About Restylane Injections
Houston, TX plastic surgeon, Dr. Edward Lee, offers a wide range of filler products to help correct and soften lines and wrinkles on the face. Restylane is an injectable filler that offers great results in replenishing lost volume where facial folds and wrinkles appear. It can be used around the mouth to fill in laugh lines, or to make your lips look fuller and more voluptuous. There are several variations of Restylane, each made with a synthetic version of the body's natural hyaluronic acid (HA) to return the skin to a natural, softer look that is more supple and full. Our office carries a selection of Restylane products. Each has its own benefit that we can discuss with you during your consultation. A few of the variations include Restylane, Restylane Silk, Restylane, Lyft, Restylane Defyne, and Restylane Refine.
Both men and women are candidates for a Restylane injection, but you must be 21 years of age to receive this filler. If you have thin lips, noticeable lines at rest near our mouth and nose, or deep lines that form between your brows, Restylane can be used to fill in these areas so that a softer appearance resides on the surface. Restylane works great to augment the lips as well. So if you are unhappy with the fullness of your lips, this filler may be a great option for you. If you have sagging skin or desire a more dramatic or long-term outcome, a surgical procedure may be a better option and can be discussed during the consultation.
"Dr. Lee is very personable! He is always very thoughtful and kind. If you are looking to get a procedure done, he will be able to kindly guide you through the process. Very seldom do you meet a doctor who is as considerate and relational as Dr. Lee!"- J.B. / Facebook / Mar 12, 2017
"I love my results!! Wow!! I finally have a smooth forehead and upper lip thanks to Dr.Lee for being so patient and kind with me!!! I will definitely be going back for retouch! Staff is awesome and welcomes you and greet you with great smiles!!"- S.C. / Yelp / Dec 27, 2018
"I went to Dr. Lee for Asian eyelid surgery back in May and I am very pleased with my results! During the consultation, he answered all my questions and helped with relieving any concerns I had. The process was super smooth and Dr. Lee was very gentle and kind the entire time. Post procedure, he and his assistant Eva have always been quick to answer questions or help with scheduling follow up appointments. Highly recommend!"- S.T. / Yelp / Dec 27, 2018
"I had Breast Reduction, Liposuction and Navel Hernia Surgery and I'm very satisfied with the results. The procedure went well and I feel better about myself both physically and mentally. I am satisfied with every thing that was done to form this result. Dr. Edward Lee answered all questions that I had, any time I asked he would make sure I understood the situation. Eva Austin Patient Coordinator was also very helpful answering questions and coordinating with Dr. Lee. Thank you, Dr. Edward I. Lee/ Plastic Surgeon and Eva Austin/Patient Coordinator. Thanks, Sandra L. Sowell"- S.S. / Yelp / Dec 27, 2018
"Had an amazing experience at Nuveau Plastic Surgery with Dr. Lee and his amazing staff—particularly with his NP, Joanna. She’s an amazing injector and I’m so pleased with my subtle results! Thank you all for making me feel welcomed and comfortable!"- K.S. / Google / Oct 18, 2018
Plan Your Procedure
Restylane injections take place inside our minor procedures room. In most cases, we will apply a numbing ointment prior to the injection to help minimize discomfort. The product is injected into the skin through a fine needle, and messaged under the skin so that if properly fills the area that needs volume. Multiple injections will be needed and will be administered in layers, followed by a cold gentle compress to help control swelling. Each Restylane product is administered the same way. They just target different areas of the face according to your specific needs and aesthetic goals.
What to Expect
After the injection process has been completed, you can return to work or resume normal activities. The injection sites will appear slightly red and swollen, but this goes away in a few hours. Your recovery will depend upon what was actually being treated. For example, it generally takes 3 – 4 days for the lips to look and feel normal after lip augmentation. Bruising can be a factor in some areas, which may also lengthen the recovery. It is recommended to avoid exercise for 24 hours and to sleep upright for the first night. The great news about Restylane, is that you will notice your results immediately after treatment. It make take 1 – 2 full weeks for the final results to take shape, but when they do, the face will appear fuller, softer, and smoother. Restylane injections, depending on the exact product used, can last up to a year or longer.
Soften Lines and Wrinkles
Rejuvenate your face with a simple and easy nonsurgical cosmetic procedure. Restylane is one of our most popular injectable treatments, filling in lines and wrinkles to create a softer, glowing appearance. Restore your youth and call our office for your consultation today.