Restylane®

A Family of Ultra-Smooth Fillers:
Restylane®, Restylane® Lyft, and Restylane® Silk

Restylane®

For moderate to severe wrinkles

Restylane® is an industry standard when it comes to smoothing out wrinkles and adding youthful volume to the face and lips.

Restylane® is formulated using hyaluronic acid—a sugar that is naturally present in your skin already. It is an all-natural compound that breaks down over time.


Restylane® Lyft

For facial volume (formerly known as Perlane®)

As we age, we loose volume in the face and cheeks. Restylane® Lyft is a natural cosmetic filler used to enhance and restore facial volume. Restylane® Lyft is also recommended for moderate to severe facial wrinkles, folds, and scars. Results are instant and last for approximately six months.

Like all members of the Restylane® family, Lyft is formulated using hyaluronic acid. In comparison to Restylane® Silk, Lyft uses larger particles of hyaluronic acid, which work deeper under the skin to provide superior volume.


Restylane® Silk

For lips and mouth lines

With age, our lips also lose volume, becoming thinner and showing lines and creases. Restylane® Silk addresses loss of fullness around the mouth by adding exceptionally smooth volume. Silk can be used both to smooth creases and lip lines. It is also used for adding volume to the lips. Everyone's smile is unique, and Restylane® Silk is perfect for achieving result customized to patient specifications.

Natural haluronic acids are once again the active ingredient in Restylane® Silk. In comparison to Restylane® Lyft however, Silk uses smaller particles for an even smoother application in the mobile region of the mouth. Your aesthetician will determine which gel or combination of gels is best for you.


Available at both
Central Texas Dermatology and SkinCare Austin

The Treatment

An ultrafine needle is used to inject tiny amounts of Restylane® under the skin. A topical anesthetic is applied prior to treatment. Nerve blocks are also available when necessary.



The Schedule

A single treatment typically lasts approximately 20 minutes, with results lasting up to six months, as the gel is slowly absorbed into the body. When you notice the results fading, call us to schedule a refresher treatment. At this time, you may also want to consider a longer-lasting filler.

Restylane® contain no animal proteins, so you will not need a skin test for allergies.


Precautions

Before using Restylane®, you should avoid taking aspirin, non-steroidal anti-inflammatory medications, St. John’s Wort, or high doses of Vitamin E supplements to minimize the risk of bruising and bleeding.

Let us know if you have ever had facial cold sores. A medication may be prescribed to minimize their recurrence.

After your treatment, you may experience some swelling, redness, pain, bruising, or tenderness. These conditions should disappear in less than seven days.