Restylane® is an FDA-approved cosmetic injectable filler that can be used to restore volume and fullness to the skin for the purpose of correcting wrinkles, smoothing laugh lines, or providing lip enhancement. By filling scars, enhancing lips, and defining the lip line, Restylane® can restore a youthful appearance.

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What is Restylane®?

Restylane® is made of non-animal sourced hyaluronic acid which is a naturally occurring substance found in all living things to provide volume and fullness to the skin. Restylane® was the first hyaluronic acid filler approved by the FDA for cosmetic injection into subdermal facial tissue and has been in worldwide use ever since its approval. Restylane® is a clear, biodegradable gel that is biocompatible with human hyaluronic acid, and since it is non-animal based, there is no risk of animal-based allergic reaction of disease through the use of Restylane®.

Restylane® treatments do not require pre-testing and can be performed here at Mia Piel Med Aesthetics in a short amount of time. A thin needle is used to inject the medication in the desired area, and a block is used to keep the treatment relatively pain-free. The treatment is immediately visible and naturally improves the softness of your skin.

Restylane® treatments last twice as long as any collagen, so treatments are typically requested twice a year with touch-up treatments extending and enhancing the lasting effect of the injection. The frequency of the treatment depends on your desired appearance which can be discussed with your doctor.

To learn more and find out if Restylane® is right for you, call us today at (787) 257-0555 to request a consultation.