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What is Restylane® Refyne and Defyne?

Restylane Refyne and Defyne are two hyaluronic acid-based products from the Restylane family, which are designed with XpresHAn Technology to smooth mild to deep facial wrinkles and restore subtle volume around the nose and mouth. The aesthetic outcome achieved with Restylane Refyne and Defyne can typically last up to a year before another treatment is necessary to maintain results.

To learn more about Restylane Refyne and Defyne, please explore the informative sections provided below:

What are the Benefits of Restylane® Refyne and Defyne?

For patients over the age of 21, Restylane Refyne and Defyne can accomplish natural-looking facial rejuvenation around the nose and mouth. The XpresHAn Technology incorporated in both gels provides flexibility and movement that can keep smiles and other facial expressions looking natural. Each of the products is specially formulated to treat signs of aging at varying depths of the skin. While Restylane Refyne is used to soften fine lines, mild wrinkles, and restore volume to the lips, Restylane Defyne is better suited for treatment of deeper creases and folds. Results typically last for a year. Plastic surgeon and master injector Mark Pinsky, MD can use Restylane Refyne and Defyne together in a customized treatment plan, along with non-surgical cosmetic treatments—or facial plastic surgery procedures—to create a more youthful appearance.

To find out how Restylane Refyne and Defyne injections can benefit your facial appearance, we encourage you to contact our office and schedule a consultation at Pinsky Plastic Surgery.

Which Areas are Commonly Treated with Restylane® Refyne and Defyne?

Key areas commonly treated with Restylane Refyne and Defyne can include:

  • Smile lines (nasolabial folds), which are wrinkles or creases that extend from the sides of the nose to the outside corners of the mouth.
  • Marionette lines that descend from the corners of the mouth toward the chin.
  • Wrinkles and creases around the lips.

Why Choose Dr. Pinsky and His Team for Treatment with Restylane® Refyne and Defyne?

Our surgeons and board-certified Physician Assistants are highly trained and experienced injectors who have the skills to help you look and feel your very best. After a thorough facial evaluation and a discussion of your goals, you will receive a detailed explanation of your customized injectable treatment plan. Your treatment may include Restylane Refyne and Defyne—along with other dermal fillers and wrinkle relaxers—to achieve comprehensive facial rejuvenation. Injections are performed with precision and the latest techniques to deliver subtle, high-quality results that beautifully enhance your appearance, rather than changing the way you look. Our team has a strong reputation for excellence, which is why we are one of the most highly recommended practices in the area for a wide array of cosmetic procedures and treatments.

How Does Restylane® Refyne and Defyne Work?

Restylane Refyne and Defyne are injected into the skin to provide a plumping effect that smoothes wrinkles and restores volume around the nose and mouth. Before treatment begins with these products, a topical anesthetic is applied to numb the skin for added comfort. Injections with a micro-fine needle are then applied in the regions identified for treatment. Restylane Defyne is injected to a deeper level of the skin to correct significant creases and wrinkles, while Restylane Refyne is injected more superficially to smooth fine lines and wrinkles. Both formulas contain lidocaine, a local anesthetic, which helps prevent discomfort when the gel enters the skin. Once injected, the hyaluronic acid in these gels attracts and bonds with water molecules to enhance and maintain its volume.

What Can I Expect After Treatment with Restylane® Refyne and Defyne?

Results with Restylane Refyne and Defyne can be instantaneous, though some temporary swelling, tenderness, and/or bruising may occur. There is no downtime associated with Restylane Refyne and Defyne injections, and many patients resume their usual activities immediately following their treatment session. The unique structure of the Restylane Refyne and Defyne molecules help results remain flexible and long-lasting, with most results remaining visible for up to 12 months. We are careful not to overfill the treated areas in an effort to maintain subtle, natural-looking results. If you should desire additional enhancement following your primary treatment, a touch-up session can be scheduled to further perfect your results.

How Much Does Treatment with Restylane® Refyne and Defyne Cost?

Each Restylane Refyne and Defyne treatment plan is customized based on the needs and goals of the individual, which means the cost for treatment can fluctuate from patient to patient. For those interested in finding out exactly how much their session may cost, we invite you to schedule a consultation at Pinsky Plastic Surgery. The price for treatment will be based on the quantity of the filler your practitioner determines you will need to achieve the look you desire. If you are interested in plastic surgery financing to help with the cost of your injectable treatment, we suggest you ask about loan opportunities offered through trusted third-party companies Alphaeon Credit and CareCredit®. For qualified applicants, flexible payment plans and low- to no-interest loans can make treatment more affordable.

We welcome you to contact our office to learn more.