Tag Archives: Silk

Proper Sterile Technique is Critical for Optimal Dermal Filler Results

In surgery, sterile technique is “the law”. Any break in sterility places the patient at risk for a potentially life threatening infection. It is the duty for the surgeon(s), scrub tech, and circulating nurse to self report or call out any suspected or potential contamination risk. Immediate actions are taken to remedy the situation and …

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What Differentiates Dr. Weiner from the Majority of Other Filler and Botox/Dysport Providers

Dr. Weiner is Board Certified in Facial Plastic Surgery and is an expert on the anatomy of the face. He trained, and was a faculty member, at the number one rated Otolaryngology/Head and Neck Surgery Department in the country at The Johns Hopkins Hospital. He started injecting Botox in 1994. His initial uses for Botox …

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Commonly Asked Questions About Lip Filler Problems

My lips are swollen, lumpy, and a little uneven, when will they get better? This is the most commonly asked question on Realself.com. The lips take about 7-10 days to settle down after getting filled. Restylane Silk will swell the most of all the fillers. Juvederm, and Restylane are the most commonly used fillers and the …

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For Restylane Silk…Size Matters…Smaller is Better

Restylane has become the number one trusted dermal filler in the world.  With over 20 million treatments worldwide, and numerous publish studies, Restylane’s safety and efficacy is well established.  It is composed of hyaluronic acid (HA), a naturally occurring substance that is found in skin and joints.  It’s duration of action is about 6-12 months, …

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