Are you unhappy with the appearance of your lips? Maybe you wish to increase the size of your lips for a plumper pout, or perhaps you want to eliminate the lines that have popped up around your lips. In both of these cases, Restylane® Silk can help to improve your lip appearance for a boost in confidence!
What is Restylane® Silk?
Like other areas of the face, the lips begin to show signs of aging as we get older. Restylane® Silk Is the first FDA-approved filler to specifically augment the lips and smooth lines around the lips. Patients 21 years and older can benefit from this filler to create a natural augmentation of the lips for a fuller pout that is in proportion with their other facial features.
How Does It Work?
Restylane® Silk is made up of smaller, smoother hyaluronic acid particles than those used in Restylane® to provide natural-looking results in and around the lips.
Because Restylane® Silk includes a numbing lidocaine anesthetic, treatment is comfortable for many patients. During treatment, Restylane® Silk will be injected into or around the lips using a fine needle. Treatment is quick, commonly only lasting 10-15 minutes to complete, making this option great for those on the go.
Restylane® Silk Results
After a treatment session, patients may notice swelling, redness, or numbness in or around the lips, though this should fade after a few days. Ice packs can be used to help lessen any swelling and redness. Most patients will be able to see results 14 days after injection. Results commonly last up to six months.