Dr. Elliott B. Black, III

Dr. Summer Black

Board-Certified Plastic & Reconstructive Surgeons

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Restylane® in Metairie, LA

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About Restylane

At Dr. Black Plastic and Cosmetic Surgery, our board-certified plastic surgeons, Dr. Elliott Black and Dr. Summer Black, prefer using Restylane as an effective treatment at reducing the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles on the face. Restylane Lyft, Restylane SILK, as well as all of the Restylane products are Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved to restore missing volume in the facial lines around the mouth and nose, decrease the visibility of the nasolabial folds, and reduce jowls.  Made of synthetic hyaluronic acid (HA), Restylane will improve the hydration of the skin, increase the elasticity, and re-establish sunken in areas of the facial profile.  Restylane is known to be a contained filler, which means that it does not spread once it is injected precisely into the exact place in the skin it is intended.  Best of all, there is essentially no downtime once the injection is complete. To learn more about Restylane and other facial fillers, call and schedule a consultation with our office at your earliest convenience.

Do I Qualify?

Restylane injections are wonderful if you still have great skin elasticity, but want to slow the impact of aging by filling in the fine lines, wrinkles, and gaunt areas on the face. A great candidate for Restylane has the following:

  • Moderate fine lines and wrinkles
  • Moderate to severe skin folds
  • Good overall health
  • At least 21 years old
  • Good skin elasticity

What to Expect

The results following a Restylane treatment are usually seen right away and last for 12-24 months.  Immediately after your Restylane treatment, you may have swelling and redness for a few hours.  You may return to your normal activities after treatment, but we advise avoiding vigorous activities for 24 hours. We also encourage you to not put any pressure on the area and to keep your head elevated for optimal healing while any swelling resolves.

Other Considerations

A treatment of Restylane usually lasts about 30-50 minutes in our office. During that time, your face will be cleaned and the doctor will mark the injection sites. If you are worried about any soreness or pain during your treatment, a numbing cream can be applied before the injections. Restylane is delivered with an ultra-fine syringe so that the mixture can slowly enter the skin and the doctor can carefully contour the face to meet your goals.

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We have years of combined experience implementing Restylane via injection to help our patients look and feel more youthful, but still natural.  For more information on Restylane treatments, contact our Metairie, LA office to schedule a consultation with Dr. Elliott Black or Dr. Summer Black.  In most cases, we will be able to perform the treatment on the same day.  Don't delay, and call our office today.

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