Unlike some other fillers, Restylane uses no animal protein in its formula. It is comprised of hyaluronic acid, a naturally-occurring substance in the body. Patients who may have had problems in the past with allergic reaction to animal proteins will find there is no risk with Restylane. Restylane is also unique in that it contains the highest concentration of hyaluronic acid of all dermal fillers in the industry today.
Absolutely. Restylane (comprising of hyaluronic acid) is a biocompatible material that has undergone thorough testing and has been used by cosmetic surgeons throughout the world for safe and effective facial rejuvenation. It is extremely safe as it is to use also used routinely by Dr. Huynh in intraocular surgery. If It can go in the eye, it man go in the skin.
Individual results will vary, but on average, Restylane tends to last about six months. You can go ahead and schedule your next treatment ahead of time, or wait and see if you may need treatment sooner than the six-month mark.
At Advanced Eye & Laser Center of California, Inc., we strive to keep all of our aesthetic and vision procedures competitive and affordable. Because your Restylane treatment is customized based on your individual needs, we will be able to give you a cost estimate only after a thorough evaluation. Schedule your free Restylane consultation today.
You will notice some redness and/or swelling in the treatment area for up to seven days. Dr. Huynh will ask that you avoid extreme temperature activities that could irritate the site (stay out of the sun and avoid extended periods outdoors in cold temperatures).