Restylane®

Can anyone be happy aging? Of course, no! No one loves deep wrinkles and depressed scars to nestle on their faces, which is why Charming Skin & Vein Clinics have brought in Restylane therapies in Chicago. With our highly modern restylane therapy in Oak Brook, you can welcome youthful skin in no time!

If you have indentations in your skin, depressed scars or deep wrinkles. If there are grooves, folds, or areas of soft tissue depression. This may also include enhancement of your lips.

Expected Results

Minimize skin wrinkles and depressions.

Restylane
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Description of Procedure

HYALURONIC ACID: Hylaform®, Restylane® and Perlane® are forms of hyaluronic acid, a natural component of human skin. These injectable substances hold water, like a sponge, and swell under the wrinkles and folds to smoothen them. Unlike collagen, hyaluronic acid products require no skin testing, as allergic reactions are rare. Results last 6-12 weeks.

The clear Restylane gel is injected using a fine needle. It is injected into the dermis below the wrinkle and lifts the wrinkle out to the desired correction. Restylane is injected directly into and around the lip for lip enhancements. Topical or local anesthetic is used to anesthetize the injection sites. Mild to moderate stinging and burning is common during the injection, while redness and swelling can last for hours or days after the injection.

Once injected, Restylane integrates into the dermis and binds water. The results are immediate. It does nothing to hinder the normal metabolism and movement of nutrients and oxygen. Over time, Restylane is gradually reabsorbed without a trace. For this reason, follow up treatments are needed to maintain your results at 6 to 12 month intervals. The amount of Restylane used during your treatment depends on the desired correction.

Healing & Downtime

The treated areas usually look normal within a matter of hours after Hylaform injection. In some patients, particularly with lip augmentations, bruising and swelling may last 7-14 days.

Other Options

Additional procedures that could enhance the result of Hyaluronic Acid injections are other facial cosmetic procedures such as Non-Surgical Facelift, Non-Surgical Eyelid Lift, Non-Surgical Rhinoplasty, and Botox®. Insurance Covrage.

Insurance Coverage

This procedure is considered cosmetic and, therefore, is not covered by insurance. The patient is responsible for payment.

Additional Information

The specific risks and the suitability of this procedure for a given individual can be determined only at the time of consultation. All procedures have some degree of risk. Minor complications that do not affect the outcome occur occasionally. Major complications are unusual.

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