(Results vary by individual patient and results cannot be guaranteed)
If you’d like a quick improvement of superficial to severe facial wrinkles, smile lines, frown lines, or thinning, wrinkled lips, consider our Vancouver Restylane ® treatments. Our skin and laser centre offers the full range of the Restylane products, which effectively reduce the most common signs of facial aging.
For more information about HA-based filler treatments or Restylane costs, contact us for a consultation.
What is Restylane ®?
Restylane, Restylane-L (with lidocaine for increased comfort) and Restylane Fine Lines contain hyaluronic acid or HA – a water-attracting and retaining lubricant present in your body that cushions connective tissue and hydrates the skin. Restylane replaces HA lost to the effects of aging, smoothens, and restores skin’s youthful fullness.
In a randomized, double-blind, comparative study, Restylane outperformed collagen injections, requiring less injection volume and more effectively maintaining cosmetic correction than collagen injections. At 6-months post-treatment, Restylane was compared to bovine collagen by rating both products on the Wrinkle Severity Rating Scale and Global Aesthetic Improvement Scale. Restylane HA gel was scored superior ratings in 56.9% and 62% of patients, in each scale, respectively.
(Results vary by individual patient and results cannot be guaranteed)
Benefits of Restylane ®
- Quick, long-lasting improvement to common facial wrinkles and folds
- Restylane lip treatments reduce fine lip wrinkles and lines and subtly plump the lips
- A formulation of hyaluronic acid, which volumizes and moisturizes skin tissue
- Long lasting (6-9 months or more)
- No downtime required
- Outperforms collagen injections
- Non-surgical, non-invasive
Restylane has been in use since 1996 and is one of the most studied cosmetic dermal fillers on the market. The FDA concluded in its Restylane Safety Summary (PDF) that “The duration of efficacy is at least 6 months. Safety has been demonstrated by the lack of severe adverse events, the lack of related systemic adverse experiences”.
Am I a good candidate?
You are a good candidate for Restylane, Restylane-L or Restylane Fine Lines treatments if you wish to correct:
You should not have Restylane treatments if you have severe allergies with a history of anaphylaxis, history of multiple severe allergies, allergy to gram-positive bacterial proteins, or have a bleeding disorder. You should not have any injectable filler treatment if you are pregnant or may be pregnant.
Before the treatment
To minimize the risk of bruising:
- Avoid red wine for 1 day before the treatment.
- Avoid Aspirin, Motrin, Advil (ibuprofen), non-steroidal anti-inflammatories (NSAIDs) and other blood thinners for 1 day before the treatment.
- Avoid taking 1 week before the treatment: Don Quai, evening primrose oil, ginkgo leaf, ginger, garlic, ginseng, feverfew.
What happens during the treatment?
Before the treatment, you’ll have a consultation and a treatment plan will be created. A technician will take photos before the Restylane treatment begins. Photos help us track the improvement the treatment provides. Then, a numbing cream is applied, which usually takes 10-20 minutes to take effect. Before each injection, the skin will be further numbed with an ice pack. Throughout the treatment, you’ll be able to monitor the progress and decide whether to continue.
Treatment time: 15 minutes – 1 hour depending on how many areas are being treated.
After the treatment
- Avoid other facial treatments, exercise, or sleeping on the treated area for 24-48 hours.
- There may be minor bruising for 2 weeks post-treatment.
- Treated areas may be slightly swollen for 1-2 days.
Recovery time: No downtime. 1-2 weeks for minor bruising to disappear.
How many treatments will I need?
You may want to have a touch-up treatment in about 6 months.
Other treatment options
More information about Restylane ®
- Visit restylane.ca.
- Read the Restylane-L Patient Brochure (PDF).
- Read to positive outcomes of a double-blind study comparing Restylane with Zyplast bovine-sourced collagen
Read our Blogs on Dermal Fillers:
Dr. Frame, Nadine and the staff at the Clinic are wonderful! I have always been self-conscious about my chin being slightly recessed and decided to try fillers (first time). Dr. Frame and Nadine thoroughly walked me through the process and answered any questions that I had. They were extremely patient and I felt completely at ease during the process. I had Perlane injected into my chin area and the results were phenomenal! My face looked much more balanced and it was what I was looking for and more! I had a great experience and highly recommend the Clinic!
I have a face that is not shaped evenly. Dr. Frame spent many many hours
on me to get the shape even. The staff are very friendly and patient.
If you are looking to get work done rest assure this is the place where you and
trust the work done right with care and love 🙂
VERY HAPPY I CHOSE THIS CLINIC!
This was my first time seeing anyone about filler for my deep tear troughs. I was nervous about getting filler and looking “done.” The staff were very patient and entertained my plethora of questions. My consultation with Nadine was very pleasant and she gave me a rundown of what she envisioned for me, taking into consideration what I was comfortable with and my budget. I was only in for a consultation but decided to move forward with the procedure. Dr. Frame was extremely friendly and I really enjoyed his bedside manner. I struggle with acne also and both Nadine and Dr. Frame seemed keen on helping me with my skin. Dr. Frame answered all of my questions about my options and was very thorough in his inquiries about my health. I truly felt like I was in good hands. I also really appreciated that there was a second set of eyes during the entire process and that Dr. Frame took my suggestions into consideration. Lastly, and probably most importantly, I didn’t feel pressured to do more than what I was comfortable with. Nadine explained the importance of a cheek filler as a base for the tear trough filler. After seeing the finished results, I definitely see how important this was! Overall, this was a very positive first time experience with filler and I am very happy with my decision to go to Dr. Frame as my research was based purely on what was available on the internet. I would highly recommend this doctor and this clinic! I am very pleased with my results and am amazed at what a difference I am seeing! I look forward to the follow-up!
I’m very happy with the results I’ve gotten with Dr. Frame. We moved here 6 years ago from Toronto and it took some time to find the right doctor. I tried a few other well known west-side doctors with results that weren’t great. Dr. Frame listens to what I want – a natural look that’s not a face full of neuromodulators. His bedside manner is calming and informative. You just may get a few free anti-aging tips along the way – he’s just that good. Most importantly, we’ve all seen the bad work that’s out there in Vancouver and I feel for those women. Too many neuromodulators and filler. Why can’t they see what we see? Dr. Frame is an artist when it comes to ensuring a natural look. When I look in the mirror I’m thankful to have found someone as skilled as Dr. Frame.
After modelling at a conference in this field I had my follow-ups done at Anti-Aging.
The staff made me feel at ease and were very professional. Nadine assessed my face and recommended a little extra filler in some areas. It was was a painless procedure administered by Dr. Frame.
I highly recommend Dr. Frame, Nadine and their staff to anyone.
I look and feel wonderful thanks to the team at Anti-Aging.
Happily staying looking young with Dr. Frame and Nadine
I am so happy that I have found Dr. Frame and his wife Nadine. I am the type of person who has fears of looking old – who doesn’t? But now, after having put myself in Dr. Frame’s hands 3 years ago, I don’t have to worry or fear of looking old anymore. Dr. Frame and his wife Nadine can always find ways to keep me looking younger when I go and see them.
To be honest, over the past 3 years I’ve learned that I can just completely trust them and not worry. They propose treatment plans that are the most effective and economical for me and so far, each treatment has worked beautifully for me. I am not the type of person who writes reviews often online; but with Dr. Frame and Nadine, I finally decided to spend my time and write one because they truly deserve it! Each visit I came away looking better!
Some of the features on my face were fixed or improved bit by bit over the past years. Yesterday I went there for a regular filler injection, and I had a bit of extra material left over. Dr. Frame put it on my nose bridge and nose top, which dramatically made my face looking prettier ever than before! I never knew that my nose could look this straight– at no extra cost!
Dr. Frame and Nadine always try their best to work out plans that bring out the best results within my budget. And they are super devoted and honest about the work they do. I have a few doctor friends who give similar services as Dr. Frame does, but I have decided to follow Dr. Frame and Nadine because of a few reasons:
1) Dr. Frame’s state-of-the-art injection techniques.
2) Their advanced and updated knowledge about new materials, products, and techniques in the anti-aging market.
3) Their ability to make me look younger and prettier each time I walk out of their office and keeping me within my budget.
4) Their flexible, creative minds that can create some surprising results which I could never have imagined.
5) Their wonderful team in the office
6) Great decoration/slick environment in their office.
With a great satisfaction and confidence, I would say, I feel that I am in good hands and I can keep myself looking better than most women at my age for a very long time.
For those that are either new or familiar with neuromodulators and/or facial fillers, this clinic is outstanding in both service and results. I am an RN and have been in the plastic surgery and medical aesthetics industry since 1998 and it wasn’t until December 2015 at Dr. Frame's office that I finally found the best injector I have EVER had. The team is kind, informative and caring. On my first visit, I was given a full consultation and Nadine developed a care plan for me. She was very clear that it was not their intention of trying to accomplish this in one treatment session, unlike other clinics that I have encountered. She asked me what my budget was and we worked from there.
When I was ready to have my treatment I saw the assistant come in with multiple syringes all containing different amounts of Botulinum toxin.(I know this may not seem important to most people, however, it makes a difference as the needle on the syringe becomes dull very quickly after multiple injections). Most clinics don’t do this. The filler I received was outstanding, NEVER have I had such a comfortable injection process and the results were beautiful. Facial fillers require a thorough understanding of anatomy but also a creative eye, that coupled with a gentle hand is almost impossible to find but I found it with Dr. Frame. I have posted this from a nursing and consumer perspective because I know what happens in this medical aesthetic industry and how poorly many are trained. I recently moved to Vancouver I did a lot of research on many clinics prior to entering Dr. Frame's clinic and it was well worth it. If you are new to these procedures….please start here at this clinic.