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What is Lyft?

Lyft is an injectable within the Restylane family of dermal fillers. This option uses hyaluronic acid injected deep underneath the skin to create a lift in the midface and restore volume to the cheeks. It can also be used to restore volume to the hands. Hyaluronic acid is a substance found naturally in the skin that is responsible for moisture retention, among other things. When injected as a crystal-clear gel underneath the skin, it can effectively create volume to smooth wrinkles and enhance the natural contours of the face.

Your Customized Lyft Consultation

Selecting the best injectable option for your aesthetic goals requires the help of an experienced injector because there are many injectables on the market. During your consultation with our team, you should ask any questions you may have about the procedure and describe how you hope your results will look. This will allow our team to create the best treatment plan for you and determine whether you may benefit more from skin or laser treatments. 

The Procedure

Our team begins injectable treatments with a topical anesthetic that will ensure you’re comfortable during your procedure. Lyft also contains lidocaine for added comfort during the injection and placement process. Our injectors then use a very small needle to carefully place the product through a series of small, precise injections deep under the skin. Depending on your intended results, you may require more product, but our team can give you the best idea of what to expect.

Recovery and Results

As with other injectable treatments, you can return to your normal schedule immediately after your procedure. You can expect some bruising or swelling at the injection site, but these usually subside within the day. Any discomfort can be managed with an ice pack. Lyft can last for up to 12 months, after which you can return for another treatment or discuss your treatment options with our team.

Restylane Lyft FAQs

Can Restylane LYFT be dissolved?

Yes, it can be dissolved like all hyaluronic acid fillers that we use with an enzyme called hyaluronidase.

Can Restylane LYFT be used in lips?

Yes. Although not our typical first choice for lips due to its stronger gel formulation, for those patients looking for a lot of volume and projection it can be used in the lips.

How long does Restylane LYFT last?

It can last 6 months - 1 year and sometimes longer depending on the client and area of treatment.

Is Restylane LYFT permanent?

No, none of the hyaluronic acid fillers are permanent.

What happens after Restylane LYFT?

You can expect to see an immediate improvement following injections. It takes about 4 weeks for the filler to completely settle, but in the meantime, there will be an improvement in the skin’s appearance. There can also be some bruising and swelling following injections of any filler including Restylane Lyft.

Where can Restylane LYFT be used?

Lyft can be used in the midface area including cheeks to provide more structure and support and can improve the appearance of under-eye hollowness. Can also be used in nasolabial folds and even the back of the hands.


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