What Is Restylane Lyft?
Restylane Lyft is the newest hyaluronic acid gel that comes from the Restylane family of injectable products. As with the other Restylane products, this one also comes with lidocaine to help ease any discomfort during the time of injection. Restylane Lyft is used to temporarily correct age related loss of volume that may appear at the midface and cheeks.
What Areas Does Restylane Lyft Treat?
Restylane Lyft is designed to be injected into the cheeks to restore lost volume, as well as to fill in moderate to severe facial creases and wrinkles such as nasolabial folds.
Is Restylane Lyft Approved?
Yes, Restylane Lyft was approved by the FDA on July 1, 2015. This new injectable allows patients to safely and affordably achieve long lasting results in the areas of the midface and cheeks.
How Does Restylane Lyft Work?
Restylane Lyft which contains a local anesthetic, lidocaine is injected into the facial tissue to smooth out the appearance of smile lines (nasolabial folds). This injectable gel can also add volume to improve the appearance of cheek fullness. One treatment may take up to 30 minutes; then you are able to go about your daily routine with very little down time.
How Long Does One Treatment Last?
Studies have shown that on average, a single treatment can last 10-18 months. Some patients may require an additional treatment in order to achieve their desired appearance.
Is Restylane Lyft Compatible With Other Dermal Fillers?
Yes, Any of the Restylane injectables are compatible and may also be used with Juvederm and Perlane.
These hyaluronic acid gel injectables are all made of the same formula making it safe to use together in order to achieve your desired appearance.
What Are The Risks/Side Effects?
Restylane Lyft should not be used by patients that are pregnant, breast feeding, known to be allergic to gram positive bacteria, have had an allergic reaction to lidocaine or other amide type anesthetic or have a bleeding disorder. For a complete list of side effects and warnings, visit our office to see the Full Prescribing Information and Important Safety Information pamphlets from the manufacturer.
Like with most injectables side effects may include:
- Light bruising