Q: Is Restylane Under the Eyes Right for Me?

I am 31, with high cheek bones. Unfortunately, my cheeks are is starting to descend slightly, and I now have a racoon look. I am not ready for surgery and would love to try Restylane in this area, but I am very apprehensive because I am prone to inflammatory reactions, especially in the eye area. My eyes have a tendency to swell easily (they swell… READ MORE

Q: Treatment for Further Eye Hollowing After Restylane Injections?

I had Restylane injections for my hollowing eyes 6 months ago. Since injection, my hollowing became deeper and till now it’s getting worse. What else can I do? I don’t dare to inject again. How can I make it back to my past look? A: Lower eyelid filler The Restylane may have been injected in the wrong location, but should wear off soon. You may require… READ MORE

Q: Less is More for Restylane on Tear Troughs?

I had Restylane for tear troughs reversed (ocuplastic surgeon said he had to remove it all). You could see the raised areas clearly under the tear trough and this made the area beneath on my cheeks look indented and unnatural looking. A few hours after having it dissolved, I liked how I looked. The tear troughs were more noticeable, but there was a softer and… READ MORE

Q: Swollen Lips After Restylane

I had Restylane injections 4 days ago to my lip. The bow of my lip is really fat and the corners of my lip looked turned up. I’m really panicked about it. I’m not sure if it’s swelling or the final result. I had 1 mg. injected, is that alot of product? I have very small lips and wanted a subtle result. Should I wait… READ MORE

Q: Restylane for Dynamic Wrinkles?

I have some dynamic wrinkles above the lip on one side only. I was told by a friend who uses Restylane for upper lip wrinkles that with time, it also helped the dynamic wrinkles. Is this possible? Thank you. A: Restylane for perioral wrinkles Restylane is a filler and does not directly address “dynamic” wrinkles, which are wrinkles caused by muscle contraction under the skin. Botox… READ MORE

Q: Will Crease Line Disappear After Restylane Injections?

I had one syringe of Restylane injected three days ago in the area between my nose and upper lip. I am very pleased as the 6 deep creases have disappeared. But I still see the 6 lines. Will the lines go away over time if I continue the procedure? A: Restylane and fine lines Restylane is useful for treating deep lines, not necessarily the fine lines… READ MORE

Q: What is the Cost of Restylane?

What is the cost of Restylane on wrinkles or lines above the upper lip? A: Restylane cost The cost of a syringe of Restylane varies, but is generally in the 400-500 dollar range. One syringe will be more than sufficient to treat your upper lip area, you may even have some left over which can be used at a later date. Consult with a board certified… READ MORE

Q: What Are Good Restylane Alternatives?

A: alternatives to Restylane There are many fillers similar to Restylane which contain the chemical hyaluronic acid- Perlane and Juvederm to name a few.  These fillers are indicated to restore volume in the lips, under the eyes, and the nasolabial folds.  They can last anywhere from 4 months to a year. Another good choice for a filler is Radiesse. This is a different chemical than the… READ MORE

Q: Do Restylane Lip Injections Always Give Good Results?

A: Restylane for lip augmentation The result you may see with Restylane (or any other injectable) depends a lot on the person injecting the product.  Whether that person is a physician or a nurse, be sure that person has significant experience with injections and with dealing with the complications. Each patient has slightly different needs/wants when it comes to lip injections and this needs to be… READ MORE

Q: Restylane for Tear Trough – Uneven Results

Hello. Injected about 2 months ago. Left side shows markedly less results. When I went for follow up the Dr. tried to push Radiesse injection for cheeks in addition to doing the Restylane. Shouldn’t he have fixed the uneven results first? I am 37. I am happy with the right side but unsure what to do about the left…will there be a charge again to… READ MORE