Fine lines, wrinkles, and a loss of volume to the face are natural parts of the aging process. But, what if you didn’t have to live with those signs? Or, perhaps you are just seeking to add some volume to certain parts of your face or lips. With a simple injectable treatment known as Restylane, the look you want is doable. Here at MacMed Spa in Milford, MA we can help.
What Is Restylane Used for?
Restylane is used to firm the skin and smooth out fine lines and wrinkles to give back that fresh, youthful appearance. It can also be used to add volume back into the face that has been lost by aging or simply to add more volume to areas of the face, such as the cheeks, that may be lacking volume. It is able to smooth away even deeper fine lines and wrinkles in certain areas.
If you are seeking a more revitalized, youthful look, there are few injectable treatments available that are able to deliver that better than this type of treatment.
Areas That Can Be Treated
There are multiple areas that can be treated using this type of injectable treatment to add volume or to smooth away fine lines and wrinkles.
The Forehead Region
This area of the face is notorious for developing lines through the natural aging process. These lines can be mild or severe. This type of treatment can be used in this area to smooth away mild or even severe lines and wrinkles to add that youthful, awake look back into the face.
Between the Brows
The region between the brows can also develop lines that can give the impression of a more mature appearance. These lines can also be smoothed away using this quick and easy injectable treatment. It can even be used to slightly raise the brows to give a more youthful look.
Around the Nose Area
Lines can develop around the nasal area and they too can add age to the face. There are many people who have used this type of injectable treatment to smooth away those folds and restore volume into this area of the face.
Whether you have lost volume in the cheek area due to the aging process or simply want to add more volume into the cheek region, this type of treatment can help. It can instantly add volume into the cheek areas to give a more defined cheek look or simply to plump up that area.
Many people have used this treatment to get fuller, more voluptuous lips. It can add volume to either the top lip, the bottom lip or both. The results can be as natural or as dramatic as you want. Just be sure to discuss your goals with one of our experts so they can help you get the most out of this type of treatment.
This treatment option can also be used to add definition or volume to the jawline. If you want a more contoured, defined jawlines, this type of injectable treatment can help you achieve that. The treatment can be completely tailored to meet your expectations.
There are other areas including the hands and other areas of the face such as lines around the eyes that this treatment can help with. If there are other areas that you have concerns about, simply bring up those areas and your goals during that initial consultation so that our experts can tailor your treatment to meet all those goals.
There may be other areas that could benefit from this type of injectable treatment. Always be in-depth about your expectations and goals to ensure that you get the most out of this treatment option.
What to Expect During Treatment
After your consultation, you will schedule a time to come in for your treatment session with our professionals. The skin in the areas that you wish to have treated will be completely cleansed to make sure that not oil, makeup or dirt is left behind on the surface of the skin. After that, the treatment will be injected directly into those areas.
Once that’s done, your session will be concluded. Because this is not a surgical or invasive type of treatment, you are able to go right on about your day as you normally would without having to worry about pain or downtime. It really is that simple.
Commonly Asked Questions
1. Does It Hurt?
No, you do not have to worry about any pain during or after this type of treatment. Unlike other types of treatments that might be able to yield similar results, this one is not going to cause pain or discomfort, making it a popular choice for many who want to smooth away fine lines and wrinkles but are not interested in going under the knife.
2. How Do I Know if This Type of Treatment Is Right for Me?
If you are seeking to eliminate fine lines or wrinkles, chances are that this a great treatment option for you. It works on virtually all skin tones and types. Plus it is a quick and painless treatment option. During your initial consultation, our experts will talk to you about your goals and expectations and they will let you know if you can benefit from this type of treatment.
3. Is This Type of Treatment Only for Women?
Absolutely not! This a treatment for anybody who is looking to diminish the appearance of fine lines or wrinkles on certain areas or to add volume. Men and women can both enjoy the benefits of this type of treatment.
4. When Will I See My Results?
That is actually one of the best parts of this type of treatment. Unlike other types of injectable treatments where you would have to wait for a period of time before actually seeing your results, with this type of treatment you can immediately see those results! This is great because it allows for adding more Restylane in certain areas to make sure you are happy with your results.
5. How Long Will My Results Last?
This is going to vary from person to person depending on a variety of factors but usually, the results of this type of treatment are far more long-lasting than other treatments that can give you similar results. You can expect to see results that last for up to 6 months to a year. After that, if you do notice that your results are beginning to fade, you can have touchup treatments to maintain those results.
6. Is It Safe?
Yes, this type of injectable treatment is completely safe and approved by the FDA. It utilizes hyaluronic acid that is naturally occurring in the body to plump up areas and smooth away those wrinkles. Unlike other more invasive types of treatments, there are no safety risks when it comes to this one.
7. How Often Can I Have This Type of Treatment?
Again, this may vary from person to person depending on age and a variety of other factors. The average time you should wait between treatments is between 6 months to a year. Our experts will be able to give you a better idea regarding your specific case as to how long you should wait in between treatments.
8. Can I Get This Type of Injectable Treatment Along With Other Types of Injectable Treatments?
Yes, this type of treatment is safe enough to be used with other types of treatments. If another type of injectable treatment would serve you better in a certain area, you can absolutely have this type of injectable treatment along with this one in another area. Just be sure to bring up all of your concerns and expectations during the consultation so our experts know how to best treat the areas you wish to have treated.
9. Can I Treat More Than One Area in a Single Treatment Session?
Yes. If you would want to have your forehead treated with this type of treatment and would also like to add some volume to your lips during the same session that is certainly something that we can do. Let our experts know all of your goals so they can give you the look you want.
10. What if I Have Really Deep Lines or Wrinkles?
Even if you do feel that you have really deep wrinkles or more severe lines, this type of treatment can still be one you can benefit from. Because this type of treatment works to plump up the skin from underneath, even those really deep lines and wrinkles can be smoothed away.
11. Is There Downtime?
No. You do not have to worry about downtime when it comes to this type of treatment. As soon as you are finished with your session, you can go on about your day as you normally would without worries!
12. How Do I Prepare for Treatment?
Typically there is nothing that you need to do to prepare yourself for this kind of treatment. You will simply come in for treatment and our professionals will take care of the rest. They will also be there to make sure that you are kept comfortable and informed from start to finish. If there would be something you would need to do to prepare, they will let you know.
13. How Do I Take Care of My Skin Following Treatment?
It is advised that you avoid direct sunlight in the 24-48 hours following treatment and if you cannot do that, simply wear sunscreen. It’s also a good idea to avoid exercise that may cause a lot of sweating in those hours following your treatment. Other than that, there is usually nothing else you need to do. If there would be, again, our experts will be sure to let you know all the dos and don’ts.
14. Can I Do This Myself at Home?
Even if doing this yourself at home was an option, attempting to do so could result in damage to your skin and a very unnatural look. It is always best to leave these types of treatments to professionals so you can get the most out of the treatment safely.
Get the Look You Want Today
Getting rid of fine lines and wrinkles using only creams can become costly and frustrating. And, there are few other safe options when it comes to adding volume to your face or lips. With Restylane, you can get the look you want quickly and easily without any downtime. If you want to try this extraordinary treatment, come see us today at MacMed Spa in Milford, MA!