At Cosmetic Laser Dermatology in San Diego, our physicians are expert San Diego Restylane injectors. We are also one of the few practices in the area where our doctors actually perform their own injectable Restylane treatments! You can be assured that you are in the right hands at Cosmetic Laser Dermatology.
Restylane treatments is a dermal filler that is most often used to combat the visible signs of aging. It is an injectable hyaluronic acid gel designed to fill in fine lines and wrinkles in the face by adding volume and fullness. Dermal fillers are also commonly used in lip injections to plump up lips to give a fuller appearance. What really sets it apart from other dermal fillers is that it is a natural, synthesized and fully degradable substance, and does not require an allergy testing prior to treatment.
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What is Restylane Injection Treatment Used For?
Restylane treatments are used to diminish the appearance of wrinkles and signs of aging. It works by filling in lines and wrinkles, which adds volume back to the face. When injected into the wrinkle treatment area Restylane injections works with the body’s own hyaluronic acid to create additional volume in the desired area. So not only does the gel itself fill in lines and wrinkles, it works with the body’s natural hyaluronic acid to provide a more natural appearance. In addition to treatment for wrinkles, Restylane treatment is used for lip filler treatments. This dermal filler is commonly used to treat the following areas:
- Nasolabial folds (laugh lines)
- Around the mouth (marionette lines)
- Lip border definition (lipstick lines)
- Lip enhancement
- Corners of the mouth
- Jowl area
How are Dermal Filler Treatments Injected?
Restylane is injected directly into the skin in the area that you what to be treated. Once a Restylane treatment is placed in the face, the skin becomes much more smooth and facial lines are minimized. The added volume and smooth texture give your face a healthy, youthful appearance. The dermal filler treatments work immediately by adding volume to diminish unwanted wrinkles.
A very fine needle is used to minimize pain and discomfort. A topical numbing cream can be used to further reduce pain if necessary.
Learn more about lip filler treatment at WebMD.com.
What is Perlane?
Like a Restylane treatment, Perlane is a hyaluronic acid gel formula that is used to add volume and fullness to the skin to correct moderate to severe facial wrinkles and folds. However, Perlane differs from Restylane treatments because the gel particles in the Perlane are larger than those in Restylane. These larger particles are more effective at deeper wrinkle treatments and folds. Often times, Perlane injections are used as a “base” filler, and the less dense fillers like Restylane or Juvederm are placed on top.
Watch Lip Filler Treatments
In this video, Dr. Goldman injects Dermal Filler into a patient’s nasolabial folds and lips.
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Frequently Asked Questions for Wrinkle Treatment
Having an injection treatment for wrinkles is a very common procedure and Cosmetic Laser Dermatology frequently sees patients that can benefit from dermal filler in San Diego. The following are some frequently asked questions and our responses:
Q: How does Restylane work?
Q: How long does a Restylane injection take?
Q: When will I see the results of the Restylane injections?
Q: How much downtime should I plan for after Restylane injections?
Q: Are Restylane injections painful?
Q: How long does Restylane last?
Q: What are the side effects of Restylane?
Q: How much does Restylane cost?
Q: Can Restylane be used with Botox?
Q: What is hyaluronic acid?
Q: What is Restylane Silk?
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Schedule Your San Diego Wrinkle Treatment Today
Please contact Cosmetic Laser Dermatology at (858) 943-2113 for more information on wrinkle treatments and to schedule a consultation. We are located in the UTC area of San Diego, minutes from La Jolla, Del Mar, and Downtown San Diego.
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