Dermal Fillers

Dermal Fillers: Refresh, Enhance and Restore

What are Fillers and how do they work?

As we age, the natural collagen and elastin in the skin lessens, as cells lose their ability to produce more of their youthful component. The skin becomes dryer, thinner and less able to fix itself. When we are born, we have plentiful amounts of Hyaluronic Acid (HA) in our body, but as we get older this store of HA diminishes, leaving the skin less well supported, and so lines and wrinkles develop. By lifting and smoothing targeted folds and wrinkles by adding subtle volume, dermal fillers can make a difference to a person’s appearance, giving them a fresher look.

Does Restylane look natural?

Yes. Once applied, Restylane is soft to the touch and it does not alter your appearance in a drastic manner. On the contrary, it enhances your natural look and helps the skin look younger a refreshed. You don’t have to fear a frozen, inexpressive look. Also, hyaluronic acid is no stranger to your body, so there are very low risks of an allergic reaction or unwanted effects. Because of its consistency, Restylane is also a popular choice for lip enhancement.

Restylane RESTORE

products can help to restore a healthy, youthful appearance by filling lines and wrinkles or adding volume.

Areas treated: tear trough (eyes), glabella (forehead) and cheeks.
Areas treated: nasolabial folds (nose- to-mouth) and oral commissures (smile lines).

Restylane ENHANCE

products can help to enhance your facial balance by providing more definition and shape. Dermal fillers can each be used in a number of facial areas. Your aesthetic healthcare professional will recommend the right products for you based on your individual needs.

Treated to add volume to her lips
Treated to add definition to his nose

Top 3 Restylane benefits

Restylane's main component is hyaluronic acid, a substance that our bodies produce and absorbs well. As we get older, less hyaluronic acid is produced, causing our skin to look dry. Restylane brings a fresh appereance back to the skin with natural looking results.
As a hyaluronic acid based filler, Restylane can do more than replenish certain wrinkles. In fact, the substance can improve the entire treated area by bringing moisture back to the skin. You can still see some improvement weeks after the injections.
The actual injections can be done in a quick visit and effects can last 6 to 12 months. The best part is that you can resume your daily activities, because there is no need for downtime.

What does the treatment involve?

The procedure takes around 30-45 minutes and patients can expect to notice the effects from 6 to 18 months after treatment. There is even precedence of results lasting up to 24 months in some cases, however, treatment with fillers is completely reversible. With any injectable treatment, there can be some slight bruising or swelling that accompanies it. This should not persist much longer than a day, and is easily coverable with makeup. The best part is that you can resume your daily activities, because there is no need for downtime.

What is the Restylane procedure about?

Restylane is a soft tissue filler that a doctor injects to replenish certain areas of your face. The substance creates a cushion below the skin to make it look fuller and healthier.
Because this is a hyaluronic acid base filler, its texture is soft and produces a natural looking result. Additionallu, its components bring moisture and glow back to the treated area.
Restylane can be used to fill moderate and severe facial wrinkles and nasolabial folds, also known as marionette lines. However, it is also very effective as a lip enhancement treatment.
Restylane components are well absorbed by the body, there is very low risk of an allergic reaction. Plus, its texture leaves your skin feeling natural to the touch, which does not happen with other products with a harder consistency.
As any other face injection, you could experience some discomfort associated with needles. Your doctor can apply a numbing substance to minimize any unpleasent sensation and prescribe a pain reliever if needed.
There is no need for downtime after Restylane injections. You can go on with your day after a quick visit to the doctor, perfect for those with a busy routine to get back to.

Who would this treatment suit?

Facial fillers can be used on a wide range of patients, and are primarily used for skin rejuvenation and the reduction of lines and wrinkles. Other suitable candidates are those seeking to add structure and volume to the face. I see a lot of patients who have lost volume in their face due to living a very active, high impact lifestyle (such as runners). Fillers help to restore the volume loss that naturally begins to occur when we reach our late thirties, and in turn gives a fresher, brighter appearance.

Who can get restylane?

Who should avoid this treatment?

There is no known risk to those who are pregnant or breastfeeding, but we would advise against having treatment under these circumstances.

What results does the treatment aim to provide?

The results should be subtle, leaving our friends and family believing that we are simply looking our best and great for our years. Treatment lasts between 18-24 months but, naturally, towards the end of this period the effects begin to gradually soften, so there is no dramatic change. When the effects begin to soften, we aim to ‘top up’ the treatment. Patients will often come in to the clinic and point to a specific line that they don’t like. Good practitioners shouldn’t just look at treating this specific line, but will look beyond it to how the face looks as a whole, since treating an individual line could make the patient look unnatural. Sometimes the patient will say that people tell them they look sad, tired or grumpy when this isn’t really the case. In these instances, it’s usually not a single line that is causing this impression but multiple factors and the practitioner should discuss treatment options with the patient. It is really key that you feel safe and reassured by your chosen practitioner: a partnership should develop where you can speak freely about what concerns you, as this will allow the practitioner to truly understand your hopes and desired outcomes.

What to expect from Restylane


Is Restylane better than Wrinkle injections?

These are two very different products for very different purposes. Wrinkle injection minimizes muscle contraction, allowing wrinkles to relax. Dermal fillers instead, fill the area to make the wrinkle soften. In the case of Restylane, its main component is hyaluronic acid. This substance not only creates a cushion under the skin, it also improves the overall skin appearance of the treated area. Restylane properties replenish and refresh the skin, bringing moisture and elasticity back to the treated area.

How do I choose between Restylane and other available fillers?

This is a decision you must make with the expert advice of a certified doctor. Each dermal filler has a purpose. So, depending on your area of concern, you will find that some perform better than others. Ask all of these questions prior to the treatment. Explain your doctor what you want and what you expect of the treatment. That way you can make sure you have evaluated multiple options and that you feel comfortable with your choice.

Why choose Restylane over plastic surgery?


Although Restylane injections are easy to administer, it is extremely important to check that you are visiting a certified and experienced professional. Take your time to ask your questions and see any previous work your nurse or doctor has done.

Eternal Aesthetics nurse has a great experience with dermal fillers, botox, dermapen and other cutting-edge anti aging treatments and she provides each of our patients with the personalized attention they deserve.

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