How do Dermal Fillers work?
Restylane dermal fillers use the naturally derived hyaluronic acid. It is injected into the treatment area and acts to plump it so that the unwanted wrinkles, folds or lines diminish or disappear. More than one injection per treatment area may be required. The results are immediately visible, with a plumper increased volume in the treated area.
How Many Restylane Treatments will I need?
Only one treatment is required until effects start to diminish. This will vary from person to person but can be anywhere from a few months, up to a couple of years. Once the effects diminish simply book yourself in for a follow-up session.
What results can I expect from Dermal Filling treatment?
You should see the treated area having more volume and a plumper look, this will be accompanied by a decrease in wrinkles, lines & depressions that can last from a few months up to two years.
What can I expect immediately following a treatment?
You will see an immediate plumping of the treated area but this will be accompanied by bruising and swelling for at least the first few days.
When can I resume my daily activities?
Dermal fillers do cause some bruising and swelling, this can last anywhere from a few days to two weeks following your Restylane treatment, so downtime should be planned for.
Are their side effects from a Restylane treatment?
Commonly there are no side effects after initial swelling goes down. Rarely, long term reactions can include redness, swelling, bruising and bumps under the skin. If this does occur it will improve over time.
Are Dermal Fillers Painful?
This varies from person to person as some clients experience some pain and others only a quick pinch. Numbing creams are available so just ask your practitioner if you are worried.