What is Restylane®/Juvederm ?
♥ Restylane®/Juvederm is safe cosmetic dermal filler that restores volume and fullness to the skin to correct facial wrinkles and folds, such as nasolabial folds.they have been used in more than 3 million treatments and in over 70 countries.they are cosmetic dermal fillers made of hyaluronic acid, a naturally occurring substance in the skin. Its job is to provide fullness and elasticity. Over time, skin loses hyaluronic acid. And as it diminishes, skin loses volume, increasing the chances for wrinkles and folds to appear. The hyaluronic acid in Restylane® is a crystal-clear gel called NASHA or Non-Animal Stabilized Hyaluronic Acid. NASHA is completely biocompatible with human hyaluronic acid。
♥Before The Procedure:
1.Discontinue aspirin and ibuprofen products (Advil, Motrin) for ten (10) days prior to treatment. Tylenol is permitted.
2.Avoid Vitamin E supplements for ten (10) days prior to treatment. Regular multivitamins are permitted.
3.Avoid alcoholic beverages for 48 hours prior to treatment.
4.Wash hair the night before or the morning of the procedure.
5.Routine medications may be taken the morning of procedure with alight breakfast.
♥After The Procedure:
1.No traveling right after the treatment.
2.Antibiotic: If a prescription for an antibiotic is given to you, please take all of them as directed.
3.Pain medication: Pain is usually minimal and usually consists of mild soreness. It improves markedly over the first seven (7) days. Extra Strength Tylenol is generally all that is required. If you have pain unrelieved by Tylenol, please call the office.
4.Medications to avoid: Do not take aspirin, ibuprofen, naproxen or Vitamin E supplements for five (5) days after the procedure.
5.Rest: Try to rest for 12 to 24 Hours.
6.Bathing: Normal showering is permitted the day after the procedure.
7.Ice Pack: Apply an ice pack 10 minutes on and 10 minutes off for 6 hours after the procedure.
8.Head elevation: Keep your head elevated for the remainder of the day, and on several pillows for the first night.
9。Suntan: Please avoid tanning until after all bruising resolves.
10.Bruising and swelling: Mild bruising and swelling may occur for a few days.
11.Numbness/swelling: Swelling will slowly disappear over 1-2 weeks.
12.Return to work: Most patients can return to work immediately after the procedure.
13.Exercise: You may return to exercise once you feel up to it, but wait at least 24 hours.
14.Facial，massage, laser: Don’t have facial, massage or laser treatment in the following 2 weeks.
15.Hair treatment: Don’t have any hair treatment in 24 hours to avoid inflammation.
♥How long does this procedure last?
-this procedure proven to deliver long-lasting results. Studies have shown that effects generally last for about 6-24 months。
♥What can I expect after my treatment with Restylane®? -Patients are up and around immediately after receiving treatments. You can expect greatly improved wrinkles, enhanced lips or smoothed-out depressed scars. Any discomfort following the procedure can be controlled with medication. The treatment site may have a little swelling, which may last 24 to 36 hours depending on which area was treated