I've had lip fillers/augmentation multiple times over the last 4 years. I'm very happy with the results. I definitely prefer Restylane to Juvederm. I think Juvederm is bumpier. Anyway, the Restylane lasts for what seems like forever. I actually have Restylane in my upper lip still, from 2 years ago, if you can believe that.
So, the only downside of lip filler is the cost. It costs... more
Two weeks ago I had Restylane placed under my eyes to fill eye hollows that I have had since I can remember. I am 25 and I felt like they had been getting worse as the baby fat left my face. I also had radiesse for my cheeks. The treatment itself wasn't very painful, just a few pin pricks and maybe some pressure with the radiesse. I left the office with a good amount of swelling in my... more
I had Restylane for the first time with a very conservative and trusted doctor under whose care I have been for several years. I had an initial and follow up restylane treatment to plump up my lips.After some minor swelling subsided, I did not have the desired increase in volume (we used it sparingly so as not to over do it), but I also noticed that one side of my lip was hanging down lower... more
Started off with being asked what kind of look I wanted, what shape, how much I knew about restylane. She also asked if I wanted my philtrum injected at the same time. I have never read about the necessity of it and she pointed out where she'd had hers done and explained how it helps lessen the chance of the lips looking fake. I was iffy on that so she said to think about it and we can always... more
Restylane only lasted me 2 months. I have had the injections done by 2 different doctors (one injected very deeply and one almost at the skin surface). It made no difference because after about 2 months, the deep lines around my mouth started to show and by 3 months they were as if I had done nothing.
I have had Restylane injected under my eyes by both of... more