I've had a non surgical nose job using restylane 2 months ago and i was happy with the results but i have seen some of the results go already. I was told that when injected on top of the nose bridge (just under the forehead) the results usually last 8-12 months and even a bit more after the second or third injection because there is still some filler left, is this true?
Does Restylane Last Longer After the Second or Third Injection?
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Restylane in nose
Filling the nasal bridge with restylane or other fillers are all temporary. Sure, additional product may "top off" and last longer. A rhinoplasty is permanent.
About a year ago the people of Medicis, the Dermatology Company, were trying to convince us that this was indeed the case. They pointed to studies that showed that giving a boost of Restylane at the six month mark, would keep the treated lines away for 18 months. I tend to think this may be true, but am not absolutely certain.
The claim is based on the possibility that the product itself may enhance the production of collagen. Kinda of an irritant effect the same way IPL, lasers and the Derma Roller are. Also, some of the Restylane at 6 months is still around and the injection at that point has an additive affect.
Restylane last longer after the second or third injection
No! Where did you get that idea from? Restylane's range of effectiveness is from 2 to 6 months depending on amounts injected and metabolism of the injectee. Regards from MIAMI Dr. B
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Yes and this has been proven
Several peer reviewed studies have verified that there are cumulative benefits to Restylane and that it is best to do a touch up between 4-8 months so a result can last close to 18 months. The study was done on nasolabial folds, but this is a wonderful non-surgical options to reshape a bump on the nose as well.
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