Restylane® Silk is fairly new on the dermal filler market that belongs to the hyaluronic acid family. Restylane® Silk is designed specifically to provide natural-looking results in particular areas by using smaller, smoother particles than those used in other Restylane® products. Same as Restylane-L®, it is a clear injectable gel composed of hyaluronic acid, a natural substance that is found in our body such as our joints, skin and eyes. Restylane® Silk is non-animal based and free from animal protein, allergy testing is not necessary.
It is a remarkable product for the very fine lines around the mouth area as well as inside the lips providing patients a very natural feel and look. Dr. Sarmela Sunder, as a master injector, often recommends this treatment to her patients. Restylane® Silk was the first and only FDA-approved products for lip enhancement back in June 2014. In a clinical study, 77% of patients that were treated with Restylane® Silk showed improvement in the fullness of their lip between 2 to 8 weeks after their first injection. Furthermore, in the same study, 59% of the same patients reported to have maintained their lip fullness beyond 6 months.
Real Facts about Restylane® Silk
- Average patient reports lasting up to 6 months
- The average cost is $800
- May cause some mild swelling and bruising. we recommend taking arnica for a few days prior to your injection
- The product can be dissolved
- We recommend that you do not exercise the first 24 hours
- Instant gratifying treatment
Myths about Restylane® Silk
- “Restylane® Silk is used for very deep facial folds”. False! Restylane® Silk is best used on appropriate rhytides (wrinkles) such as the fine lines around the mouth and into the lips.
- “Restylane® Silk will leave lumps and bumps”. False! Initial injection may cause a sensation of bumpiness the first 48 hours induced by swelling. An experience injector like Dr. Sarmela Sunder will give you the natural kissable lips you dreamed of having.
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