Restylane® Silk is the newest FDA-approved addition to the Restylane® family. It contains smaller, smoother particles than the rest of the Restylane® fillers to provide subtle lip enhancement and smooth lines around the mouth.
How long does a treatment take?
A typical treatment takes 15 – 30 minutes, depending on the areas being treated. Depending on your goals, you may need follow up treatments.
Is it painful?
Restylane-L and Perlane-L contain lidocaine to keep you comfortable during treatment. Some patients may feel a slight discomfort, depending on their pain threshold.
How long do the results last?
Results can last up to a year.
How long is the recovery process?
Restylane® fillers provide immediate results with no downtime. Immediately after the treatment, you may experience redness, pain, tenderness, swelling, bruising, itching and/or discoloration. These side effects typically last less than 7 days in nasolabial folds and up to 2 weeks in the lips.
Are there any risks?
As with any injection procedure, there is a small risk of infection. We take great care to ensure that this risk is minimized. Any patient with a known allergy to lidocaine should not use Restylane-L or Perlane-L, however is able to use Restylane®.