I Got Restylane Under my Eyes but Want More, How Long Should I Wait Before I Get More?

I Got Restylane Under my Eyes but Want More, How Long Should I Wait Before I Get More?

Doctor Answers 11

How Long should I wait for more Restylane Injections...

I would recommend waiting at least 2 weeks before getting more Restylane to this area.  Just to make sure all your swelling and the product has settled. 

Hope this helps.

Dr. Grant Stevens 

Los Angeles Plastic Surgeon
4.7 out of 5 stars 147 reviews

If there was no bruising, immediately.

This is an excellent question for your treating physician.  Wanting more service generally means that you are pleased with what has been done.  Call your doctors' office and simply ask them what they are comfortable for this time frame.  Nothing is set in stone.

Kenneth D. Steinsapir, MD
Beverly Hills Oculoplastic Surgeon
4.9 out of 5 stars 26 reviews

I Got Restylane Under my Eyes but Want More, How Long Should I Wait Before I Get More?

I can not comment on your exact issue, but in my practice I offer a series of injections so not to over treat. Ist injection than if needed a week later a second visit. 

Darryl J. Blinski, MD
Miami Plastic Surgeon
4.6 out of 5 stars 174 reviews

Restylane under the eyes.

This is truly one of the most powerful non surgical enhancements I do.  I would tell you to wait 2 weeks, then visit your physician for more if need be.  Enjoy your new eyes!




Dr D.

Louis M. DeJoseph, MD
Atlanta Facial Plastic Surgeon
4.9 out of 5 stars 29 reviews

How long should one wait before injecting additional Restylane?

As long as any swelling or bruising have resolved there is no reason to wait.  In my office for first time patients we tend to treat (especially in the tear trough) conservatively because there is nothing wrong with adding more in the next week or two.

Ted Brezel, MD
Long Island Dermatologic Surgeon
5.0 out of 5 stars 4 reviews

Under Eye Injections. How Long In Between?

Hi LoriB.  As long as you are happy with the results, any swelling has subsided and your injector thinks it's fine to add more product then right away is a good time. 

We schedule a 2 week checkup for all first time patients and this gives us an opportunity to go a little conservative on the first visit and add more at the checkup if need be.  Good luck.

Harold J. Kaplan, MD
Los Angeles Facial Plastic Surgeon
4.4 out of 5 stars 7 reviews

More Restylane

I'm so glad that you were happy with Restylane. It's great for filling the tear troughs. I would wait until the swelling has gone down, which should be no more than 2-3 weeks, and then you can certainly have more of the product injected.

Robert L. Kraft, MD, FACS
New York Plastic Surgeon
5.0 out of 5 stars 42 reviews

Timing of subsequent Restylane to the "Tear Trough"

Restylane is associated with little inflammation but the under eye area referred to as the Nasojugal or Tear Trough area an correct with very small amounts depending on its depth. It is always best to make sure any swelling caused by the previous treatment has subsided before re-treating. This will avoid most cases of under treatment based on residual swelling. 

Peter A. Aldea, MD
Memphis Plastic Surgeon
4.9 out of 5 stars 109 reviews

Restylane under eyes

Give yourself several days to make sure that any swelling (if any occurred) has resolved.  This will allow you to better determine where and how much filler you want injected.


Keshini Parbhu, MD
Orlando Oculoplastic Surgeon
3.9 out of 5 stars 10 reviews

Restylane under eyes

Restylane works great to fill in the tear trough and hollows under the eyes.  If you feel you need more I would wait about 2 weeks.  This gives time for any swelling to settle down and any bruising to go away.  At  2 weeks you should be optimized to see if indeed you do need more filler.  

Janet M. Neigel, MD
Florham Park Oculoplastic Surgeon
4.6 out of 5 stars 21 reviews

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