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How Long Does it Take for Restylane® to Work?

Dermal fillers can enhance your facial features and smooth away signs of aging. We offer all of the Restylane® family of fillers used to treat lines, wrinkles, and volume loss. These fillers use a biologically safe material that is natural to the body and provides lasting results. 

What is Restylane®? 

At New York Skin & Vein Centers, we use Restylane® for a wide variety of sculpting and anti-aging purposes. It uses a material called hyaluronic acid, a molecule found in youthful skin. Hyaluronic acid draws moisture into the skin and holds it there. Since the skin recognizes this molecule, the body will not adversely react to it. 

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How Does Restylane® Work? 

As we age, we lose approximately 1/5th of a teaspoon of volume in our face per year. This volume lose makes us look older, hollow and tired. Replacing the volume can be done by several different dermal fillers. The one brand of fillers that is a good place to start is Restylane®. When injected into the skin, Restylane® lifts and fills to restore the youthful contours of your face. It can refill your cheeks, sculpt your jawline, restore thin lips, and lift wrinkles. In addition to adding volume, Restylane® triggers the development of collagen and elastin. These two vital proteins give skin its firmness and lift. By increasing the production of these proteins, Restylane® helps make your skin look healthier and more resilient. 

How Long Does it Take for Restylane® to Work?

Some dermal fillers take time to work, but Restylane® results appear immediately. You will see improvements as soon as you leave your appointment. You may see continued improvements as your skin develops more elasticity and strength over time. Restylane® results can last from six to twelve months. Fillers in areas like the cheeks usually last longer than fillers in flexible areas like the lips. 

What Can Restylane® Treat?

Restylane® comes in a range of formulas, each intended for different uses. Your injection specialist will choose the right one to address your concerns. Common issues treated with Restylane® include:

  • Hollow cheeks
  • Tear troughs
  • Lips
  • Undereye circles
  • Marionette lines
  • Nasolabial folds
  • Deep lines and wrinkles
  • Lip lines

Restylane® excels almost anywhere that you can lose facial volume or develop wrinkles. Hyaluronic acid is the most widely tested and used dermal filler material. A skilled injector can also use Restylane® to sculpt and contour your features, including the chin and jawline. Restylane® even works on the backs of the hands to make them look more youthful. 

Consultations Available Now

The first step is to schedule an in-person consultation with one of our highly trained providers at New York Skin & Vein Center located in Oneonta, NY, serving the surrounding New York City areas with additional offices in Norwich, Binghamton, and Cobleskill.

Simply fill out the form on this page and we will reach out to you promptly to schedule your appointment. Your journey to a healthier, happier you can start today.

Is There Any Downtime With Restylane®?

Some people notice minor bruising or swelling in the treatment area. These usually fade within a day or two. You can return to work or other activities immediately after treatment. Restylane® requires no downtime and can fit into even the busiest schedules. 

Am I a Good Candidate for Restylane®?

Almost anyone makes a good candidate for Restylane®. This safe, effective filler can treat a wide range of concerns to give you a more youthful appearance. You may not be a good candidate if you are allergic to the numbing medication lidocaine or certain other components of Restylane®. 


*Individual Results May Vary

Dr. Dohner and his team strive to provide the best experience for everyone who chooses their practice for their aesthetic and vein needs. Read why our patients love their results & experience with Dr. Dohner and his team of expert providers at New York Skin & Vein Center in New York.

Take the Next Step

To schedule your in-person Restylane® consultation, call New York Skin & Vein Centers at (607) 431-2525 or simply fill out the form on this page. We look forward to working with you.

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