Addressing Safety Concerns With Restylane®
Injectable fillers are rapidly becoming one of the most popular ways to treat wrinkles and fine lines. Since these fillers are relatively painless, quick and quite affordable, many people choose this option rather than a more expensive surgical treatment. Restylane is one of the best-known filler treatments, and there are several different options to choose from. However, like any type of medical procedure, there are some safety concerns associated with Restylane treatments. Before you decide if Restylane is right for you, spend some time considering the potential benefits as well as the potential risks.
Potential Restylane Side Effects
With thousands of procedures performed each year, Restylane has a demonstrated history as a very safe cosmetic treatment. However, there are a few side effects that you should be aware of before having this type of procedure. Immediately following the injection, you may experience some minor swelling or bruising at the injection site. However, these symptoms typically disappear relatively quickly, lasting only a few days at the most. While some injectable treatments such as BOTOX can create and allergic reactions, there is little chance that Restylane will trigger an allergic response because the materials used in the injectable are already found naturally in the body.
Minimizing Possible Side Effects
While the potential side effects of Restylane are minor, there are steps you can take to reduce these symptoms and have a more enjoyable experience. The first step is to choose a qualified doctor to perform your Restylane injection. Some doctors specialize in injectable treatments, while others may have relatively little experience performing this type of procedure. Always ask potential doctors about the training, experience and success rates they have with Restylane injections. Choosing a doctor who has years of experience and has performed