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Cosmetic Dermatology

Restylane/Perlane

Do you have and wrinkles or folds on your face that you’d like to soften, or any areas that you wish were a little plumper or fuller—such as cheeks or lips? Restylane or Perlane may be the answer. I’ve been using these products since 2000, and my patients have been very pleased with the results. Here are some of the most common questions that patients ask me about Restylane and Perlane:

I wish my wrinkles were softer but I’m afraid of filler. Will I look like a blowfish? Many of my patients admit to me that they’d love to do something to soften their wrinkles or subtly plump their lips, but they’re afraid of filler because they don’t want to look ‘done.’ Read more...

 

What is Restylane? The Restylane family of products includes both Restylane and Perlane. Both of these are injectable “fillers” that are injected into the skin to smooth out wrinkles, folds, scars, or anywhere that you’d like to be plumped or filled. Read more...

 

What areas can be treated? The most common areas I treat are the smile lines , and the marionette lines. Read more...

 

What should I know before my Restylane or Perlane treatment? As with any injectable treatment, it may trigger the outbreak of cold sores. Read more...

 

What’s it like to get a Restylane treatment? The first thing I’ll do is hand you a mirror so we can take a look at your skin together and I can show you what the results might look like. Read more...

 

Does it hurt to get Restylane or Perlane? As with any injection, most people do feel the initial pinprick. Read more...

 

How long does it last? Restylane is slowly dissolved in your body, so the effect will gradually dissipate and require a repeat injection. Read more...

 

 
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