Restylane is FDA approved for the treatment of wrinkles in the face.
It is a popular injectable dermal filler that may be used for lip augmentation and to smooth out both scars and wrinkles. In Los Angeles and Orange County Restylane is a preferred dermal filler by patients who are committed to long-term maintenance of fine lines and wrinkles.
What is Restylane?
Restylane is composed of a substance that naturally occurs in the body—hyaluronic acid. Hyaluronic acid promotes elasticity and moisture leaving skin supple and youthful. Unlike other collagen-based fillers, Restylane results last longer is recommended for patients who are committed to long-term maintenance.
A Restylane treatment can take about 15 to 30 minites to administer. There is little to no pain with the treatment, however, Orange County Dr. K Plastic Surgeon can provide a numbing cream prior to the treatment to make it more comfortable. There may be redness at the injection site which will resolve within a few hours but generally, patients resume regular activities following the treatment.
Restylane can correct almost any type of wrinkle. It is typically used to treat areas like the nasolabial lines, the lines around the lips, and oral commissure lines. Depending on the depth and location of wrinkles, Dr. Kalantarian may decide which type of collagen or Restylane can be best for you. Restylane may also be used on the lips to give them a fuller, more attractive, and youthful apperance.