Restylane is a safe and natural cosmetic dermal filler that restores volume and fullness to the skin to correct facial wrinkles and lines, such as nasolabial folds. Restylane is FDA cleared for use as a cosmetic filler. This material is made from hyaluronate, which is the predominate matrix material in our skin and connective tissues. This substance is able to help smooth out depressions and wrinkles in the facial skin as well as contour the cheek and lip areas. Our New York, NY plastic surgeon, Dr. Lawrence Bass, will meet with each patient at Bass Plastic Surgery and help determine which variation of Restylane will best address their issues and concerns. Overall, Restylane can help combat signs of aging and present a more youthful appearance in adults of all ages.
The best candidates for Restylane:
- Are over 21
- Have moderate to severe lines, wrinkles, and folds near the mouth and between the mouth and nose
- Have thin lips and desire fuller lips
- Desire long-term results
- Desire natural-looking results
Board-certified plastic surgeon Dr. Lawrence Bass is highly skilled in administering nonsurgical treatments to help enhance his patients' appearance in a natural-looking way. Restylane is an FDA-approved family of dermal fillers that each target different facial issues. We offer the following variations of Restylane to our New York, NY patients:
Restylane Lyft: Fills out depressions and addresses deflated skin. Dr. Bass primarily uses Lyft to augment the cheeks for added facial volume.
Restylane Defyne: Uses both XpresHAn Technology™ and cross-linking in order to restore the youthfulness in the facial skin. Dr. Bass will use this to fill out the nasolabial folds and marionette lines as well as the prejowl sulcus (jawline).
Restylane Refyne: An effective wrinkle reduction treatment. Refyne is typically used by Dr. Bass for superficial lines like lipstick bleed lines and surface lines in the fold areas.
"I am always so happy to return to Dr. Bass' office. Not only is the staff so welcoming and helpful, but Dr. Bass' work is perfection! I totally recommend you visit him for fillers (that's what I got)!"- C. / RealSelf / Jan 01, 2017
"Dr. Bass is absolutely amazing. I have been a patient of his for about 15 years. My surgeries include a facelift and breast implants. No one can tell I had either done. I look beautiful and natural. He continues to treat my skin with Botox and fillers. I trust him. He is very caring, attentive, and addresses all my concerns."- Anonymous / Vitals / Nov 21, 2016
What to Expect
Restylane is administered as an in-office procedure and shouldn’t require additional numbing since lidocaine is already mixed in. Our surgeon will determine the appropriate dosage and mark the desired injection site(s). Restylane will be administered with a fine needle to fill in the lips or the folds between the nose and mouth. The treatment takes around 30 – 45 minutes to complete. There will be no downtime after an injection.
After a treatment, patients may experience a tingling sensation and redness. Effects can appear right away and can be quite long lasting. For lip augmentation, the results can last for around 6 months. When used to treat lines, wrinkles, and folds, Restylane can last up to 1 year.
Restore with Restylane
Using Restylane is not only a great way to fill in unwanted lines and wrinkles, but it is also an effective cheek and lip augmentation option. Results are fast acting, long lasting, and dramatic. With Restylane, you can restore your appearance for a better-looking you. To learn more about this filler, please contact Bass Plastic Surgery to set up a consultation.