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California Restylane, Perlane, and Juvéderm

Hyaluronic acid fillers in Stockton and Lodi, CA

Many people are looking for a slightly fuller shape for their chin or a more sensuous form for their lips; just a touch of additional volume can make an enormous difference in your appearance. Restylane, Perlane, and Juvéderm can smooth out folds and wrinkles, enhance lips, and shape facial contours. We now have developed techniques that make the injection of fillers an almost painless experience.

More than 27 million patients all over the world have been treated with various hyaluronic acid based products over the years. Restylane is extremely safe. Hundreds of thousands of men and women in all age groups around the world have been successfully treated with Restylane since 1996. Studies show that the vast majority of them were so happy with their results they would be willing to have the treatment again.

Benefits
  • Wrinkle correction
  • Eliminate the bags on the lower eyelids
  • Correct wrinkles around lips, and also to enhance the lips
  • Restore the youthful contours and balance of the face, recreating the "glow" of youth
Alternatives

We also offer treatments using Sculptra and Radiesse.

Safety and Side Effects

Restylane, Perlane and Juvéderm contain only minimally modified hyaluronic acid, which is a natural constituent of human tissues. It is biocompatible and very safe. There are no contraindications to the use of these products and precautions are mainly those that should be observed for any filler injection.

Some injection related reactions may develop, such as transient redness, itching, swelling, pain, tenderness, or discoloration at the treatment site. Typically, resolution is spontaneous, occurring from one to two days after injections in the skin, or a week after injection in the lips.

Recovery Time

Usually there is no recovery time with the hyaluronic acid fillers. The exception is the lips, where the swelling may be noticeable for up to one week. If there is any bruising, it is usually gone within a week, but we have ways to make bruising disappear much more quickly, so you should call us if it occurs.

Questions and Answers

What do Restylane, Perlane, and Juvéderm contain?
The products are formulated with stabilized HA (Hyaluronic Acid) and a solution of physiological sodium chloride. They are colorless viscous gels, which are supplied in glass syringes. The hyaluronic acid is biosynthetically produced by bacterial fermentation.

Does it hurt?
In sensitive areas, such as the lips, we use nerve blocks to eliminate discomfort. We dilute our fillers with lidocaine and use ice to make the procedure almost painless.

Before treatment instructions:
You should tell Dr. Bock about all the medicines that you are taking. If possible, avoid aspirin, blood thinners, Vitamin E, ibuprofen and related pain medications for about 10 days before the procedure.

After treatment instructions:
If there is swelling, you can take Benadryl. If there is discomfort, you can use Advil or related products.

Who Performs the treatments?
Only Dr. Bock injects fillers.

If you are interested in Restylane, Perlane, or Juvéderm, what is the next step?
The next step is to call California Skin & Laser Center at 209-751-4292 and schedule a cosmetic consultation. At that time, Dr. Bock will advise you whether you are a candidate for this procedure, and what other possibilities exist for improving your appearance.

Why should you choose to have your filler treatments at California Skin & Laser Center?
At California Skin & Laser Center, we want you to have an excellent outcome and to feel that your needs and concerns have been promptly addressed in a caring and sensitive fashion. We strive diligently to ensure your satisfaction, your comfort, your privacy, and your safety. All treatments are supervised or performed by a board-certified dermatologist with many years of successful experience in a large variety of cosmetic procedures. Many treatment modalities are available, and we can recommend the suitable options most likely to meet your need. We are here to meet your needs and help you realize your aspirations. At our offices in Stockton and Lodi, CA, we serve communities throughout San Joaquin County and the Central Valley, including Sacramento, Tracy, Manteca, Modesto, Galt, and Valley Springs; many of our patients also travel from the San Francisco Bay Area.

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