Frequently Asked Questions About Restylane®

June 7, 2024 – Dr. Barr

What is Restylane®?

Restylane® is a hyaluronic acid based dermal filler used to treat facial wrinkles, lines, and folds and to add volume to specific areas of the face. It can also be used for lip enhancement and facial contouring.

How long does Restylane® last?

The duration of results from Restylane® can vary depending on factors such as the specific product used, treatment area, individual metabolism, and lifestyle factors. On average, results can last between 6 to 18 months.

Is Restylane® safe?

Restylane® is FDA-approved for cosmetic use and is considered safe when administered by a qualified healthcare provider. Like any cosmetic procedure, there are potential side effects such as swelling, bruising, or redness, which are usually mild and temporary.

Can Restylane® be dissolved if needed?

Yes, Restylane® can be dissolved using an enzyme called hyaluronidase. This is a safe and effective way to reverse the effects of hyaluronic acid fillers like Restylane® if necessary.

How does Restylane® differ from other fillers?

Restylane® and other dermal fillers may vary in terms of their composition, consistency, longevity, and intended use. Restylane®, specifically, has the ability to provide natural-looking results with its range of products tailored for different areas of the face. The choice between Restylane® and other fillers often depends on individual preferences, treatment goals, and the expertise of the healthcare provider.

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