any concerns.
With proper aftercare and follow-up appointments as needed, Restylane results gradually improve over the first few weeks as swelling subsides and tissues heal.
Reclaim Your Youthful Contours With Restylane Injections
Our expert team of cosmetic injectors at CosMedic LaserMD has the experience, expertise and artistic eye to achieve natural-looking yet defined results.
So what are you waiting for? Book your personalized Restylane consultation today. During your visit, we’ll:
- Review your goals and concerns
- Evaluate your skin, anatomy and medical history
- Recommend a customized treatment plan based on your needs
- Answer all of your questions
- Provide a quote and schedule your Restylane treatment
Simply call us at (734) 249 8722 or click here to book online. We look forward to helping you achieve a more youthful, rejuvenated appearance with Restylane injections that contour your facial features from the inside out.