Restylane In San Diego

Restylane is a hyaluronic acid filler, a naturally occurring sugar found in our bodies, that is purified and injected into the skin to fill in facial wrinkles and restore a smoother, firmer and more youthful appearance. Restylane is a family of injectable hyaluronic acid dermal fillers that can help with moderate to severe wrinkles around the mouth, under eye hollows and tear troughs as well as plump up the lips.

What Does It Do

Patient for Restylane in La Jolla
Patient for Restylane in San Diego
La Jolla Restylane patient
San Diego Restylane patient

At Malone Facial Plastic Surgery in La Jolla Restylane is also used to soften and smooth the nasolabial folds (the area between the upper lip and cheeks) that results in a more natural-looking and youthful appearance. It can also smooth out fine vertical lines around your mouth, fill out scars, and may also be used to enhance lip volume.

Types of Restylane

  • Restylane for facial wrinkles and folds
  • Restylane Defyne for deep smiles and laugh lines
  • Restylane Refyne for moderate smiles and laugh lines
  • Restylane Silk for lips and the lines around them
  • Restylane Lyft for cheeks, facial wrinkles and back of hands

What are the Benefits of Restylane?

Here are some of the benefits of Restylane:

  • Safe and well tolerated minimally invasive procedure
  • Smooth the skin in a natural and organic appearing way
  • Adds volume to many areas of the face, sagging earlobes and crepey skin on hands and feet
  • Adds volume to hollows under the eyes, smile and marionette lines, and nasolabial folds
  • Adds definition and fullness to thinning lips
  • Restylane injections last 12 months depending on the treated area

Am I a Candidate for a Restylane?

The best candidates for Restylane in San Diego and La Jolla are people who are physically healthy, are not pregnant or nursing, and are at least 18 years old.

What are the Risks?

Restylane is a safe treatment and is generally well tolerated treatment. Some common side effects of Restylane may include swelling, redness, bruising, tenderness, itching, or pain at the injection site.

What is the Recovery Like?

There may be temporary discomfort, itchiness and redness at the injection site. You can use an ice pack over the swollen area. You should avoid strenuous exercise, alcohol and exposure to the sun for the first 24 hours after your treatment.

Consultation with Dr. Malone, San Diego facial plastic surgeon

Dr. Malone uses Restylane in a targeted way in order to improve your facial appearance. Many patients, who do not feel ready for an involved procedure, use a Restylane treatment as a subtle and natural refresher. The procedure is quick and requires no downtime. During your consultation for Restylane San Diego facial plastic surgeon Dr. Melanie Malone can advise if you are a good candidate. You will have an opportunity to share any concerns you may have about the procedure and what it can do for you.

  • Add facial volume
  • Long-lasting results
  • Natural appearance
  • Plumper lips
  • Treats wrinkles and folds

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Dr. Malone's approach in La Jolla is all about personalization, tailoring treatments specifically to address your unique concerns and aesthetic goals. Our goal is to bring out a rejuvenated appearance that mirrors the vitality you feel within. Dr. Malone's expertise ensures seamless enhancements, avoiding any unwarranted attention. She achieves the subtle refreshment that helps bring back what a restful night's sleep used to give. Dr. Malone's aesthetic is characterized by its natural, gentle, and harmonious qualities, empowering you to confidently present your best self. Her aspiration is to assist every patient in achieving a naturally balanced aesthetic, ensuring you always project your most confident self.

Dr. Malone holds prestigious Fellow status in The American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery and The American College of Surgeons. This remarkable honor is granted to a select group of surgeons based on their exceptional training, professional qualifications, surgical competence, and ethical standards.

Committed to perfecting her craft and achieving technical excellence, Dr. Malone successfully completed her fellowship under the mentorship of the esteemed facial plastic surgeon, Dr. Andrew Jacono. Dr. Jacono is celebrated for his groundbreaking work in advancing the deep plane facelift technique, which not only minimizes noticeable scarring but also revitalizes the underlying facial tissues. This innovative approach steers clear of the artificial results commonly linked to traditional facelift methods. Leveraging Dr. Jacono's pioneering technique, Dr. Malone offers her patients remarkably natural and authentic outcomes in facial rejuvenation.

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