Can restylane be used in lips?

Restylane can be used to enhance the lips in patients 21 and older and to add volume and fullness to the skin to correct moderate to severe facial wrinkles and folds, such as lines from the nose to the corners of the mouth (nasolabial folds). Many patients ask how long restylane lip filler lasts, and the answer is that it depends on the type of restylane filler used. Anyone 21 years of age or older with good skin condition is usually a viable candidate for Restylane. The manufacturer of Restylane recommends that people avoid extreme cold after treatment until redness or swelling subsides.

As a result of its natural-looking lip enhancement and increased longevity compared to other lip fillers, Restylane Kysse has become one of the most popular lip injectables on the market. However, for most patients, 1-2 vials of Restylane will be sufficient for lip augmentation, as well as reducing the appearance of aging on the lips. When it comes to determining the best filler to treat lip lines, the three members of the Restylane family of dermal fillers to turn to would be Restylane-L, Restylane Kysse and Restylane Silk. Restylane Defyne is an advanced HA (hyaluronic acid) gel filler designed using a unique manufacturing process called Xpreshan technology.

Juvederm, from Allergan (the makers of Botox), tends to outlast most Restylane fillers, although of course Restylane's most recent lip filler formulation for Restylane Kysse competes with Juvederm lip fillers in terms of longevity. Typically, patients treating lips for lip augmentation or to eliminate the appearance of perioral lines will only need 1-2 refill syringes of Restylane. For those looking to improve the contour of their lips, or would like to replenish or add volume, Restylane lip fillers may be the cosmetic treatment for you. Restylane Kysse is the best choice for long-lasting lip augmentation and manages to reduce the appearance of vertical lip lines.

Green will inject Restylane directly into the target lip area and you can continue your normal daily activity as soon as you leave the office. Restylane Defyne and Restylane Refyne use a similar formulation that is based on Xpreshan technology, which is a patented cross-linking design that allows hyaluronic acid particles to seamlessly cross-link with skin cells, creating incredibly natural results. Due to their unique formulation, Restylane Refyne and Restylane Defyne are not used as lip fillers, but rather are used to treat smile lines or nasolabial folds. Both Restylane Kysse and Restylane Silk are FDA approved for lip augmentation, have slightly different formulations, and neither is inherently better than the other.

Green if you are pregnant or breastfeeding before receiving treatment with Restylane, as the filler has not been tested on pregnant or breastfeeding women.

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