Restylane is FDA approved as a dermal filler treatment. This dermal filler is a natural product that can be used to smooth out wrinkles and folds. Restylane can also be used for lip enhancement and lip augmentation.
What is Restylane?
Restylane is a crystal-clear gel that is made of hyaluronic acid. Hyaluronic acid is a molecule that occurs naturally in our skin. As we age, we lose hyaluronic acid, leading to wrinkles and creases. Restylane helps restore skin volume that is lost during the aging process. The ability of hyaluronic acid to bind and retain water, allows it to effectively treat wrinkles and folds. Unlike other fillers (i.e. Collagen), Restylane does not require allergy testing.
How long does Restylane last?
Because of the unique cross-linking of the hyaluronic acid molecules in Restylane, the treatment lasts, on average, up to 12 months. The duration in part depends on each individual’s skin characteristics as well as the region treated.
Contact Dr. Albert Fox for more information regarding Restylane.