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Restylane® Silk in San Francisco, CA

Board-certified plastic surgeon Dr. Robert Aycock is proud to offer the newly FDA-approved Restylane® Silk to patients in San Francisco who want to enhance the look of their lips by making them fuller and diminishing fine lines around the mouth.

What is Restylane® Silk?

Restylane® Silk is the first and only injectable gel that is FDA-approved to treat and correct the fine lines and wrinkles around the mouth.  Made with hyaluronic acid, a naturally occurring substance found in the body to maintain moisture in the skin, Restylane® Silk  is designed to enhance the lips by diminishing fine lines and wrinkles around the mouth as well as naturally and subtly plump the lips.

Benefits of Restylane® Silk*

As the only FDA-approved injectable filler specifically for the lip area, Restylane® Silk offers the following benefits:

  • Minimal risk of an allergic reaction since the product is not animal-based.
  • Natural and long-lasting results.
  • Little to no discomfort with injections.
  • Little to no downtime following injections.
  • Renewed sense of self-confidence and youthful appearance.

How is Restylane® Silk Administered?

Restylane® Silk is simply injected into the areas to be treated to smooth out wrinkles and lines around the mouth.  Restylane® Silk contains lidocaine to help alleviate any discomfort or stinging. The entire appointment typically takes about 30 minutes.  Depending on the degree of the of issues, only one treatment may be necessary.

Preparing for Restylane® Silk Injections

Prior to receiving Restylane® Silk injections, you may be asked to undergo an overall medical evaluation and general bloodwork to make sure there are no underlying issues that may affect the treatment.   You may also be asked to stop taking or alter the dosage of medications and supplements you take on a daily basis.  Additionally, the injections are typically more effective with those who quit smoking.

Recovery from Restylane® Silk Injections*

There is typically no recovery from receiving Restylane® Silk injections making it easy to return to your normal daily activities following the treatments.  Some patients have had minor side effects including inflammation of the lips, the appearance of bruises, and some discomfort all of which are resolved within a few hours or a day.  Within two weeks after treatment, the full effects of Restylane® Silk are noticeable leaving patients with fuller lips, smoother skin and a better smile that last for about six months to a year.

What is the Cost of Restylane® Silk?

The cost of Restylane® Silk is different for every patient depending on the extent of the area to be treated and the number of injections necessary to achieve the desired look.  During your consultation, with Dr. Aycock, we will go over the costs and our payment options that include MasterCard®, Visa® and Discover® as well as financing through CareCredit®.

Is Restylane® Silk Right for Me?*

If you are bothered by noticeable lines around your lips or want to enhance the volume of your lips subtly, Restylane® Silk may be the best option for you.

Why Choose Dr. Aycock?

Dr. Aycock is a board-certified surgeon who has been successfully performing cosmetic surgery procedures and treatments for over 25 years.  As a very well-respected and trusted surgeon in the Bay Area, he is very skilled in all areas of cosmetic procedures and takes great care in ensuring that you are comfortable and confident with your desired treatment.

What to Expect During Your Restylane® Silk Consultation

During your Restylane® Silk consultation, Dr. Aycock will talk with you about your facial issues and what you want out of cosmetic treatments.  He will also evaluate your face and determine if Restylane® Silk or cosmetic filler is the best option to achieve the desired look.  Finally, he will take the time to answer any questions and address any concerns you may have.

Additional Injectable Fillers

Dr. Aycock is proud to offer Restylane® Silk, the only FDA-approved injectable filler used specifically to make your lips fuller and decrease lines around your mouth. Contact our office today to schedule a consultation with Dr. Aycock for this or another cosmetic treatment.

*The content of this website is intended to be general information. It is provided only as a service. It is not medical advice and not intended to be taken as medical advice. The content of this site should not be used to diagnose or treat a medical or health condition and is in no way meant to be a substitute for or delay the seeking of appropriate or professional medical care. Individual results may vary.