Restylane® Lyft

Over time, the natural fat begins to deteriorate, resulting in sagging skin, more prominent wrinkles and a reduction of volume. Restylane® Lyft, formerly known as Perlane-L®, is an injectable hyaluronic acid gel used to correct volume loss and treat wrinkles in the face and hands. Through non-surgical injections, Restylane® Lyft is specifically designed to add fullness to the cheeks, midface area, and the backs of the hands which can result in a more natural-looking, youthful appearance.

How It Works

Restylane® Lyft is injected into the skin to restore volume and correct moderate to severe facial wrinkles and folds, such as the lines from your nose to the corners of your mouth (nasolabial folds, also known as smile lines). The effects of Restylane® Lyft generally last about six months and gradually disappears from the body.

What to Expect

Some people may experience the treatment as a mild discomfort. Many Restylane products contain an integrated local anesthetic, lidocaine, to provide you with a more comfortable treatment experience. You and your healthcare professional may decide whether additional pain relief is needed.

Your doctor will cleanse and prepare the area(s) to be treated. The clear gel in the Restylane family of products is injected into the treatment area(s) using an ultra-fine needle to create the desired aesthetic effect. After injection, he/she may gently massage the treated area.

A treatment with Restylane® Lyft doesn’t usually take long. A touch-up treatment is sometimes performed after the initial treatment to optimize your results. Talk to your healthcare professional to learn more about the treatment procedure.

After your initial treatment, you can refresh your look with a follow-up treatment, as determined by your healthcare professional. Additional treatments can help refresh the immediate results of your initial treatment.

Is It Safe?

Restylane® Lyft is the first and only FDA-approved filler indicated to provide lift to cheeks and add volume to correct and smooth smile lines (nasolabial folds), and to correct volume deficit in the backs of the hands in patients over the age of 21.

To ensure a safe procedure, your doctor will talk to you about your medical history to determine if you are an appropriate candidate for treatment. You should not use products within the Restylane family if:

  • You have severe allergies with a history of severe reactions (anaphylaxis)
  • You are allergic to lidocaine or to any of the gram-positive bacterial proteins used to make hyaluronic acid
  • You are prone to bleeding or have been diagnosed with a bleeding disorder

Possible Side Effects

The most commonly observed side effects are swelling, redness, pain, bruising, headache, tenderness, lump formation, itching at the injection site, and impaired hand function. These are typically mild in severity and typically resolve in less than 7 days in nasolabial folds and less than 14 days in lips. Serious but rare side effects include delayed onset infections, recurrence of herpetic eruptions, and superficial necrosis at the injection site.

One of the risks of using this product is unintentional injection into a blood vessel. The chances of this happening are very small, but if it does happen, the complications can be serious and may be permanent. These complications, which have been reported for facial injections, can include vision abnormalities, blindness, stroke, temporary scabs, or permanent scarring of the skin.

As with all skin injection procedures, there is a risk of infection.

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Weston 
2625 Executive Park Drive Suite 7
Weston, FL 33331
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Venice Health Park Suite 1295 
1295 Jacaranda Blvd.
Venice Health Park Venice, FL 34292
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Tampa Palms 
15310 Amberly Drive Suite 150
Tampa, FL 33647
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Sarasota 
2426 S. Tamiami Trail
Sarasota, FL 34239
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Pembroke Pines 
603 N. Flamingo Road Suite 350
Pembroke Pines, FL 33028
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Naples – North 
1015 Crosspointe Dr.
Naples, FL 34110
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Naples – Health Park 
11181 Health Park Blvd., Suite 2280
Naples, FL 34110
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Naples – Downtown 
261 9th St South
Naples, FL 34102
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Mercy Professional Suite 6008 
3659 South Miami Ave, Suite 6008
Miami, FL 33133
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Marco Island 
950 N. Collier Blvd. Suite 303
Marco Island, FL 34145
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Fort Myers – West 
9400 Gladiolus Drive, Suite 320
Fort Myers, FL 33908
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Fort Myers – South 
7331 Gladiolus Dr.
Fort Myers, FL 33908
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Fort Myers – Metro 105 
14131 Metropolis Avenue, Suite 105
Fort Myers, FL 33912
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Delray Beach 
15300 Jog Rd #202
Delray Beach, FL 33446
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Clearwater 
1122 Druid Rd E
Clearwater, FL 33756
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Cape Coral 
413 Del Prado Blvd S, Ste. 101
Cape Coral, FL 33990
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Bonita Springs 
25987 S. Tamiami Trail, Unit 90
Bonita Springs, FL 34134
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Bay Harbor Islands 
1111 Kane Concourse, Suite 100
Bay Harbor Islands, FL 33154
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