Restylane® in our Boston, MA Med Spa

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About Restylane

At DeRosa Center Facial Plastic Surgery & Med Spa in Boston, MA, we provide a wide range of filler products to help reduce signs of facial aging, such as fine lines, wrinkles, and volume loss. Restylane is a popular brand of injectable dermal fillers because it treats several issues with specialized formulas, and it has long-lasting results. Restylane is made with a synthetic version of the body's natural hyaluronic acid (HA), providing the complexion a softer, natural look that is fuller and more supple. A unique treatment plan can treat mild, moderate, or severe facial lines and wrinkles, and also add volume to the lips and cheeks. DeRosa Center Facial Plastic Surgery & Med Spa carries many Restylane dermal fillers, including:

  • Restylane-L®: corrects facial wrinkles and folds
  • Restylane Defyne®: treats moderate to deep smile and laugh wrinkles
  • Restylane Lyft®: creates lift and volume in the cheeks
  • Restylane Refyne®: treats moderate laugh and smile lines
  • Restylane Silk®: volumizes your lips for a naturally plump look

Is Restylane For You?

For patients over the age of 21, Restylane dermal fillers can help them enhance their appearance. Since it has so many formulas, your treatment is personalized to meet your needs. Restylane may help you address early signs of aging, such as fine lines throughout the face, or boost the fullness in your lips and cheeks. It can also improve moderate to severe wrinkles, like frown lines, laugh lines, Crow's feet, marionette lines, nasolabial folds, and more. Several treatments have lidocaine, a local anesthetic, so please discuss any known allergies during your consultation to avoid a reaction.

Procedure Technique

We perform Restylane treatments in one of our treatment rooms. If needed, we can apply a numbing cream for increased comfort if desired. The product is injected in your skin with a very fine needle and massaged so it fills the selected areas. You may need several injections, which is then followed by a cold compress to reduce swelling. Every Restylane product is injected the same way but on different areas of the face. We place the injections based on the cosmetic goals we discussed during your consultation. 

What to Expect

Once your Restylane procedure is complete, you can return to work. Your recovery is based on the treatment area so we will talk to you about what to expect. Following the treatment, your skin will appear slightly swollen and red, but this typically goes away within a day. Bruising is also a factor, but patients can usually camouflage it with makeup. For at least 1 – 2 days, we suggest avoiding strenuous activities, like exercise, and sleeping with your head propped up. Many patients will notice visible results immediately after the procedure; however, it may take 1 – 2 weeks until the final results appear. Restylane injections generally last up to one year, depending on the selected formula.

Restylane FAQ

How much does Restylane cost?
Costs for Restylane treatments will be based on several things, including which product is selected, where it is used, the amount of filler used, and more. During your Restylane consultation, your injector will listen to your concerns and goals before developing a custom Restylane treatment plan. After this, 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 help you look renewed but still natural. In your initial consultation, your injector will explain the different Restylane formulas and which fits your needs. Restylane Refyne, Lyft, and Defyne correct mild, moderate, or deep lines, wrinkles, and folds. Restylane Silk and Lyft increase volume in your cheeks, lips, and hands.

How often do I need to come back for a touch-up?
On average, Restylane treatments last between 6 – 18 months. Your results will vary based on which Restylane formula is selected, the injection sites, and other factors. During your consultation, your injector will make your treatment plan, including when to make your next appointment to refresh your appearance.

Do Restylane injections hurt?
You may feel mild discomfort during the procedure. Prior to your treatment, a numbing cream can be applied to help you feel more comfortable. Following the treatment, a cold compress will be applied to minimize bruising and swelling.

Will I look fake after Restylane?
Injectable fillers, when performed by a trained and skilled injector, look gorgeous. The unique Restylane formula helps results look natural. The DeRosa Center is pleased to offer Restylane injections that will help you appear youthful and refreshed.

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Soften Lines and Wrinkles

Revive your face with a simple and effective nonsurgical procedure. Restylane is a popular injectable treatment at DeRosa Center Facial Plastic Surgery & Med Spa, filling in lines and wrinkles or boosting volume to create a softer, glowing appearance. Contact our Boston, MA office to schedule a consultation with one of our doctors to learn more information about Restylane and other nonsurgical treatments.

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