Restylane® is natural cosmetic dermal filler that restores volume and fullness to the skin to smooth facial wrinkles and folds, enhance facial shape or to create fuller lips.
Our Restylane treatments can restore the youthfulness to your face, helping you look as young as you feel. Beautiful, subtle, natural results.
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Restylane is a range of dermal fillers and were the first Hyaluronic Acid Gel fillers to be approved in New Zealand. They are a fabulous choice for a range of treatments including facial rejuvenation, lip fillers, volumisation of the face, creating structure to jawlines, cheek-bones, and noses, and much much more. The range includes the following products:
- Vital (skinboosters)
- Vital Light (skinboosters)
- Sub Q
Consumer Medical Information
Restylane® is available through prescription only from a medical professional, and is delivered by injection into or below the skin. It is not to be injected into blood vessels as this may lead to a lack of blood supply to the skin and ulceration and scarring. Restylane® contains hyaluronic acid, naturally found in the human body and is thought to help increase moisture in the skin. Treatment benefits are instant; do not affect facial expression and results usually last 6 – 12 months. Ongoing treatments are needed to maintain best results.
After a Restylane® treatment you may expect some degree of redness, swelling, pain or tenderness, itching and/or bruising which generally only lasts a few days. Inflammatory reactions may last up to two weeks in rare cases. Adverse effects from treatment are extremely rare and may include allergy, infection, granuloma formation, persistent discoloration at the injection site, and/or ulceration of the skin.
Exposure to sunlight should be avoided during the initial post treatment phase especially if you have any redness or bruising in the treated areas.
Restylane® should not be used in or near sites where there are active skin disease, inflammation or infection not should Restylane® be placed into an area where a permanent implant has been placed. Restylane® is not to be used on people taking blood thinning medicines or Roaccutane for acne. Restylane® has not been tested in pregnant or breast-feeding women and is not recommended at these times. Restylane is an unfunded medicine. A charge for the medicine will be made in the itemised cost of the consultation. Contains: Hyaluronic acid 20mg/ml Phosphate buffered saline, pH 7 q.s.Q-Med Limited, Auckland. Distributed by Healthcare Logistics, Auckland.