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Restylane Lyft

Restylane Lyft

As you age, your skin gets thinner and loses its elasticity. Even at a younger age, you can expose the skin to elements that would make it lose its elasticity. Do you want to restore your youthful skin without undergoing plastic surgery? Restylane Lyft dermal filler may be the right choice for you.

What is Restylane Lyft

It is a dermal filler used to treat wrinkles. It was initially known as Perlane. It has been in use for more than six years now. They both contain hyaluronic acid, but the amount varies.

What are the Benefits of Hyaluronic Acid Contained In Restylane Lyft?

Hyaluronic acid has many benefits for your skin. It is a humectant that holds water molecules on your skin’s surface to ensure it is hydrated. Hydrated skin means skin with a lot of water content. Hyaluronic acid prevents water from evaporating from your skin’s surface. Also, it heals wounds. Its benefits include anti-aging, moisturizing the skin, anti-wrinkle, healing wounds, increasing skin elasticity, and treating facial redness and eczema.

How Restylane Lyft works

The gel is mixed with lidocaine and water and then injected into the target area. The procedure is painless because of the use of lidocaine. It takes time, depending on the number of injections you receive. The mixture of lidocaine and water saves time, for there is no need to use pain medicine and wait for them to be effective before starting the procedure.

Uses of  Restylane Lyft

  • Providers use it to lift the cheeks. It reverses signs related to aging and lifts the fat pads back to their original position.
  • It reduces fine lines and smoothens wrinkles making you look younger and healthy.
  • The procedure restores the volume of the back of your hands by reducing the appearance of veins and tendons, making one look young.

How does Restylane Lyft Combat Aging Signs?

As you get older, your body reduces the production of hyaluronic acid and collagen, the natural products that hydrate your skin and restore lost volumes in various body parts. Reduced production of these products makes your skin thinner, loses elasticity, becomes less hydrated, and more susceptible to wrinkles and folds. Restylane Lyft and hyaluronic acid restores lost volume and stimulate collagen production.

Cost of Restylane Lyft

Since Restylane Lyft is a cosmetic procedure, no insurance covers it. Meaning that you must incur all expenses involved for the treatment. However, the cost of the process varies due to different factors such as;

  • The number of injections. The more injections you get, the more time is spent, resulting in a higher cost.
  • Your practitioner’s rates.
  • How often do you need treatments? The more visits for treatment you make, the more you pay.
  • Your location.

Restylane Lyft Procedure

Your injector will use a fine-needle syringe to inject Restylane Lyft into the targeted area. The injection is pain-free because of the lidocaine addition, and they take a few minutes. The time you spend on the procedure depends on the number of injections you get. More injections can take up to an hour. The minimal pain you may experience during the procedure is temporary.

Side effects or Risks of Restylane Lyft

Restylane Lyft injections do not prevent you from doing your normal activities. However, it causes minor side effects that can last a few days. The side effects include bruising, little pain, itchiness, tenderness, redness, and swelling. Also, it can worsen the inflammation of skin conditions like acne and eczema. It is not suitable for people who have a bleeding disorder history. Avoid Restylane Lyft injection if you smoke or are allergic to lidocaine. The injection can cause pigmentation changes on rare occasions. If you experience these conditions, call your provider right away.

How soon can You see Restylane Lyft Results?

You may see the results of this dermal filler immediately after the treatment because Hyaluronic acid plumps the skin immediately. However, it can take a few days to notice the full effects. The results can last between 8-10 months at a time. Therefore, results vary from one person to the next. Your provider will advise on follow-up treatments after the injections to maintain your desired look.

How do You prepare for Restylane Lyft Procedure?

Once your provider deems you a good candidate for Restylane Lyft treatment, you need little preparation. Do not smoke or drink alcohol. Your doctor may ask you to stop taking particular medications that can increase your chances of bleeding, such as blood thinners or nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory diseases. Consult the doctor before you stop taking these medications. There are some supplements and herbs that can increase bleeding after injections. Therefore, be sure to disclose all medications or supplements in your consultation.  Please do not go for any aesthetic treatment before Restylane Lyft because they can cause scarring due to exfoliants and chemical peels in the two processes. Do not apply makeup or lotion to ensure your skin is clean on your treatment day. Be at the office early to fill out consent and medical history forms before treatment.

Is there a similar treatment to Restylane Lift?

Restylane Lyft falls in a category known as dermal fillers that treat wrinkles. However, active ingredients in every dermal filler are different. You can compare this treatment with Juvederm, as both contain lidocaine. If you think of increasing the volume of your cheek areas, you can consult with your provider about the two treatments and decide the best treatment that suits your desire.

Is Restylane Lyft Treatment Reversible?

Yes, you can dissolve Restylane Lyft if you don’t like it. However, its results are temporary, and the treatment naturally dissolves with time. Ensure you talk with your provider to achieve your desired appearance.  You can also gradually add filler to achieve the desired results over time. Seeking consultations helps your injector to understand your goals and ensures you get a natural look.