Restylane® & Juvéderm™
Restylane® and Juvéderm™ are some of the more common names in dermal fillers today. They are Injectable fillers used to reduce the apperance of facial lines, wrinkles and scars as well as to enhance the shape and or fullness of the lips chin cheeks and under eye area Since Restylane® and Juvéderm™ are both made of hylauronic acid a natural component in human skin there in no allergy testing required . Since being approved by the FDA in 2003 they are quickly taking over as the most popular fillers being used today Restylane® and Juvéderm™ incredible attraction to and ability to bind with water allows for soft natural correction and contouring with long lasting results. The procedure is performed in the office by using a tiny needle to gently distribute the filler just under the skin in the area of concern. An anesthetic is given prior to injecting in some of the more sensitive areas. Dermal fillers such as Restylane® and Juvéderm™ have proven to be a safe and convenient alternative to surgery for wrinkle reduction reshaping and contouring of the face .
What are Restylane® and Juvéderm™?
Injections used to plump fill or reshape specific areas of the face.
Who is a Canidate for Restylane® and Juvéderm™?
Men and women of all ethnic backgrounds with deep facial lines or scars or those wishing to add volume to a specific area.
Who performs the Restylane® and Juvéderm™ injections?
Any doctor may perform Restylane® and juvéderm injections but they are most commonly performed by surgeons.
Are the Restylane® and Juvéderm™ injections painfull?
Injections are given in conjunction with a local anesthetic similar to when at the dentist for the more sensitive areas other wise a temporary yet tolerable stinging and or throbbing may occur.
How long does the procedure take?
Duration of the procedure the treatment depends on the amount areas being treated the average treatment takes about 15 minuets
What is recovery like after Restylane® and Juvéderm™ injections?
There is typically no down time with dermal filling although patients may experience mild swelling redness and or throbbing in the injection sites, this can be controlled by applying ice and usually lasts no more than 24 hours patients may resume all normal activity immediately following the injections.
When will I see results from the Restylane® and Juvéderm™?
Results of dermal filling are instant however swelling should be taken in to consideration, true results will be achieved once all swelling has resolved.
How long do the Restylane® and Juvéderm™ results last?
Results usually last about 6 months but some patients experience results lasting up to 8 months.
How much does Restylane® & Juvéderm™ cost?
Pricing depends on the amount of product need to adequately treat the desired areas and therefore varies treatment to treatment.