What is Restylane Refyne & Defyne?

What is Restylane Refyne & Defyne?

Restylane Refyne & Defyne are FDA-approved hyaluronic fillers used to soften laugh lines (nasolabial folds and marionette lines). It is a newer filler that was formulated for maximal movement with the surrounding skin, allowing people to maintain a natural look while making various facial expressions. Restylane Defyne is a smooth gel that is used for filling deeper wrinkles while Restylane Refyne is a lighter product used for filling shallower facial wrinkles.

 

How long does Restylane Refyne & Defyne last?

Restylane Refyne can last between 6-12 months, however the duration depends on multiple factors such as the amount of product injected, the location where it is injected, and how quickly the body absorbs the hyaluronic acid.
Restylane Defyne can last between 9-12 months. Similar to Restylane Refyne, if several syringes are used in the same area, duration of the filler could be extended slightly.

 

Where is Restylane Refyne & Defyne used?

Restylane Defyne is used for deep wrinkes to provide structure, support, and volume that have been lost over time. It is often used for deep lines around the nasolabial folds but can also be used for marionette folds, the cheeks, and jawline.
Restylane Refyne adds volume in areas that need subtle enhancement. It can be used for the tear troughs (under eye circles), forehead, brow, cheeks, smile lines, marionette lines, or lips.

 

What are some of the side effects?

Similar to other injectable fillers, some side effects can include mild swelling, bruising, and soreness in the injected areas. These can be minimized with proper injecting technique.