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GENERAL INFORMATION ABOUT RESTYLANE

The Restylane family of products includes Restylane, Restylane-L, Perlane, and Perlane-L. These products can be used to add volume and fullness to the skin to correct moderate to severe facial wrinkles and folds, such as the lines from your nose to the corners of your mouth (nasolabial folds). Restylanemay also be used for lip enhancement in patients over 21 years. Ask our doctor which is right for you.

Important Safety Considerations for the Restylane family of products

Products in the Restylane family should not be used by people with previous bad allergies, particularly to microorganisms known as gram-positive bacteria, or by people with serious allergies to drugs that have previously required in-hospital treatment. These products should not be used by people with bleeding disorders. Products should not be injected anywhere except the skin, just under the skin (Perlane and Perlane-L only), or in the lips (Restylane only). Restylane-L and Perlane-L should not be used by anyone with a known allergy to lidocaine.

Use at the site of skin sores, pimples, rashes, hives, cysts, or infection should be postponed until healing is complete. In these instances, product use could delay healing or make your skin problems worse. After treatment, you might have some swelling, redness, pain, bruising, or tenderness. These are typically mild in severity and normally last less than 7 days in nasolabial folds and less than 14 days in lips. Swelling may be more likely in patients under 36 years, and bruising may be more likely in patients over 35 years. Rarely, the doctor may inject into a blood vessel, which can damage the skin. Although rare, red or swollen small bumps may occur. If you have had facial cold sores before, an injection can cause an outbreak. To avoid bruising and bleeding, you should not use the products if you have recently used drugs that thin your blood or prevent clotting. Products should not be used during pregnancy, when breastfeeding, or in patients under 18 years for nasolabial folds.

Treatment volume should be limited to 6.0 mL in wrinkles and folds, such as nasolabial folds, and limited to 1.5 mL per lip (Restylane only), as greater amounts significantly increase moderate and severe injection site reactions. The safety or effectiveness of treatment in areas other than nasolabial folds and lips (Restylane only) has not been established in controlled clinical studies.

The Restylane family of products is available only through a licensed practitioner.

Restylane, the first and only FDA-approved dermal filler for lips in patients over 21 years

Restylane is the first and only FDA-approved dermal filler for lip enhancement in patients over 21 years. And that's great news—because who doesn't want beautiful lips? After all, lips play a central role in our sensual and emotional life—think attractive, youthful, kissable.

So it's only natural with all this focus on lips, that lipstick is one of the most-purchased cosmetics. It's also natural to want to enhance the appearance of our lips if we feel that their shape or proportions are not well matched to our unique facial structure. Plus, as we age, our lips may lose volume. And using makeup to hide these flaws often has limited results.

Restylane is one investment in beauty that you don't wash off your face every night—so lips look great 24/7 for up to six months. Restylane provides the fullness and definition you can't get with lipstick or other cosmetics. In fact, just one treatment gives you beautiful, natural-looking lips for as long as six months.

This may be the right time to consider a professional treatment with Restylane—you'll get lips that say "you"—beautiful, natural looking, and just the way you want them. Ask our  doctor if Restylane is right for you. After treatment, you might have some swelling, redness, pain, bruising, or tenderness. These are typically mild in severity and normally last less than 14 days in lips. Swelling may be more likely in patients under 36 years, and bruising may be more likely in patients over 35 years.

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