Restylane – FAQ’s

Q. Who provides Restylane treatments?

Only medically qualified healthcare professionals should administer Restylane injections e.g. plastic surgeons, dermatologists, doctors and registered nurses.

Q. Who makes Restylane?

Restylane is produced by Q-Med AB.Q-Med is a Swedish biotechnology/medical device company with headquarters in the city of Uppsala, near Stockholm, and offices all around the world. The company continues to invest in research and development in the interests of further improving patient safety and satisfaction.

Q. How much does a Restylane treatment cost?

During your pre-treatment consultation, you should discuss the cost of the treatment with your practitioner.

Q. Is there any downtime with Restylane?

You can expect slight redness, swelling, pain, tenderness, itching and/or bruising following Restylane treatment . This is the same as you might expect with any type of injection. However, this is temporary and generally disappears after a few days. Whit lip enhancement, it is wise to choose your treatment time with care since your lips may become swollen and slightly uneven for a few days.

Q. What does Restylane treatment involve?

Non-invasive aesthetic treatments using hyaluronic acid fillers such as Restylane and Juvederm  fillers by injection today are safe, when performed by a well trained health care professional, virtually painless. And unlike surgery, hyaluronic acid fillers are not permanent, which means that you are always in control of looks.  The procedure takes approximately half hour.

Restylane hyaluronic acid is injected in tiny quantities using a fine needle. It can be used to soften lines, add fullness and boost condition and tone. The procedure takes about 20 minutes. The treatment benefits can be seen instantly and Restylane does not affect facial expression. No skin test is required because Restylane does not contain any animal-derived ingredients.

Restylane, Restylane Perlane and Restylane Vital  contain pain-reducing lidocaine for a comfortable treatment experience.

Restylane is ideal for treating all areas of the face, lips, cheeks, fine lines, decolletage and hands.

Q. How long do the effects of Restylane last?

One of the great advantages of Restylane is that the effects are long lasting but not permanent. You are always in control of your looks. Recent clinical studies show that top-up treatments prolong duration to around eighteen month.

– Facial lines and facial shaping: top-up treatment is usually needed after 6-12month.

– Lip enhancement: top-up treatment is normally needed in about 6 month.

– Skin revitalization: after an initial intense treatment of 3 sessions 2-3 weeks apart, top-up sessions are normally recommended around every 6 months.

Q. Is Restylane safe?

The beauty of Restylane is that its safety and efficacy is clinically proven and this is what sets apart from other injectable treatments, with over 10 million treatments worldwide and over 13 years of clinical excellence as testimony to its safety and quality.

Q. How does Restylane work?

Youthful skin is rich in hyaluronic acid (HA): a substance that binds water, hydrates the skin and promotes all important softness and fullness. However, as we age, our HA gradually becomes less efficient which leads to the loss of natural elasticity and youthful volume.

Restylane is Stabilized Non-Animal Hyaluronic Acid gel (NASHA). When injected into the skin it gives Nature a helping hand. Restylane boosts the skins hydration of healthy, glowing skin.

Q. What can Restylane do for me?

Dermal fillers products are based on Hyaluronic acid (HA), a substance similar to that found naturally in the body, and are injected into the face in order to smooth away wrinkles, create fuller lips, and add facial volume and contour.  They correct facial volume loss by creating soft and hydrate layer inside or under the skin.  The results are smooth, instant and long-lasting, yet non-permanent and can enhance natural facial features.