Restylane® is a gel filler that was formulated to emulate the hyaluronic acid your own body produces. Hyaluronic acid plays a big role in keeping your skin hydrated and youthful, so it’s important to stay consistent with treatments if you want to look your best.
Restylane® is used to add volume and fullness to the skin to correct moderate to severe facial wrinkles and folds, such as the lines from your nose to the corners of your mouth (nasolabial folds).
Juvederm® XC is a gel filler that is most commonly used to smooth out the deeper lines and wrinkles found around your nose and mouth, such as the nasolabial folds or parentheses lines. It was formulated to emulate the hyaluronic acid your own body produces.
The gel injection temporarily adds volume to the skin, which gives the appearance of a smoother surface.
Both provide instant results, but give the treatments time to settle.
How Long Does it Take to See Results from Restylane or Juvederm Treatments?
These injectable gels provide immediate results, but it can take a few weeks for the patient to see its full effect. Once the hyaluronic-acid based gels are injected below the surface of your skin, they will fill in your wrinkles and lines and create an instant smoothing effect. Your results will continue to improve and you’ll see your best results within two weeks post-treatment.
Keep in mind, every person is unique, and actual results depend on the patient’s underlying tissue structure, the volume of filler used, where the filler is injected, and the consistency of treatments. Patients typically repeat these dermal procedures to maintain their desired look, and an optimal maintenance schedule should be discussed with your nurse practitioner.
What to Expect after a Restylane or Juvederm Treatment?
After your filler appointment, there may be some temporary redness, minor swelling or tenderness. Patients can apply ice to the area to help minimize the swelling and boost the healing process.
We cannot stress the importance of receiving facial filler treatments in a relaxing, safe and professional atmosphere with an experienced nurse practitioner.
Your practitioner will suggest which filler should be used, and where it should be injected after your initial consultation.
Both of these facial fillers are top-notch and provide great results. Request an appointment now to learn and discuss more.