Restylane®

IN RIVERSIDE, CA

Fighting Signs of Visible Aging

Many patients turn to injectable fillers to help combat any visible signs of aging on the face. This could be to help fix fine lines, wrinkles, or folds around the nose and mouth. It can also be used as a lip enhancement in some patients. To help patients rid to get a smoother look to their skin, board-certified plastic surgeon, Dr. Hardesty is offering the Restylane injectable filler. Dr. Hardesty and his team at Imagine Plastic Surgery want to help their patients feel more confident while also looking younger.

What is Restylane®?

Restylane is an injectable filler that helps smooth out fine lines, wrinkles, and folds on the face as well as provide lip augmentation. This can add plumpness to the lips and face while also creating a smooth, younger appearance. Restylane is a gel formula made up of hyaluronic acid. To make your face smoother with more volume the hyaluronic acid, a naturally occurring sugar in the body, keeps moisture active in the skin which visibly corrects the signs of aging. Dr. Hardesty and his team at Imagine Plastic Surgery want their patients to feel comfortable and relaxed during the injection process, local anesthesia or numbing agent may be used to help relieve any pain or discomfort. At his Riverside office, Dr. Hardesty helps his patients feel more confident by reducing any visible signs of aging on the face by smoothing out the fine lines and wrinkles.

Your Restylane® Treatment

At a consultation appointment, Dr. Hardesty will create a unique treatment plan for you. This treatment plan will consist of how many sessions you need, the amount of the injections, and the placement of the injections. This plan will be created based on your skin concerns and aesthetic goals. By understanding this, Dr. Hardesty will be able to know if the Restylane treatment is right for you. He will make sure that you achieve amazing, natural results from this treatment.

How is it Done?

Once you and Dr. Hardesty have created a treatment plan that works for you, then the treatment will take place. This treatment is very quick, with most treatments taking less than an hour. Results will start surfacing immediately so you can see the change in your skin right away. Though this treatment causes minimal pain and discomfort, Dr. Hardesty may use a numbing solution to help with any anxieties. Dr. Hardesty will inject the gel-like substance right into the points on the skin that will help you get rid of those signs of aging. The skin will appear smooth, plump, and natural.

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Am I a Good Candidate?

As we age our skin starts to lose its natural moisture and elasticity, this can cause fine lines, wrinkles, and folds around the face. This then leads to us appearing older, which can force patients to feel self-conscious. The Restylane product is for people who want to correct these concerns. Dr. Hardesty will go over your medical history, allergies, and skin concerns to let you know if this treatment is right for you.

Restylane® Recovery

There is limited to no downtime associated with Restylane treatments. Some patients may experience swelling or redness for a few days post-treatment, but this should go away. Dr. Hardesty will provide instructions to prepare for the treatment as well as aftercare instructions. You will be able to see results immediately following treatment and enjoy them for up to 18 months.

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Schedule a Consultation

If you are interested in learning more about Restylane treatments, contact our Riverside office today. To smooth out fine lines, wrinkles, and folds as well as get volumized lips, Dr. Hardesty will help you achieve your desired look with the Restylane treatment. To make an appointment call the office today or fill out an online form.

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