are fully evident within one week. Restylane
has a success rate for reducing or
eliminating deep wrinkles that cannot be
accomplished with other procedures such as
chemical peels or microdermabrasion.
Recovery after Restylane Treatment
Swelling may be pronounced, lasting for two or three days. Normal activities can be resumed immediately, though patients are advised to stay out of the sun. Unmanageable pain, as well as symptoms that are progressive or abnormal, should be reported to the doctor immediately.
Restylane treatments reduce wrinkles by
about 80 percent. Restylane is a temporary
solution and follow-up treatments may be
Possible Complications and Risks of Restylane
most common side effects of Restylane
include headache, nausea, flu-like symptoms,
redness, and pain at the injection points.
Infrequently, patients experience muscle
weakness, which resolves itself within days,
or in some cases, months after the
Alternative and Additional Treatments
There may be alternative treatment options, depending on your condition. Other minimally invasive procedures include Botox and fat fillers. For severe signs of aging, surgical procedures may be more appropriate, such as a facelift, forehead lift, and eyelid surgery. DR. Hart may recommend additional treatments in conjunction with Restylane, such as chemical peel, laser skin resurfacing, or microdermabrasion.