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Restylane Natural Looking Facial Filler In Santa Monica, CA


What are the Benefits of Restylane?

Combat the signs of facial aging to uncover a younger-looking you with Restylane. Dermatology Insitute and Skin Care Center is proud to offer multiple Restylane products to help you achieve your desired look. From lip enhancement to reducing the signs of severe facial wrinkles and folds, our expert staff in Santa Monica will help you look and feel your best.

Types of Restylane:


Restylane Silk is the latest hyaluronic acid dermal filler that recently gained FDA approval! Specially designed to erase the telltale signs of aging and skin damage that occurs in the lips and around the mouth, this wrinkle treatment is a clear gel that includes 0.3% lidocaine, which is commonly used as an anesthetic. Now, patients in Santa Monica can restore volume and shape to their lips and erase fine lines around their mouths with this brand new, virtually painless treatment!

Schedule a consultation with Dermatology Institute and Skin Care Center so we can assist you in achieving your skin goals.



Restylane Lyft is the first and only dermal filler to be FDA approved for both mid-face volume loss and nasolabial folds.


Restylane Refyne, along with Restylane Defyne (described separately), are the two newest additions to the Restylane line of dermal fillers. The original Restylane was the first dermal filler approved by the FDA in 2006. Refyne was approved by the FDA in December 2016. Refyne is used to correct marionette lines that drop downward from the corners of the mouth and nasolabial folds that run from the nose down to the mouth. Refyne is specifically formulated to treat mild to moderate lines and wrinkles.


Galderma, the maker of Restylane, has cross-linked the gel in Refyne and Defyne. The purpose of this is to ensure that the filler doesn’t interfere with natural expressions. This means that despite the volume the fillers return to the areas around the mouth and nose, the cross-linking allows the patient to still smile, frown, and otherwise move their mouth naturally.


If your lines and creases around your nose and mouth aren’t overly deep, Refyne is a good option for adding volume. Thanks to the product characteristics, patients won’t find their natural expressions are unnaturally hindered. Refyne lasts for up to one year. As with all fillers, your results are immediate, and there is no recovery time. Patients should avoid rubbing the injection sites for 24 hours.


Restylane Defyne was the other new Restylane filler approved by the FDA in December 2016. Defyne was also created to correct marionette lines, parentheses lines, and nasolabial folds. However, Defyne is intended for moderate to severe creases and lines, where more volume is necessary.

The gel in Defyne is also cross-linked, so the filler doesn’t block the formation of your natural expressions in the mouth area. Despite Defyne returning significant volume to deep creases in the area, you’ll still be able to smile, frown, and move your mouth normally.



Am I a candidate for facial fillers?

Patients who want to add lift and volume to their cheeks or smooth their nasolabial folds may be good candidates for Restylane Lyft.

How long do the results last?

Restylane Lyft is one of the longest lasting hyaluronic acid gel fillers on the market, with patients in clinical trials reporting results that lasted for up to a full year. Lyft can also be combined with other fillers and neuromodulators, such as Botox, in a procedure known colloquially as a “liquid facelift.” A liquid facelift can provide a full face rejuvenation, taking years off the appearance in a completely non-invasive manner.

What is recovery like from facial fillers?

Many people nowadays don’t have the time to spare for the lengthy operation time and weeks of recovery time needed for a surgical facelift and prefer to have a more subtle, non-invasive liquid facelift that requires little to no recovery time and can often be completed in an hour or less. To learn more about Restylane Lyft or the Liquid Facelift schedule a consultation today.

When will I see results?

If you have deep creases around your nose and mouth, Restylane Defyne is a good option. It adds extra volume to fill these deeper signs of aging. Defyne adds volume for up to one year. As with all Restylane® fillers, your results are immediate, and there is no recovery time. Patients should avoid rubbing the injection sites for 24 hours.

Contact our Santa Monica office today to schedule your Restylane appointment!

Dermatology Institute & Skin Care Center
2001 Santa Monica Blvd, Suite 1160W
Santa Monica, CA 90404
Phone: 310-626-1466
Fax: 310-829-4150
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