If you’re unhappy with the size or fullness of your lips, there are solutions to help you get the full look you want – without surgery. Whether you simply weren’t blessed with full lips or you are losing volume with the aging process, Restylane® could be the solution that will work best for you. If you would like to plump up your lips without an involved surgical procedure, consider this popular, injectable product that has effective results.
What is Restylane®?
Restylane® is an injectable product that is used during cosmetic procedures to increase volume, whether you are smoothing away wrinkles or need to add fullness to your lips. It contains hyaluronic acid, a naturally occurring substance that is found in all living things. When Restylane® is injected into your lips, it will increase volume in an appealing way, giving you that pout that you have always wanted.
What is Involved in the Restylane® Procedure?
Restylane® is combined with lidocaine, an anesthetic, to reduce pain when it is injected. It is injected into your lips and around your mouth, especially if you have fine lines around your lips, to give you the desired amount of fullness. You can expect some swelling, discomfort, and potential bruising immediately after your procedure. However, side effects subside quickly, leaving you with plump, attractive lips. You can expect your results to last up to six months. The hyaluronic acid is gradually absorbed in your body and repeat procedures will be necessary to get and maintain the desired results.
Are You a Candidate for Restylane®?
Restylane® can only be administered to patients who are 21 or over. This injectable product is FDA-approved. However, it should not be used if you are pregnant or nursing an infant. If you have severe allergic reactions, you should discuss other options with your doctor. If you are prone to severe scarring, this procedure may not be the best alternative for you. A treatment with Restylane® could trigger an outburst of cold sores if you are prone to getting the bothersome sores.
Discuss Restylane® for Lip Enhancement with Our Medical Team
Before you make any final decisions, contact Southeastern Dermatology to schedule a consultation to find out if Restylane® is right for you. At Southeastern Dermatology, our medical team will work with you to determine all of your available options. After assessing your concerns, we’ll create a treatment plan designed to get you the best possible results.