You can change the appearance of your hair. You can try new beauty products to enhance your skin. You use makeup to bring out your best features. However, you can’t easily change the appearance of your lips. Whether you simply want lips that have a more appealing shape and volume, or if aging has made your lips become thinner over time, the appearance of your mouth could be cosmetically unappealing.
If you want need a little help plumping your lips, Restylane® Silk could give you the subtle, natural enhancement you’re looking for. Avoid surgery and see immediate results with this popular cosmetic treatment.
What is Restylane® Silk?
Restylane® Silk is a dermal filler that is injected into the skin. It contains hyaluronic acid, a substance that is found naturally in the human body. When it is administered, the hyaluronic acid combines with water in the body and adds immediate fullness, volume, and an enhanced shape. It is typically injected directly into the lips and the skin around the mouth for the best results. Restylane® Silk is most commonly used for patients who see a loss of collagen production in the lips, resulting in a thin smile that does not have much definition. Younger patients find Restylane® Silk to be appealing for plump lips that add a little glamour to their appearance.
What to Expect During Restylane® Silk Treatments
Restylane® Silk is administered through small injections into the lips and area around the mouth on an outpatient basis. The entire procedure typically takes less than a half hour. Lidocaine is combined with Restylane® Silk to work as a numbing agent and provide pain relief. There is no down time and you can immediately return to your regular activities. Results are immediately noticeable, yet subtle. Minor swelling, redness, and bruising may occur after treatment. Side effects should go away within seven days.
Are You a Candidate for Restylane® Silk?
You must be at least 21 to have Restylane® Silk treatments. You should not have the procedure if you are pregnant or nursing. Restylane® Silk is not advised if you have severe allergies, a bleeding disorder, or you are prone to scarring. Schedule a consultation today to find out if Restylane® Silk is right for you.
Schedule Your Consultation
If you’re interested in experiencing the lip plumping effects of Restylane® Silk, Dr. Thomas Funcik can help. Our medical team will work with you to create a treatment plan designed around your needs. Contact Thomas Funcik Facial Plastic Surgery today to schedule your consultation.