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.
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.
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 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.
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.