Restylane Frequently Asked Questions
Portland, OR plastic surgeon Dr. Richard Bensimon and his aesthetic injectors offer a wide range of filler products, including Restylane, to help correct signs of facial aging, addressing lines, wrinkles, and lost volume. It is one of the most popular brands of injectable wrinkle fillers because it treats several concerns with different formulas for long-lasting results. Restylane is made with a synthetic version of the body's natural hyaluronic acid (HA), giving the skin a natural, softer look that is more supple and full. A custom treatment plan can address mild to severe facial lines and wrinkles, as well as add volume to the lips and cheeks. Bensimon Center carries a selection of Restylane products, including:
- Restylane: Addresses facial wrinkles and folds
- Restylane Defyne: Fills in deep smile and laugh lines
- Restylane Lyft: (Once known as Perlane) Adds volume and lift in the cheeks
- Restylane Refyne: Corrects moderate smile and laugh lines
- Restylane Silk: Adds volume in the lips and fills in vertical lip lines
Restylane Procedure Technique
Restylane treatments are great for any patient over the age of 21 who wants to improve their appearance. Since it has so many formulas, your treatment will be customized to fit your concerns and goals. Restylane can help you treat early signs of aging, including fine lines throughout the face, or boost the volume in your lips and cheeks. It can also treat moderate to severe wrinkles, like laugh lines, frown lines, Crow's feet, nasolabial folds, marionette lines, and more. Some formulas contain lidocaine so you should disclose any known allergies during your consultation with Dr. Bensimon to avoid a reaction.
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Soften Lines and Wrinkles
Restylane injections take place inside the aesthetic treatment rooms at Bensimon Center. A numbing cream can be applied for increased patient comfort if requested. The product is injected into your skin through a fine needle and massaged so it fills the needed areas. Multiple injections will be needed, followed by a cold, gentle compress to help control swelling. Each Restylane product is administered the same way but on different areas of the face to address your specific needs and aesthetic goals.
What to Expect with Restylane®
When your Restylane injections are complete, you can return to work. Your recovery will depend on what is being treated so talk to your injector about what to expect. The injection sites will appear slightly red and swollen, but this usually goes away in a few hours. Bruising can be a factor, but this can usually be concealed with makeup. It is recommended that you avoid exercise for 24 hours, and you should sleep upright for the first night. Most patients will notice some improvements immediately after their treatment, but it may take 1 – 2 weeks before the final results appear. Restylane injections often last up to a year, depending on the exact product used.
Restylane Ideal Candidates
How much does Restylane cost?
Your cost for Restylane will vary based on many factors, including which formula is used, which area(s) is being treated, how much filler is needed, and more. During your consultation, your injector will listen to your concerns and goals before developing a personalized Restylane treatment plan. From there, your cost can be estimated and payment options discussed.
What is Restylane most commonly used for?
Restylane has many products that are each designed to make you look rejuvenated but still natural. During your consultation, your injector can discuss the different Restylane formulas and which one matches your goals. Restylane Refyne, Defyne, and Lyft correct mild to deep facial wrinkles and folds. Restylane Silk and Lyft add volume to the hands, lips, and cheeks.
How often do I need to come back for a touch-up?
On average, Restylane treatments can last between 6 – 18 months. This will vary, depending on which Restylane formula is used, where it is injected, and other factors. During your consultation, your injector will develop your treatment plan, which will include how often you should schedule appointments for treatments to maintain your results.
Do Restylane injections hurt?
You may feel some minor discomfort when receiving an injection using a filler product. Prior to your treatment, we can apply a numbing ointment to help decrease any discomfort that you may feel during the injections. After the treatment, a cold compress will be applied to reduce swelling and bruising.
Will I look fake after Restylane?
Injectable fillers, when performed by a trained and skilled injector, offer gorgeous outcomes. The goal is to achieve a result that looks soft and natural. Bensimon Center specializes in offering injections that can help you look naturally rejuvenated.
Rejuvenate your face with a simple and easy nonsurgical cosmetic procedure. Restylane is a popular injectable treatment at Bensimon Center, filling in lines and wrinkles or adding volume to create a softer, glowing appearance. Call our Portland, OR office for a consultation to learn more about Restylane and other nonsurgical treatments.