What is Restylane® Refyne?
Restylane® Refyne is a hyaluronic acid-based dermal filler designed to provide natural-looking results, specifically addressing the lines and wrinkles that occur around the nose and mouth. Its unique XpresHAn Technology™ provides flexibility, allowing it to move with your facial expressions while still providing support for long-lasting, natural-looking results. Additionally, Restylane® Refyne is made with a thinner gel that helps to provide added support and subtle volume for a natural look and feel. It is FDA approved for the correction of moderate to severe facial wrinkles and folds in adults over 21 years of age.
Who is an ideal candidate for Restylane® Refyne?
Restylane® Refyne is ideal for adults who want natural-looking results that last. It can be used to address moderate to severe facial wrinkles and lines around the nose and mouth, such as nasolabial folds and marionette lines. It should not be used in patients with a known hypersensitivity to hyaluronic acid or any of the ingredients in the product. Also, Restylane® Refyne is not recommended for pregnant and breastfeeding women.
What can I expect during a Restylane® Refyne treatment?
A Restylane® Refyne treatment typically takes 30 to 45 minutes, depending on the number of areas being treated. During the procedure, your doctor will inject small amounts of the product into areas with wrinkles and lines around the nose and mouth.
What areas can be treated with Restylane® Refyne?
Restylane® Refyne is designed specifically for the lines and wrinkles around the nose and mouth, such as nasolabial folds and marionette lines. It can be used to add subtle volume to these areas while still maintaining a natural look and feel.
How long does a Restylane® Refyne procedure take?
The procedure typically takes 30 to 45 minutes, depending on the number of areas being treated.
Are there any side effects associated with Restylane® Refyne treatments?
Common side effects associated with Restylane® Refyne treatments are swelling, pain, tenderness, itching, redness and discoloration at the injection site. These usually resolve within a few days of treatment. Other rare but serious side effects may occur; be sure to discuss any questions or concerns you have with your doctor before undergoing treatment.
What is recovery like after Restylane® Refyne?
After the treatment, you may experience some redness, swelling and/or tenderness at the injection site. These side effects should resolve within a few days. You should avoid vigorous exercise or activities for 24 hours after the procedure. Additionally, it’s best to avoid exposure to heat, such as hot baths or saunas.
What are the benefits of Restylane® Refyne?
The main benefit of Restylane® Refyne is its natural-looking results that can last up to 12 months. Additionally, its XpresHAn Technology™ allows it to move with your facial expressions while still providing support for long-lasting results. For patients looking for a subtle addition of volume in their nasolabial folds and marionette lines, Restylane® Refyne is an ideal treatment option.
How much does Restylane® Refyne cost?
The cost of Restylane® Refyne will vary depending on the number of areas being treated and the amount of product used. Be sure to discuss your options with your doctor prior to treatment in order to get an accurate estimate.
Can I get repeat Restylane® Refyne treatments?
Yes, you can get repeat Restylane® Refyne treatments if desired. It is important to wait at least four weeks between injections in order to allow the product to fully settle and achieve optimal results. Be sure to discuss any questions or concerns you have with your doctor prior to scheduling a follow-up appointment.
Botox vs Restylane® Refyne?
Both Botox and Restylane® Refyne can be used to reduce the appearance of wrinkles and lines around the mouth. While Botox works by temporarily paralyzing facial muscles, Restylane® Refyne is a hyaluronic acid-based filler that is injected into the skin to add subtle volume in areas with wrinkles and folds.
Disclaimer: This article is for informational purposes only and should not be taken as medical advice. Consult your doctor for specific questions about your individual health, diagnosis, treatment and recovery timeline.