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Hyaluronic Acid: Youth In a Syringe

Hyaluronic acid (HA) is a naturally occurring substance that plays a vital role in keeping our skin healthy, hydrated, and youthful. It is a sugar molecule that binds with water, making it an excellent moisturizer and lubricant. Restylane, a popular dermal filler, contains HA as its primary ingredient, making it an excellent choice for restoring volume to the face. Hyaluronic acid-based dermal fillers can restore the youthful plumpness and radiance lost to age.

Restylane in LaGrange

What is Restylane?

Restylane is a popular dermal filler brand designed to restore volume, reduce wrinkles, and enhance facial features. Restylane is made of a clear, biodegradable gel that contains hyaluronic acid, a naturally occurring substance in the body that helps to hydrate and plump the skin. The gel is injected into the targeted areas of the face to smooth out wrinkles, add volume to the lips, and contour the cheeks, chin, and jawline. Restylane in LaGrange provides immediate and long-lasting results with minimal downtime.

Restylane Corrects:

  • Nasolabial folds (smile lines)
  • Marionette lines (lines that run from the corners of the mouth to the chin)
  • Thin or flat lips
  • Sunken or hollow cheeks
  • Lines and wrinkles around the mouth and nose
  • Tear troughs (hollows under the eyes)
  • Chin wrinkles and creases
  • Jawline contouring
  • Facial asymmetry
  • Acne scars and other scars on the face

Advantages of Restylane:

  • Non-surgical treatment
  • FDA-approved and safe
  • Quick and convenient treatment sessions
  • Natural-looking results
  • Long-lasting effects
  • Minimal downtime
  • Can be tailored to individual needs and preferences
  • Suitable for all skin types and ages
  • Can be combined with other cosmetic treatments for enhanced results

The Science Behind Restylane: NASHA & XpresHAn

Restylane’s success is largely due to its unique scientific approach. The product uses NASHA (non-animal stabilized hyaluronic acid) technology to create a gel that resembles the body’s natural hyaluronic acid. This results in a highly compatible and safe product that delivers natural-looking results. Restylane in LaGrange also offers XpresHAn technology, which allows for more flexible and natural-looking results in areas of the face that require more movement, such as the mouth and cheeks.

woman during lip injections with Restylane in LaGrange

The Entire Restylane Family:

  • Restylane: The original formulation designed to smooth wrinkles and add volume to the face, lips, and hands.
  • Restylane Lyft: Formerly Perlane, this product is designed to provide lift and volume to the cheeks, chin, and other areas of the face.
  • Restylane Silk: A specialized product designed for subtle lip enhancement and smoothing fine lines around the mouth.
  • Restylane Refyne: A flexible gel that smooths out moderate to severe lines and wrinkles around the mouth and nose.
  • Restylane Defyne: A firmer gel that can smooth out deeper wrinkles and folds around the mouth and nose while maintaining natural facial expressions.
  • Restylane Kysse: A hyaluronic acid filler specifically designed for lip augmentation, adding volume, and smoothing lip lines.
  • Restylane Contour: A new product that provides a more defined and chiseled appearance to the cheeks, chin, and jawline. It can also reduce the appearance of jowls.

To learn more abut which Restylane in LaGrange is right for you, contact us today for an appointment.

woman after Restylane in LaGrange

Candidates for Restylane:

  • Have fine lines, wrinkles, and creases on the face
  • Suffer from a loss of volume in the cheeks, chin, and other areas of the face
  • Desire fuller, more defined lips
  • Have mild to moderate facial asymmetry
  • Want to improve the overall appearance of their skin
  • Want a non-surgical alternative to traditional facelift surgery
  • Want to maintain the results of their prior cosmetic treatments
  • Are at least 21 years of age
  • Have realistic expectations from the treatment
  • Are not pregnant or nursing

Your Restylane Session

Your Restylane session begins with a consultation with a skilled injector who will assess your facial anatomy, discuss your goals, and recommend the best treatment plan for your unique needs. During the treatment, the injector will use a fine needle to inject Restylane into the targeted areas of the face. The procedure typically takes 15-30 minutes; most patients experience mild discomfort.

Side Effects

As with any cosmetic treatment, Restylane in LaGrange may cause some side effects, such as temporary swelling, redness, bruising, itching, or tenderness at the injection site. These side effects usually resolve on their own within a few days. In rare cases, patients may experience more serious side effects, such as infection or allergic reactions, which should be promptly reported to a medical professional.


Restylane treatments typically require minimal downtime. Patients can resume their normal activities immediately after the procedure, although they may experience swelling, redness, or bruising. These side effects usually resolve within a few days, and patients can use makeup to cover any discoloration.

woman after Restylane in LaGrange


The longevity of Restylane results depends on the individual’s metabolism, the treatment area, and the amount of product used. In general, the effects of Restylane can last 6-18 months or longer, after which patients can return for touch-up treatments to maintain their results.


The results of Restylane are usually visible immediately after the treatment, although there may be some swelling or bruising that can temporarily obscure the full effect. Patients can expect to see the full results of their treatment within 1-2 weeks.


Schedule Your Consultation

If you are interested in Restylane in LaGrange, schedule a consultation with the expert team at Willow Medical Aesthetics. Led by board-certified medical professionals Drs. Brandon and Holly Dawson, our LaGrange-based medical spa, specializes in providing high-end, personalized treatments using the latest technology and techniques. Contact us today to learn how Restylane can help you achieve your aesthetic goals.

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