Restylane® Injection Articles

The holiday season is approaching quickly and it’s the perfect time to get a touch-up using highly effective fillers such as Restylane® and Juvéderm®. But many patients often hesitate or postpone making an appointment because of the bruising they have come to associate with injectable fillers.

James D. McMahan, M.D., F.A.C.S., a Board Certified aesthetic surgeon who has been voted one of America’s Top Surgeons many times over by America’s Research Council. If you are seeking treatment to reveal the best possible you, then Dr. McMahan is the doctor for you.

Are you plagued by dark circles under your eyes or enlarged eye bags? If you’re like most people, no amount of sleep, a healthy diet, or even facial treatments will help to eliminate or reduce the appearance of dark circles under the eyes or swelling under the eyes that create those unattractive ‘eye bags’. Fortunately, there may be a solution. Restylane injections can be used to perform the tear trough injection procedure which minimizes the appearance of dark circles and undereye bags.

As more people turn to cosmetic procedures to correct skin flaws and improve the quality of their skin, doctors across the country are offering an array of treatment options.

ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, Ill. - Reality TV shows are creating a greater public awareness of cosmetic surgery and may attribute to the growth in procedures, however, these shows have not caused a rampant increase. The number of cosmetic plastic surgery procedures increased 5 percent in 2004, with more than 9.2 million procedures performed – a growth rate steady with that of the U.S. economy, according to statistics released today by the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS). New five-year trending data shows cosmetic procedures are up 24 percent from 2000, reports the ASPS.

Want fuller lips? Maybe get rid of some of the old age wrinkles between your mouth and nose, or take care of the crow's feet around your eyes? When it comes to choosing the right product for the right situation, knowing exactly where to start might cause a little confusion. There are all sorts of things to consider: cost, pain, length of results, length of recovery time, and of course some options just might not work right in certain cases.

While BOTOX injections and dermal fillers such as Juvederm, Restylane and Perlane can be administered over lunch hour, most people do leave the doctor’s office slightly swollen and sore.

While millions of Americans continue to pursue BOTOX treatments to remove frown lines and reduce wrinkles around the eyes, injectable fillers and hybrid filler treatments are also helping ward off the signs of aging.

Sagging facial features, fine lines and wrinkles, and a dull complexion can add years to your appearance, but facial rejuvenation and contouring procedures may help turn back the clock. Cosmetic surgeons offer several antiaging solutions that can help you maintain your youthful looks, but many people prefer to avoid surgery, opting for alternative wrinkle treatments such as BOTOX and other dermal fillers to enhance their appearance.

There are two types of wrinkles that emerge on the face as it ages. Dynamic lines, such as crow's feet and frown lines between the eyes and forehead lines, appear with movement. These, with time, can become permanent due to constant creasing of the skin.