Restylane is a family of superior anti-aging products that can help you look as young as you feel. Like Botox, Restylane can effectively treat facial wrinkles. However, Restylane works differently than Botox. At a medispa in Boca Raton, FL, a provider can administer Restylane treatments to literally fill in sunken areas of the face and restore facial volume.
What Is Restylane? A Younger Look
Restylane is a dermal filler that offers skin rejuvenation with hyaluronic acid. The human body naturally has hyaluronic acid between the cells. It’s responsible for giving the skin its moisture and suppleness. However, as a person grows older, the amount of hyaluronic acid he or she has gradually declines. Along with other factors, the decrease in hyaluronic acid can make a person appear even older than he or she is because of the development of wrinkles and smile lines. Restylane is a clear gel substance that is made up of synthetic hyaluronic acid.
Is Restylane Right for Me?
You’ll need to speak with a provider at a med spa to determine if Restylane or another dermal filler is right for you. To determine this, you will be asked to provide your full medical history and to discuss your goals for your appearance. Restylane may be right for you if you have moderate to severe facial lines and folds, such as the nasolabial folds that extend from the nose to the corners of the mouth.
What Happens During the Treatment Session?
After you discuss your goals for your appearance, the provider will cleanse the target areas of skin. Then, he or she can use an ultra-fine needle to inject an appropriate Restylane product into the treatment areas.
Is There a Recovery Process?
You can return to your usual activities immediately after you leave the med spa. It is possible to experience some mild, temporary redness, swelling, bruising, tenderness, or discomfort in the treated areas. To reduce swelling, you can apply a cold compress. You should also avoid taking aspirin, ibuprofen, vitamin E, or similar products for one week after your treatment to reduce the risk of bruising.