Q – Where is the Restylane treatment performed?
Restylane treatments are typically administered in the office setting.
Q – Is anesthesia used during the Restylane treatment?
The Restylane injection may be combined with some for of anesthesia such as a topical anesthetic or local anesthetic in order to optimize the patients comfort.
Q – How is the Restylane treatment performed?
Restylane treatments are fairly simple, quick procedures. Dr. Buckingham uses a very fine needle to inject the Restylane gel beneath the skin in small amounts.
Q – How long does a Restylane treatment take to perform?
Restylane is a relatively quick procedure which typically takes no more than thirty minutes to complete.
Q – Is the Restylane injection painful?
There is usually little discomfort associated with Restylane injections. An anesthetic may be used during treatment and any discomfort experienced afterwards is usually minor and fades within a few days.
Q – What is the recovery like after the Restylane treatment?
The recovery period is very quick and minor after Restylane treatment. Swelling or redness may occur and usually clears up within a couple of days. Normal activity can usually be resumed immediately after the procedure.
Q – Will I need to take time off from work after undergoing Restylane treatment?
Work and other normal activities can usually be resumed immediately after the Restylane treatment however certain facial areas result in minor swelling or bruising. Dr. Buckingham will discuss this in more detail at the consultation.
Q – How long do the results of Restylane last?
The results of Restylane last an average of six to nine months.