Restylane® Cosmetic Skin Treatment

To learn more about how you can benefit from a Restylane or Perlane cosmetic treatments, or to make an appointment with Dr. Guttenberg, please use our Contact form or call our Washington DC office: Washington Office Phone Number 202-466-3323.

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How does Restylane work?

Restylane adds 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). Restylane can also add fullness and definition to lips in patients over 21 years, providing natural-looking and lasting results with just one treatment. Learn more about Restylane for lip enhancement. Restylane works immediately by adding volume to smooth away wrinkles. A clear gel formulation of hyaluronic acid,Restylane is specifically formulated to act like your body’s own hyaluronic acid. So, you can use Restylane to visibly reduce moderate to severe facial wrinkles and folds, and to add fullness to your lips.

Before patient photo: mouth lines without Restylane
After patient photo: mouth area with fewer lines after Restylane

Nasolabial folds
before Restylane treatment.

Nasolabial folds after
2 ml of Restylane.
Individual results may vary.

 
Before Restylane patient lips photo
After Restylane patient fuller lips photo

Lips before

Lips after 2.7 ml of Restylane
(including initial and touch-up treatment).
Individual results may vary.


Treatment volume should be limited to 6.0 mL in wrinkles and folds, such as nasolabial folds, and limited to 1.5 mL per lip (Restylane only), as greater amounts significantly increase moderate and severe injection site reactions. If a volume of more than 3 mL total is needed to achieve optimal correction for lip enhancement, a follow-up treatment session is recommended. Biocompatible with the human body, Restylane is eventually broken down naturally.


How does Perlane work?

Just like Restylane, Perlane adds 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). Like Restylane, Perlane is a clear gel formulation of hyaluronic acid that is specifically formulated to add volume like your body’s own hyaluronic acid. What makes Perlane different is the average size of the particles and the depth of injection. On average, the gel particles in Perlane are larger than those inRestylane, which makes Perlane a good choice for wrinkles that benefit from a deeper injection into the skin. In three clinical studies of 150 patients each, on average 70% of patients maintained improvement for six months after just one Perlane treatment.

During your consultation, Dr. Guttenberg will decide which product is right for you.


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