Restylane and liquid facelift vs surgical facelift
Injectable fillers such as Restylane, Juvederm, Perlane, (hyaluronic acid) and Radiesse (Calcium Hydroxylapatite), can help replace volume loss that is often seen in the aging face. These fillers can be useful in restoring a more youthful appearance to the cheeks, temples, nasolabial folds and marionette lines around the mouth, and lips. Although these injectable fillers are often referred to as a liquid face lift, they primarily replace subcutaneous fat and connective tissue volume loss. They can be used alone or as an adjunct to a surgical face lift. However, if there is significant sagging of the face - jowling, etc. - a surgical face lift would be the better option. Best wishes.
Restylane® is a dermal filler that is suited for a number of different uses, and I am not aware of any side effects for a specific skin type. This is best discussed in a personal consultation with your doctor.
A liquid facelift may not give the same effects on all woman, depending on how much volume loss they have (both bony and fat) as well as how much lose skin accounts for the changes they are bothered by. With such variables, the amount of product will vary, but patients are classically very happy with liquid facelifts.
Restylane and other facial fillers can help improve facial volume loss and provide for a non surgical 'facelift.'
Restylane is a Very Safe Product
Restylane has been
available since 1996 and approved in the United States since 2003 so we have an
incredible knowledge base with it – which translates into a huge amount of
safety data which all show that when used correctly, this product is extremely
safe. Your injections should be given in an office of a board-certified dermatologist
or plastic surgeon and someone very skilled in the use of fillers. We now have
many filler options and during your consultation you should learn about all the
available fillers and where they work the best and what might be most
appropriate for you.
Thank you for your question.
All procedures carry risk. In general, absorbable, injectable fillers, such as Restylane are well tolerated in the face.
To be sure what is right for you, see two or more experienced, licensed
and certified providers for a complete evaluation to make sure you are a good
candidate and that it is safe for you to have the procedure.
I hope this helps.
Fillers such as restylane replenish lost volume
Fillers, such as restylane, add volume. Loss of facial volume is one of the sign of facial aging. However this works only up to a point. After that you benefit only for a surgical facelift. Please see a board certified plastic surgeon in your area to be assessed as to what would be ideal for you.
Liquid Facelift with Restylane
A liquid facelift is a non-surgical way to rejuvenate the face using a variety of injectable treatments. Restylane is one of several facial fillers that can be used during a "liquid facelift" procedure. Restylane is a hyaluronic acid filler that can smooth lip lines, add volume to the cheeks and lips, and fill in facial folds. Restylane is very suitable for all skin types and the minimal chance of side effects is greatly reduced when you see a board-certified dermatologist. The specific filler used during your liquid facelift will need to be determined by your doctor.
Choosing the right fillers
There are a number of fillers available in the US today. Each has its own unique characteristics and best applications. Most often a combination of products is used to obtain best outcomes if several different areas of the face are being treated. I would recommend seeking advice from a highly skilled and experienced injector when deciding how to proceed.
Restylane for reducing wrinkles
Restylane is an excellent hyaluronic acid filler for patients with nasolabial, perioral, or jowls that need cosmetic correction. There are no slide effects based on specific skin types. A cosmetic consultation with a board certified dermatologist with experience in facial injections is most important for the best results.