Restylane

Product Details

FDA Approval Date

December 2003

Approved Use

Treatment of mild to moderate facial creases; lip augmentation (October 2011)

Off Label Use

Smoothing facial creases of the forehead and brow, plumping the eyebrows or temporal region, smoothing under eye hollows, enchancing volume and defining contours of the cheeks, chin and jawline, softening the appearance of scars and other depressed defects, softening the appearance of bony hands

Duration

6 months or more, 18 months or more upon reinjection

Side Effects

Bruising, swelling, redness

Adverse Outcomes

May be visible or felt if injected superficially. In very rare cases may develop nodules (small bumps beneath the skin).

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