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.
Restylane Ideal Candidates
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 just happen to run across Dr. Lee on the internet searching for a Dr. to do a breast augmentation and possible tummy tuck. Had never even considered having this before and was very nervous. Went to one other consultation with another Dr. in the Houston area and found out he was actually only a dermatologist and wasn’t board certified in plastic surgery. I decided to get another quote and I am so glad that I did. Even though I lost $500 dollars that I had put down with t...he first Dr.. i let Dr. Lee know what it was that I was looking for and he let me know right away what I needed. He could have charged me more and even could have said that I needed more than what I did but he did not. He did not have to do a lift on me for my breast and he did not have to do lipo in me either and in both cases he could have told me I needed this and I would not have known the difference - but he didn’t. I was impressed with the fact that he has been doing this for only 7 years would be up to date on the procedures and possible new ways of doing these procedures rather than a dr that had been doing this for 20 plus years. Dr. Lee was worried due to the fact that I was a smoker. He almost seemed as if he may not even be interested in doing my surgery due to this fact. That was even impressive. He could have cared less and just seen dollar signs but he didn’t. I let him know I was super serious about this and would stop immediately if he would get me right in to do surgery so that I wouldn’t change my mind like I had in the past due to other obligations. He told me I would have to wait 6 weeks and the. He could do the surgery if I stopped smoking then. I promised. He kept his part of the bargain and so did I. I am proud to say that I have now had surgery almost 2 weeks ago and still haven’t smoked. Won’t go back. Thanks to Dr. Lee and Mrs. Eva I won’t go back to smoking. My surgery went flawlessly and the results are amazing. The Dr. knew exactly what I needed and did a perfect job. He eased all of my fears and it went way better than what I expected. Would recommend Dr. Lee to anyone wanting to enhance their looks. They offer a lot of different services and I would let them do any of them on me if I needed. Now Mrs Eva if the Drs right hand in my opinion. She was amazing and could have ignored me because god knows I ask her every question under the sun regarding my procedures and she handled me with nothing but respect. When she didn’t have too. I love her to pieces and she makes you feel so comfortable during the entire process."- M.S. / Facebook / Mar 22, 2020
"10 days post “mommy makeover” and have to write a review because of how smooth the process was and how wonderful Dr. Lee is. Great bedside manner and superb skill level. You can tell he takes pride in his work and strives to get his patients the best possible outcome. Recovery process has been smooth thankfully. I was back to work 1 week post surgery. Also, Dr. Lee really listens to your concerns and works with you as a team. He even called me over Christmas to review a post op concern I had emailed him about. Eva in the office is also wonderful. Highest recommendations!"- D. / Google / Dec 28, 2019
"Very welcoming place."- J.S. / Google / Sep 04, 2019
"Dr.Lee is highly skilled and takes very good care of his patients during and post operation. I highly recommend Dr. Lee!"- C.K. / Google / Nov 04, 2019
Plan Your Procedure
Restylane Procedure Technique
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 with Restylane
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.