Youthful, healthy individuals naturally have fat stores under the skin which keep it looking plump and fresh. As we age, these natural stores of fat begin to break down, resulting in more noticeable wrinkles, sagging skin, and a reduction of youthful volume. Restylane® Lyft is an injectable dermal filler used to correct volume loss and diminish wrinkles in the face and hands for a more youthful look.

What is Restylane® Lyft?

Restylane® Lyft is a hyaluronic acid dermal filler used for adding lift to the cheeks, smoothing smile lines, and adding volume to the backs of the hands. It works by creating a plumping effect beneath the skin, adding youthful volume and smoothing out lines and wrinkles.

Overall, Restylane® Lyft can be used to improve the look of:

  • Hollow cheeks
  • Lines and wrinkles on the forehead
  • Smile lines and laugh lines
  • Crow’s feet
  • Loss of volume in the backs of the hands

Who is a Candidate for Restylane® Lyft?

Individuals 21 years and older who wish to soften to the appearance of facial lines and wrinkles, restore facial volume loss or rejuvenate the appearance of the back of their hands are often good candidates for Restylane® Lyft. Do not receive this treatment if you have a history of severe allergies, have a bleeding disorder, or are pregnant or breastfeeding. To determine if this treatment is right for you, contact our office today to schedule a consultation!

What to Expect During Your Restylane® Lyft Treatment?

The Restylane® Lyft treatment process is fairly straightforward. Your injector will begin with cleaning the targeted areas and applying a numbing cream to make sure you are comfortable. Then, a small syringe will be used to inject the Restylane® Lyft. Overall, a treatment session can take anywhere from 30-90 minutes to complete, depending on the size of the treatment area.

Restylane® Lyft Results

The effects of Restylane® Lyft can be seen shortly after treatment and will continue to improve over the next 1-2 weeks. Results can last for 12-18 months in the face and up to 6 months in the hands. As with other filler treatments, Restylane® Lyft is associated with side effects such as swelling, pain, redness, bruising, and itching at the injection sites. These effects are usually mild and resolve with time. There is no downtime needed following treatment, so you can feel free to return to your regular activities. We do advise that you avoid extensive exercise and direct sun exposure for the next 24 hours to ensure the best outcomes.

Frequently Asked Questions

Can Restylane LYFT be dissolved?

Yes, Restylane LYFT can be dissolved with an enzyme injection.

Does Restylane LYFT build collagen?

Hyaluronic acid is the main ingredient in Restylane LYFT that stimulates the production of collagen and keeps skin moisturized.

How long does Restylane LYFT take to work?

For most people, it takes about 4 weeks for the results of Restylane Lyft to take effect.

Is Restylane LYFT permanent?

No, the results of Restylane Lyft are not permanent. Most people can enjoy their results for at least 6 months.

Where can Restylane LYFT be used?

No, the results of Restylane Lyft are not permanent. Most people can enjoy their results for at least 6 months.

How much does Restylane LYFT cost?

To learn more regarding the cost of Restylane Lyft, please contact our office today.

How long does Restylane LYFT last?

Restylane Lyft results last an average of 6-12 months.

What is Restylane LYFT used for?

Lyft is one of the best fillers available for augmenting the cheeks and enhancing the contours of the face. It can also be used to address smile lines or restore volume to the backs of the hands.

Can Restylane LYFT be used in lips?

Restylane Lyft can be used in the lips depending on your cosmetic goals. There are a variety of filler products available for lip enhancement and our team can help you select the right one during a consultation.

Is Restylane-L the same as Restylane LYFT?

No. While they both contain hyaluronic acid and both contain lidocaine, Restylane-L has smaller hyaluronic acid particles and is overall a thinner and smoother formula than Restylane Lyft.

Ready to Schedule?

If you are looking to achieve a rejuvenated facial appearance or restore lost volume in the back of your hands, Restylane® Lyft may be a good treatment match for you. Contact Elite Aesthetics and Wellness today to schedule your initial consultation appointment to get started!

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D’Andra Lee is a board-certified family nurse practitioner recognized by the American Association of Nurse Practitioners. She holds dual Bachelor’s Degrees in Health Science and Nursing from California State University, Fullerton, and California Baptist University, respectively, where she also earned her Master’s in Nursing.
With a background as a neuro-trauma registered nurse at a level 1 trauma center, D’Andra emphasizes the importance of self-care for overall well-being. Her passion for skincare and aesthetics is rooted in a commitment to preventative care and maintaining a natural, youthful look. Passionate about empowering her patients, D’Andra specializes in delivering facial aesthetics that enhance beauty and boost confidence.

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