Restylane® Silk is for lip augmentation and for correction of perioral wrinkles in patients over the age of 21.
Restylane® and Restylane-L® injection into the facial tissue for the correction of moderate to severe facial wrinkles and folds such as smile lines, cheek augmentation, lips and hands.
Restylane® Refyne and Defyne Is used for the correction of moderate to severe facial wrinkles and folds, such as nasolabial folds, in patients over the age of 21.
Are there any reasons why I should not use products within the Restylane® family? (Contraindications)
Talk to your doctor about your medical history to determine if you are an appropriate candidate for treatment.
You should not use products within the Restylane family if:
Are there other precautions that I should discuss with my doctor?
The safety of these products for use during pregnancy, or in women who are breastfeeding, has not been studied
What are the possible side effects?
The most commonly observed side effects are swelling, redness, pain, bruising, headache, tenderness, lump formation, itching at the injection site, and impaired hand function. These are typically mild in severity and typically resolve in less than 7 days in nasolabial folds and less than 14 days in lips. Serious but rare side effects include delayed onset infections, recurrence of herpetic eruptions, and superficial necrosis at the injection site.
One of the risks with using this product is unintentional injection into a blood vessel. The chances of this happening are very small, but if it does happen, the complications can be serious and may be permanent. These complications, which have been reported for facial injections, can include vision abnormalities, blindness, stroke, temporary scabs, or permanent scarring of the skin.