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Restylane for Thin Lips - Worth It!!

I have always had a thin upper lip, at 38 years...

I have always had a thin upper lip, at 38 years old, it has basically disappeared. When I smile, it completely goes away.

I went yesterday and had Restylane injected in my upper and lower lip. After reading the reviews on here I was panic stricken, and thought I would chicken out. I had a dental block done first, I HIGHLY recommend this. I thought the pain would be unbearable and it wasn't. In fact the only injection I felt was the first one. It felt like someone was pinching my upper lip, It wasn't painful, just felt like a quick pinch. After that I felt nothing.

I am more swollen today then yesterday (which I expected). But I can see a major difference and am so far very happy.

Chicago Skin Solutions/Dr. Bradley Hulten

My Dr. took his time and explained each injection and why he was putting restylane in that spot. His assistant Jackie had a vibrating sound machine she used which I thought was great to take my mind off the injection and silence in the room during the procedure.

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I have been following the comments for a year now. Restylane is a very short lasting filler. If I were to spen $2500 I would recommend a minor surgery of "Enriched PRP Fat Grafts" over 30 to 60 cc's injected into the complete face. Results are superb and last at least a year.
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I've been having Restylane shots, and the great effect only lasts for 2-3 months. Not the 9 to 12 as they advertise.
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I know what the company says but I live in a REAL world and after doing over 5,000 Restylane injections I know it will on average last 2 to 3 months at best. Hope you fall out of that average and get 6 months or longer. From MIAMI
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Thank you, I hope to get at least 4-6, but we'll see.
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I can attest to your findings Dr Blinski.
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FYI: Restylane is a very short lasting filler about 3 months on average. While Juvederm lasts a little longer, maybe 4 to 6 months. Just my experience. From MIAMI
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Really, I was told it would last up to 6 months, I guess we'll see. I need to upload some photos I took. I am really happy with it so far.
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Yep.... I was told the same thing too. That it was SUPPOSED to last 6-8 months. A huge difference to the actual lasting time of 2 months.
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Would be interested to see how long this last for you. I was super pleased with Juv ultra however it went away very quickly
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How quickly? Just curious, thanks.
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I have spent over $2800 in one year on Restylane injections of the lips. I had to go back to the Dr every 2 months for injections. I'm now up to spending $3800 in two years on Restylane injections. I should have just had lip augmentation surgery, it would have been cheaper in the end LOL.
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