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What is Restylane?

Moderate to severe wrinkles around your mouth can be difficult to treat. Most patients believe that surgery is necessary to correct the effects of aging in this area of the face. Restylane is a cosmetic filler that contains hyaluronic acid, a natural substance that adds volume to your skin. If you are experiencing mild signs of aging, Restylane may be the perfect alternative to surgery, allowing you to avail yourself of rejuvenating treatment with virtually no downtime.

What is Restylane made of?

Your body maintains healthy, youthful skin through a combination of hyaluronic acid, collagen and other substances. The hyaluronic acid in Restylane cosmetic injections adds volume to your skin and is effective for treating deeper lines and wrinkles around your mouth and nose.

What should patients do prior to treatment?

Based on your overall health and family medical history, your dermatologist may advise you of pre-treatment procedures. Certain over-the-counter medications and herbal supplements should be avoided prior to your Restylane cosmetic fillers. Certain skin conditions may also warrant delaying your Restylane treatments. Our offices will provide you with a comprehensive guide to ensure you are fully prepared for your NYC Restylane treatment.

What areas can be treated?

Restylane can be used on a number of areas on the face. We have successfully used Restylane to correct nasolabial folds, creases under the eyes, and lines around the mouth. We have also used Restylane to plump the lips and sharpen the lip border. Dr. Goldberg is a nationally recognized leader in the use of hyaluronic acid filler and would be happy to discuss with you the various ways in which Restylane can benefit you.

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Is Restylane safe?

Restylane was first used for cosmetic procedures in 1996 and is a proven cosmetic filler for the treatment of moderate to severe wrinkles. Restylane contains only all-natural ingredients that are normally produced by your body.

How long does Restylane last?

In most cases, the results of Restylane cosmetic injections in NYC last up to six months.

How often should I have Restylane treatments done?

The number of NJ Restylane treatments is determined during your consultation appointment. Most patients, however, have follow-up treatments every four to six months to maintain the improvements to their skin tone and texture.

Do the injections hurt?

Restylane is administered using a very small needle and most patients experience little to no discomfort during the injections. If you are especially sensitive to needle injections, speak with your provider about using a topical anesthesia to numb the treatment area.

What to expect during your consultation for Restylane

We’ll start by listening to your treatment goals, desires, and concerns. A thorough examination and medical history will help us determine the best course of treatment for your specific needs. We’ll answer all of your questions and explain Restylane carefully, so you know what to expect. Afterwards, you can set up an appointment that best fits your schedule.

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Refyne & Defyne

The renowned Restylane line of products now includes Restylane Refyne and Restylane Defyne that reduce the appearance of lines and wrinkles in different areas of the face. The Restylane product line contains various FDA-approved formulas that deliver natural hyaluronic acid (HA), a substance that attracts and retains moisture to your skin to keep it hydrated and smooth.

Restylane Refyne & Defyne rejuvenate dry skin cells deep beneath the surface layers of the skin by triggering and supporting hydration, resulting in a gradual fading of lines, creases, wrinkles, and folds in the treatment area over several months. Patients use the line of Restylane products to improve the overall appearance of their skin. The products are administered to key areas of the face using a thin needle.

Restylane Silk

Restylane® Silk is one of the greatest and latest FDA-approved hyaluronic acid facial fillers that dramatically improves the look of fine lines, including those lines caused from acne scars or wrinkles. Restylane® Silk is a wonderful, subtle treatment to get rid of those small, fine lines around the lips, and can also add natural looking volume for fuller lips.

Benefits of Restylane Silk

Our patients enjoy the benefits offered by Restylane Silk, including:

  • Immediate, long-lasting improvement for wrinkles, scars and fuller lips; this treatment can often last twice as long as some older collagen injections.
  • No risk of allergies; Absolutely no animal-based materials are used in the making of the injection.
  • Minimal injection discomfort, with the additional ingredient of anesthetic lidocaine.
  • Quick and painless procedure, which is usually done in less than an hour.
  • No down time after treatment; can resume daily life immediately after.
  • Peace of mind, thanks to its proven FDA safety and reliability.
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How do I get started?

Dr. Goldberg and his staff will be happy to discuss an NYC Restylane treatment with you. Please feel free to call for a private consultation at one of our offices in NYC or NJ.

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Practice Policy Update Regarding COVID-19

The health and safety of our patients and staff is our top priority. Our in-office safety policies are aligned with the latest guidelines issued by the CDC and local government officials related to COVID-19.

New safety policies for patients:

  • Patients will undergo screening questions and receive comprehensive instructions about our new policies prior to their appointment.
  • To minimize contact, we will offer patients virtual check in and check out.
  • Patients will be instructed to come to the office wearing a mask.
  • Patient temperatures will be checked via forehead scanners upon arrival to the office.
  • We have reorganized our offices to maximize social distancing and cleanliness, and we have altered workflows to allow patients to wait outside or in their cars until their exam room is ready. Patients will be contacted via text message or phone call when the provider is ready for the visit to begin.
  • We are asking for patients to arrive at their appointment alone. For children and adult patients who require a caretaker, one adult may accompany the patient.
  • Patients who are sick or have had exposures to COVID-19 will be rescheduled.
  • Offices will be cleaned and disinfected frequently throughout the day.
  • Teledermatology appointments remain available for patients who prefer to be seen virtually.

New safety policies for office & staff:

  • All of our staff have completed training on all new workflows and infection prevention measures.
  • All of our clinical staff will be wearing appropriate personal protective equipment (PPE) during patient encounters to include masks and eye protection.
  • Our exam rooms are sanitized before and after every patient visit.
  • All SLSS team members will be screened for symptoms and/or fever daily prior to coming to work.
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