Address Nasolabial Folds in Albany, NY
There are several fillers in the Restylane® family, all designed to add volume into key areas of the face where wrinkles appear as collagen, hyaluronic acid, and more diminish in the skin. The line’s injectable made specifically to reduce the appearance of laugh lines is Refyne™. Albany and New York’s Williams Center offers the “next generation” hyaluronic acid-based filler, providing a popular option for patients seeking natural-looking results.
Like other fillers, Refyne™ generates temporary results, with the effects settling shortly after an injection session. Unlike many other fillers, however, Refyne™ is designed specifically to allow patients to continue to maintain their natural expressions and facial movements.
What Does Refyne™ Treat?
As noted above, the Refyne™ manufacturing process makes it ideal for addressing laugh lines. These are wrinkles that appear in the mouth and nose area, including nasolabial folds between the edges of the nose and lips, and marionette lines between the corners of the mouth and chin.
How Does Refyne™ Work?
Since the loss of vital elements in the skin can lead to the formation of wrinkles, the reintroduction of key elements can soften wrinkles’ appearance. With a formula based on hyaluronic acid, Refyne™ is a gel that adds physical volume once injected, then provides further benefits as the HA molecules bind to water molecules.
The manufacturing process used to create Refyne™ is built on XpresHAn Technology™, developed to create a gel that both added volume to soften facial lines and allowed continued freedom of expression. The goal in its development—and administration at the Williams Center—is a naturally refreshed and more youthful look.
How Is Refyne™ Administered?
Though every patient’s experience is unique, a Restylane™ treatment session will generally last no longer than half an hour, during which your provider will make strategic injections into the target areas. The sensation may be described as a pinch, but you can discuss options for dulling sensation in the site as necessary prior to your injections.
Typical side effects—such as swelling and redness—can be expected, as can their natural resolution. The results have been shown to last up to a year, though every case is unique. Patients who want to enjoy their results long-term can return for maintenance treatments as necessary.
More Options Beyond Refyne™
Other fillers in the same family include Restylane® Silk for enhancing lips and smoothing other lines around the mouth. The Williams Center also offers the Allergan-made Juvederm® and Vollure® for reducing the appearance of facial creases, Voluma® for re-contouring the apple of the cheeks, and Volbella® for lip lines and augmentation. Patients can also choose Sculptra® to stimulate collagen production while adding volume, and Radiesse®, which—like many fillers—is used for facial creases and shaping.
To reduce the appearance of dynamic wrinkles higher on the face, such as frown lines and crow’s feet, BOTOX® Cosmetic can relax specific muscles, making the lines they create less pronounced.