Restylane - Patients ask Dr. Ringpfeil answers
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These fully synthetic hyaluronic acid compounds fill facial lines and other areas of volume loss. Our body's own enzyme hyaluronidase degrades them over time. The difference between Restylane and Juvederm is the amount of cross-linked hyaluronic acid which causes small differences in downtime and durability.
Correction of static intermediate and deep lines, lip augmentation, treatment of dark circles under the eyes from volume loss, correction of scars.
Avoidance of aspirin and ibuprofen for 10 days. Local anesthesia by injection makes the procedure more comfortable.
Avoidance of aspirin or ibuprofen for 3 days.
Allergy to hyaluronic acid (extremely rare)
3-10 days of swelling, redness and possible bruising in treated areas (may last longer on the lower lids or lip).