Frequently asked questions about Restylane®

Portrait of young man with beautiful hair on grey backgroundDr. Charlotte Ann Rhee of Huntington Station, NY, is a board-certified plastic and reconstructive surgeon who can assist patients with looking and feeling their best with elective cosmetic surgeries. However, she also offers a range of nonsurgical solutions for the face, including Restylane® injections. Below are some of the frequently asked questions about Restylane® and how it can be used to reverse the signs of aging.

What is Restylane®?

Restylane® is a unique injectable filler composed of hyaluronic acid, a substance that naturally occurs in the body. Hyaluronic acid works to add volume and hydration to the skin, which can help reduce the appearance of wrinkles and fine lines.

What are the benefits of Restylane® injections?

Restylane® injections can help to temporarily reduce the appearance of wrinkles and fine lines. In addition, Restylane® can help add volume and hydration to the skin, which can result in a more youthful appearance.

What are the potential  side effects of Restylane® injections?

Some common side effects of Restylane® injections include bruising, swelling, redness, and pain at the injection site. These common side effects are typically temporary and often resolve on their own within a few days.

How long do Restylane® injections last?

The results of Restylane® injections typically last for around six months. However, individual results may vary.

Is there anyone who should not receive Restylane® injections?

Restylane® injections are not recommended for pregnant or nursing women, as well as people with certain medical conditions including bleeding disorders or infections. It is important to speak to your doctor prior to receiving Restylane® injections to ensure that they are right for you.

What should I expect during and after my Restylane® injection appointment?

During your Restylane® injection appointment, your doctor will clean the treatment area and then inject the filler into your skin. After the injection is completed, you might experience some redness, swelling, and bruising at the injection site. These side effects are often temporary and should resolve on their own within a few days. It is vital to avoid rubbing or even massaging the injection site as this could cause the filler to move out of place.

How do I schedule an appointment with Dr. Charlotte Ann Rhee?

If you live in or around the Huntington Station, NY area and want to speak to a professional about Restylane injections, call 631-424-6707 to request a visit.

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