Are you unhappy with the appearance of your lips? Maybe you wish to increase the size of your lips for a plumper pout, or perhaps you want to eliminate the lines that have popped up around your lips. In both of these cases, Restylane® Silk can help to improve your lip appearance for a boost in confidence!

What is Restylane® Silk?

Like other areas of the face, the lips begin to show signs of aging as we get older. Restylane® Silk Is the first FDA-approved filler to specifically augment the lips and smooth lines around the lips. Patients 21 years and older can benefit from this filler to create a natural augmentation of the lips for a fuller pout that is in proportion with their other facial features.

How Does It Work?

Restylane® Silk is made up of smaller, smoother hyaluronic acid particles than those used in Restylane® to provide natural-looking results in and around the lips.

Because Restylane® Silk includes a numbing lidocaine anesthetic, treatment is comfortable for many patients. During treatment, Restylane® Silk will be injected into or around the lips using a fine needle. Treatment is quick, commonly only lasting 10-15 minutes to complete, making this option great for those on the go.

Restylane® Silk Results

After a treatment session, patients may notice swelling, redness, or numbness in or around the lips, though this should fade after a few days. Ice packs can be used to help lessen any swelling and redness.  Most patients will be able to see results 14 days after injection. Results commonly last up to six months.

Patients in the Denver or Lone Tree areas who are interested in Restylane® Silk can contact FacesFirst Cosmetic Surgery today. Please contact us at 303-744-2300 to schedule a consultation.

Restylane® Silk FAQ

How long does Restylane silk last?

The results from Restylane silk have been shown to last for an average of 6 months. However, the longevity of results varies with each patient depending on their age, genetics, and general health.

What is the difference between Restylane and Restylane silk?

Restylane and Restylane Silk are both hyaluronic acid fillers. The difference between these two fillers is their purpose. The original formula is Restylane is intended to diminish signs of aging around the mouth and eyes as well as adding volume to the midface. Restylane Silk has a formula that is designed for the lips and mouth.

Does Restylane work immediately?

As soon as the Restylane formula is injected, it starts to work. You may notice some results immediately after, but it could take up to 14 days after the treatment to see the optimal results.


Dr. Christopher Cote and Dr. Nicolette Picerno are board-certified plastic surgeons practicing in Denver and Lone Tree, Colorado. They have over 40 years of combined experience together in facial plastic surgery. Both Dr. Cote and Dr. Picerno specialize in procedures like Facelift, Browlift, Facial Rejuvenation, Nose Surgery, and many other types of cosmetic procedures at FacesFirst.

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