Restylane® Lyft Dermal Filler in the Tri-Valley
Restylane® Lyft is a simple, nonsurgical, physician-administered treatment for wrinkles that can temporarily smooth wrinkles, facial lines, facial scarring, and as a filler for lip augmentation.
Restylane® Lyft is an injectable cosmetic dermal filler that has been used to soften wrinkles and facial lines of individuals. It is also a popular filler for lip augmentation, facial depressions, and facial scarring.
Restylane® Lyft is made from non-animal stabilized hyaluronic acid gel. Restylane® Lyft is a non animal product and does not pose any risk of allergies. Hyaluronic acid is a resilient chemical and can easily adjust and mold to the facial contours. Unlike other dermal fillers, no prior skin testing is required prior to the injection of Restylane® Lyft.
The hyaluronic acid in Restylane® Lyft augments the body’s natural supply, which has become depleted with age. The injected Restylane® Lyft fills up scars, lines and wrinkles on the face. Restylane® Lyft is not a permanent product and is broken down in the body. At most, the wrinkle free face remains for about 6-8 months after injection of Restylane® Lyft. This is a much longer period than any of the currently available temporary dermal fillers.
Collagen injections, once very popular, are now obsolete in most cosmetic clinic. The availability of better, safer and longer lasting products have entirely replaced collagen. Restylane® Lyft not only is much safer but also lasts longer than collagen as a dermal filler.
Yes, Restylane® Lyft can be combined with other cosmetic products such as Botox.
Restylane® Lyft injections can be used to improve the contour of facial skin, decrease unsightly wrinkles, and reduce fine lines around the nose, folds, scars, and other facial skin depressions.
Wrinkles on the face
Decrease fine lines around the lips, mouth, nose and forehead
Improve the crease lines around the nasolabial area
Chin and lip augmentation
Filling cheek depressions
Redefining lip border
Softening acne scars
Correct the hollows around the eyes(dark circles under the eyes)
Improve facial depressions
The Benefits of Restylane® Lyft treatments are usually noticeable after 4-8 months. Areas around the lips and chin may require more frequent touch up every 4-6 months, whereas other areas of the face may remain wrinkle free for 6-8 months.
The big advantage of Restylane® Lyft is that it is a non-permanent and natural treatment. The chemical contains a natural bodily chemical which fills up the skin like normal tissues. The modeling and contouring effects appear natural.
Restylane® Lyft injections do not take long. Most injections can be performed within 30-45 minutes. The injections are usually done in a clinic or a med spa.
Unlike injection of collagen there is no allergic testing required before injection. The product in Restylane® Lyft is non animal and has no allergic tendencies.
The effects of Restylane® Lyft last twice as long as collagen- up to 6-8 months.
Yes, Restylane® Lyft is not permanent and repeat injections are required to maintain the wrinkle free face. Most individuals will require a repeat session once a year. If treatment is stopped, the wrinkles will re appear.
Most individuals do not like needles but there is minimal pain associated with injection of Restylane® Lyft Dr. Gray prefers to perform a nerve block to eliminate any discomfort. For those who are anxious about needles, the physician can apply a topical local anesthetic 20 minutes prior to the injections.
Restylane® Lyft is generally a safe product. Because it is made up of hyaluronic acid (Which is also a normal component of the human body) the skin does not react adversely to the product. Reports of allergy or granuloma formation are rare.
Studies from Europe where the product has been widely used indicate that side effects are rare. The most common side effects have been temporary redness, swelling, itching or tenderness. These side effects usually resolve in a few days.
The major difference is that Restylane® Lyft (click link) is a large molecule compared to Restylane®, because it contains more hyaluronic acid molecules. This means that Restylane® Lyftcan easily fill in deep skin wrinkles, scars, and creases better than Restylane®. Restylane® on the other hand can be used to treat the finer lines in fair skinned people.
Restylane® Lyft injections can be performed by Dr. Gray or one of his experienced registered nursing staff. Most nurses and physicians have had relevant training required to ensure that they perform the procedure with due care.
Because of the technical expertise required to do this procedure, without any mistakes, one should take care and select a board certified physician who is familiar with the technique and skillful. One should always ask if the physician is aware of the product and has undergone a training program with fillers. When there is easy money to be made, there is a bandwagon of people rushing to-do this procedure. So buyer beware whom you choose as your surgeon.