What does a Restylane treatment?

Before treatment

Start to arrange a meeting with a trained therapist. Come to your consultation prepared to discuss your personal requirements and expectations and receive recommendations on which treatment with Restylane is best for you. The recommendation is based on what you want to achieve, your facial features and personal lifestyle factors. After the consultation you will be given the appropriate treatment.

During treatment

Restylane is injected in small amounts into the skin with a very thin needle. The gel provides natural volume to smooth out lines and wrinkles, enhances facial shape, or create fuller lips. A product variant called Restylane Vital make the skin smoother and improve its structure and restores and maintains moisture balance in the skin.

The treatment is quick, usually takes 15 – 30 minutes. Treatment with Restylane does not affect facial expressions and the result appears in the rule immediately.

After treatment

Restylane is biodegradable, which means that the naturally disappear from the body. A follow-up treatment is usually needed after 6-12 months, depending on individual factors and the area being treated. Consult with your therapist about when a follow-up may be appropriate.

After one treatment, some reactions may occur. The most common is a slight redness, swelling, itching, bruising, pain and tenderness. The reactions are generally mild to moderate and often disappear shortly after injection. Usually disappear on their own within a day or two after the treatment, but after some treatments can be longer.

What should I consider when considering a treatment?

First and foremost, you should always consult a trained therapist to be sure that the treatment is carried out correctly. For your own sake, be prepared to tell your consultation about any illnesses you have had or if you have made other similar treatments.

How long seen the effect of a Restylane treatment?

One of the great advantages of Restylane is that the effects are long lasting but not permanent. How long depends on many factors such as your skin type, lifestyle and age. After the initial treatment, usually recommended for follow-up treatments about every six to twelve months. A treatment of the lips often need repeated after about six months.

Can anyone be treated with Restylane?

Most people can benefit from a treatment with Restylane. If you want to smooth out lines and wrinkles and create more marked or fuller lips, Restylane may be helpful. Likewise, if you want to highlight your facial contours, such as cheeks and chin, and rejuvenate the skin on your face, on your hands, neck and décolletage as Restylane is a good option for you.

In conjunction with the consultation prior to treatment you should discuss before any illnesses with your therapist and also tell you if you made other similar treatments before.

Do you need pain relief during a treatment?

Since we all experience pain, there are different variations of Restylane both without and with integrated anesthesia which can feel secure. An anesthetic cream can also be a good option to make your treatment as comfortable as possible. Another form of anesthesia, dental blockade (like the dentist), often used to numb the treatment of lips.

Are there any risks with Restylane?

More than 15 million treatments have been performed since Restylane launched in 1996. Reactions against the product are rare. The injection-related reactions occur, which can occur at all types injections. The most common is a slight redness, swelling, itching, bruising, pain and tenderness. The reactions are generally mild to moderate and often disappear shortly after injection.

Usually disappear on their own within a day or two after the treatment, but after some treatments can be longer, sometimes up to two weeks. After a lip enhancement, your lips may be swollen for up to a week.

Contact your finisher in stronger reactions or if they last more than a week.

As with any injection, there is a small risk of infection. Local inflammatory reactions described as mild to moderate and usually regulate themselves within two weeks, have been reported, but rarely.

For more information and explanations about side effects, contact us.

Which clinical experience behind Restylane?

Restylane is the most tried and tested dermal filler based on hyaluronic acid that are available today. It is the norm in their field. Its safety and efficacy are clinically proven and backed by extensive clinical data. Restylane has been used for 14 years and in over 15 million treatments worldwide. Research and development is ongoing.

Are there different Restylane?

Restylane consists of a series of products that are tailored to fit your personal needs. Consult with your therapist during your consultation before treatment which product best suits your needs.

Who is authorized to provide treatments with Restylane?

Medically trained personnel, in accordance with Swedish law. Clinicians should also have been training with Q-Med and be certified to use Restylane.

Who makes Restylane?

Restylane is developed and produced by the Swedish company Q-Med AB, headquartered in Uppsala, and offices around the world. Q-Med is constantly working with research and development programs where safety and quality are top priorities. Restylane has today been shown to be safe, effective and long lasting, which is supported by the experience of more than fourteen years of clinical use and more than 15 million treatments worldwide.

Can you use Restylane if you made a laser treatment?

Yes, but if you recently had a laser treatment or a chemical peel done, it is good to wait until the area is completely healed and the skin is back to normal. Consult with your therapist.

How are Restylane?

Q-Med has a patented, unique technology, NASHA, which stabilizes hyaluronic acid to make it more durable but still resembles the body’s own hyaluronic acid.

What is hyaluronic acid?

Hyaluronic acid is a sugar molecule that naturally occurs in virtually all living organisms. It binds water and can act as a lubricant and shock absorber in the body’s moving parts, such as joints. It is also important for the transport of nutrients and the regulation of the skin’s moisture balance.