What are Restylane injections used for?

Dermatologists, such as Dr. Downie of image Dermatology ® P.C., work with thousands of patients who want to improve the way they look. Some of them have aging issues that they want to address. Others may be worried about the effects of aging that have shown on their face, such as the appearance and deepening of laugh lines, marionette lines, and lipstick lines. Whatever the concern, Dr. Downie is able to help. She shares with everyone that people lose a teaspoon of collagen each year from their faces from the time they turn thirty. The volume loss results in sagging and lines. With her experience in both administering and receiving injectables, dermal fillers, and other treatments, she is able to provide the knowledge and experience to assist patients in enhancing their natural beauty.


One commonly used treatment at image Dermatology ® P.C. is Restylane injections. Females and males come to Dr. Downie because she is a board certified dermatologist with an exceptional record in the field of injectables. She has been involved in the Restylane and Perlane clinical trials, has trained other professionals on the use of injectables, and has even received many of the treatments herself. She prides herself in being able to offer personal experience as well as expertise to help patients to understand the amazing benefits these injectables have to offer.

Restylane is used for a number of reasons. It is used to reduce the appearance of folds and wrinkles all over the face, and has also been FDA approved for injection into the lips. This allows patients to improve their lip line, add fullness to their lips, or achieve better proportions to the lips. Lip enhancement with Restylane injections is a much easier and more affordable way for patients to alter the appearance of their lips than surgical procedures.

Restylane is also excellent to fill hollows under the eyes and ameliorate dark circles. Patients who deal with marionette lines, laugh lines, lipstick lines, or folds in the corners of the mouth can benefit from Restylane injections. image Dermatology ® P.C., can provide these injections for adult patients.

If you are interested in learning how Restylane or other injectables can assist in the reduction of lines on the face or improvement of the lips, call Dr. Downie of image Dermatology ® P.C. today to schedule your consultation appointment and examination!

Dr. Jeanine Downie is an experienced and popular dermatologist in Montclair. She possesses extensive experience and training in all aspects of dermatology, including cosmetic dermatology and laser surgery. Dr. Downie provides modern and cutting-edge dermatology treatments to everyone in your family in a professional, competent and compassionate manner while ensuring that your individual and unique needs are met. Having received rigorous academic training, she completed her residency in Dermatology at the Mount Sinai Medical Center in New York City and also served as Chief Resident. She continues to upgrade her skills set and share her knowledge through professional affiliations and lecturing assignments on behalf of several renowned medical societies such as The Skin Cancer Foundation and The American Academy of Dermatology, among others. She also frequently interacts with the public through popular television shows such as Good Morning America, The Today Show, and The Dr. Oz Show, to name a few.

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