Get Full, Natural-Looking Lips with Cosmetic Restylane® Silk

Have you noticed the full, supple lips of your youth gradually becoming thinner and thinner as the years go on? Where once you enjoyed playing around with different lip colors and glosses, now you feel they’re more of a necessity to dress up your deflating smile?

As we age, our lips naturally thin out, lose their definition, and become a prominent place for lines and wrinkles to develop, giving away our age with every word we speak. But what can you do about thinning limps?

You’ve considered getting lip augmentation, but you just don’t want to risk looking like the person who overdid it on the filler. If only you could have your plump pout back without anyone knowing you had work done. Now you can with Restylane Silk injections from J. Ryan Rice, MD, FACS. Restylane Silk was formulated specifically with the lips in mind, and it shows. Or, rather, it doesn’t show.

Restylane®Silk Gives Lips a Subtle Plumping

Restylane Silk is the first FDA-approved filler designed for lip augmentation and the smoothing of wrinkles around the mouth in patients over 21. Using smaller, smoother hyaluronic acid particles than those used in other Restylane products, Restylane Silk offers  more precise results and a more natural appearance. That means you can get the look you desire without ever having to tell anyone how you got it.

Hyaluronic acid (HA) is a naturally occurring substance found in the skin. Used to add volume to the face, HA molecules have the unique ability to attract water, so it helps the skin retain moisture and softness for a perfectly plump smile. Dr. Rice performs the treatment in his Penn Highlands Plastic, Reconstructive and Cosmetic Surgery offices in DuBois and St. Marys. It only takes about 30 minutes. Results are immediate and last up to six months. Get younger-looking lips today!

Interested in full, smooth lips no one will know you had enhanced? See if you’re a good candidate for Restylane Silk by contacting Penn Highlands Plastic, Reconstructive and Cosmetic Surgery in DuBois today!

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*Results and patient experience may vary.

Frequently Asked Questions About Restylane® Silk

What’s involved in Restylane Silk treatment?
Dr. Rice administers Restylane Silk in his DuBois and St. Marys offices with a small injection. The treatment takes about 30 minutes.

Is Restylane Silk safe?
Yes, Restylane Silk is made with hyaluronic acid, which is biocompatible to the human body, so it is safe. Restylane Silk is the first FDA-approved product specifically designed for subtle lip augmentation and the smoothing of wrinkles around the mouth in patients over 21.

When will I see results?
The effects of Restylane Silk are immediate.

How long does Restylane Silk last?
In clinical studies, the effects of Restylane Silk lasted about 6 months. In one trial, 98 percent of patients reported a visible improvement in lip fullness 14 days after injection, and 77 percent still had improvement 6 months post-treatment.

Can I go back to work after getting Restylane Silk injections?
Yes, you can return to your regular daily activities after Restylane Silk injections, including work, as long as it is nonstrenuous. You’ll want to avoid touching your lips for about six hours after treatment.

Are there any side effects?
Side effects may include swelling, redness, pain, bruising, headache, tenderness, lump formation, and itching at the injection site. These are typically mild and last less than 14 to 18 days.