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RestylaneŽ is used for wrinkle correction and lip enhancements. RestylaneŽ may be used to treat, worry lines that run across the brow, crows feet at the corner of the eyes, frown lines that run between the eyebrows, smokers lines which are vertical lines on the mouth, marionette lines at the Corners of the mouth, deep smile lines that run from side of the nose to the corners of the mouth, cheek depressions, acne scars and some facial scars.

                       Restylane

Any age can benefit from RestylaneŽ treatments depending on the results desired. RestylaneŽ is longer lasting than many competing products, lasting up to nine months, in comparison to other wrinkle treatments that last four months.

How is RestylaneŽ administered?

A very fine needle is used to inject tiny amounts of RestylaneŽ into the skin. RestylaneŽ has an excellent track record as safe way to smooth wrinkles and reshape lips by plumping up the skin. RestylaneŽ is a clear (no color gel) that is based on a natural substance called hyaluronic acid. RestylaneŽ is biodegradable and non-animal in composition, and therefore does not require an allergy test.

How soon will I see results?

The end result is typically instantaneous and produces a long-lasting natural enhancement that is gentle and safe for the skin.

How long do the results last?

The major benefits are that RestylaneŽ is an exceptionally effective and natural beauty lift that is made from the body’s own materials. It is longer lasting than other wrinkle treatments, performed as an outpatient procedure, and was approved by the FDA in December 2003 for use as an injection to help correct moderate to severe facial wrinkles and folds.