Fine lines, wrinkles, and loss of volume in certain areas of the face can be a common concern of the aging process. If you do have fine lines, wrinkles, or loss of volume in certain areas of the face like the cheeks, you could benefit from Restylane silk beverly hills. It can also help to add volume and definition to other areas of the face too! If this is something you’re interested in, the experts at Galanis Plastic Surgery in Beverly Hills, CA can help!
How Long Do Restylane Fillers Last?
The amount of time that the results of Restylane fillers last are going to vary from person to person. On average though, the results can last between 6-12 months. This is a lot longer than other types of fillers that are going to give similar results. Also, because these types of fillers are so gentle and safe, you can have maintenance treatments to maintain the look.
How They Work
This type of injectable treatment works by utilizing hyaluronic acid, a substance that is already present within the body, to bind molecules together that work together to add volume. The gel-like injectable treatment is also able to smooth away the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles. They can even be used to add volume to the lips and other areas of the face.
One of the best parts about this type of treatment is also that it can be totally tailored to give you exactly the look you want. It can be as subtle or as dramatic as you wish. Our experts are able to use this type of injectable treatment to give patients a more youthful appearance quickly, easily and effectively.
What To Expect During Treatment
After your initial consultation where you will discuss your concerns and goals with one of our experts, you will come into the office for treatment. The area or areas you want treated will then be cleansed to make sure that no oil, makeup or dirt is left present on the skin. After that, one of our experts will inject the treatment directly into the area or areas you want to have treated.
After that, you are free to go back to your daily routine with no worries! This type of treatment is not surgical and does not require any downtime. You do not have to worry about making time for recovery when it comes to this type of treatment.
Most areas of the face can be treated and can benefit in various ways from this type of treatment.
The Forehead Area
One of the places that this type of treatment is most commonly used is in the forehead area. Fine lines and wrinkles are common in this area but with this type of treatment, those lines and wrinkles can quickly be smoothed away to give you a more youthful, revitalized appearance.
If you have concerns about thin lips, this type of treatment can be used to add volume to that area. Both the top and the bottom lip can be treated safely and effectively. If you wanted to add volume to only the upper or lower lip, that is also possible. Using this type of treatment in the lips area can be made to look as subtle or as dramatic as you like.
If you have lost a bit of volume in your cheeks due to the natural aging process or are simply looking to add more volume to your cheeks in general, you can benefit from this type of treatment. As little or as much volume as you want can be added and it can even work to make your cheekbones appear more defined.
The Jawline Area
This type of treatment can also be used to add definition in the jawline area. In addition to that, it can also smooth away fine lines and wrinkles in that area.
Other areas can be treated too! If you have other areas of concern, simply bring them up during your initial consultation and our experts will let you know if that area can benefit from this injectable treatment. Some have benefited from this treatment in their neck area and even on the backs of their hands to smooth away lines and wrinkles!
Commonly Asked Questions
1. Does It Hurt?
No. This is not a surgical treatment and is done right in the office. There is no pain associated with this type of treatment! Unlike other treatments that may be able to give you similar results, this one is not going to cause you any pain.
2. How Do I Know if It’s Right for Me?
You will have an initial consultation with one of our experts where they will work with you. You will let them know your concerns and they will let you know if this type of treatment is one that can you can benefit from. If you have concerns about a loss of volume, are looking to add volume, want to smooth away fine lines and wrinkles, or want fuller lips, chances are this type of treatment is a good option for you.
3. How Do I Prepare?
On average, there usually is not anything you need to do to prepare for treatment. You will simply come in for your appointment and our experts will take care of the rest. However, on the off-chance that there would be some type of prep required on your part, our experts would let you know before you would come in.
4. How Do I Care for My Skin Following Treatment?
In the 24 hours following your treatment, you should try to avoid direct sunlight or wear sunscreen. It is also a good idea to avoid excessive exercise that may cause sweating in those 24 hours also. Other than that, you can go on about your normal routine without concerns. If there would be any other steps you would need to take, our professionals would let you know.
5. Will It Dry Out My Skin?
No, because of the ingredients present in this type of injectable treatment it does not dry out your skin. Actually, many who have undergone this type of treatment have described the opposite. Many note that their skin is able to hold in more moisture afterward! If you are concerned about your skin drying out with this type of treatment, don’t be. That is not a problem.
6. How Long Does Treatment Take?
When compared to other types of treatments that might be able to give you similar results, this one is pretty quick. Your entire visit will only take about 30 minutes on average. This may vary, however, depending on the area or areas you are having treated.
7. Can I Have Multiple Areas Treated at the Same Time?
Absolutely. This type of treatment can be used to treat multiple areas during the same session. If you want to add some volume to your lips and also to your cheeks with this type of treatment, that can be done in the same session. The same goes for fine line and wrinkle concerns in other areas. It is safe enough to treat multiple areas of concern at the same time.
8. Is This Only for Women?
No, this type of treatment is not just for women. This type of treatment is for anybody looking to smooth out fine lines and wrinkles, add volume or definition to other areas of the face, or add volume to the lips. Both men and women can benefit from this type of treatment.
9. What if I Have Really Deep Lines?
Even if you do feel that you have deeper fine lines or even deeper wrinkles, you can still benefit from this type of treatment. It works to plump up the skin from underneath so it can smooth out even those really deep lines and wrinkles. Make sure you bring up all of your concerns and goals during that initial consultation so that our experts can make sure you get the most out of this type of treatment.
10. Is It Safe?
Yes, this type of injectable treatment is completely safe and approved by the FDA. Unlike other types of treatments that may be able to give you similar results, you aren’t going to have to worry about the risks that are associated with those other types of treatments. This one is not a surgical treatment and it is totally safe.
11. When Will I See My Results?
A great thing about this type of injectable treatment is that you are going to be able to see results immediately. This is great because if you are not satisfied with the amount of volume, more can be added to achieve the look you want! You may still notice results in the days following. Unlike other types of treatments, you will be able to see these results quickly!
12. How Soon Can I Have This Type of Treatment Again?
This is going to vary from person to person but usually, you can have this type of treatment every 6 weeks or so. This type of injectable treatment is safe enough to have touchups after your initial session. Our experts will be there to walk you through everything step by step to make sure that you are comfortable during treatment and are happy with your results.
13. Will It Look Unnatural?
No, this type of treatment will not look unnatural if you do not want it to. Each treatment is completely tailored to fit the needs of the individual. If you are seeking a natural look, that is completely possible. On the other hand, if you do want something more dramatic, that is also a possibility with this highly versatile type of treatment.
14. Is There Downtime?
No, this type of treatment is just an injectable treatment. It is not invasive and it is not surgical. You can actually fit this type of treatment into pretty much any schedule since it is so quick! There is no downtime associated with this type of treatment.
Get the Look You Want Today
Restylane is a quick treatment option for those looking to add volume, add definition or smooth away fine lines and wrinkles in certain areas. This type of treatment can give you a look that is as subtle or dramatic as you want and it has no downtime. If you are looking to have this type of treatment, come see us today at Galanis Plastic Surgery in Beverly Hills, CA where we can help you achieve the look you want!