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Restylane Silk Gets Your Smile Noticed

Young Beautiful Woman People may look into your eyes when they shake your hand, but every time you speak or smile, they notice your mouth. Does it project youthful vitality? Or do thin lips and lines around the mouth cause you to look stern or angry even when you are not? Injections of Restylane Silk from Dr. Amanda Lloyd’s Encinitas practice, the Skin & Vein Institute, plump and define lips.

What causes thin lips?

The initial size of lips and shape of your mouth is largely determined by heredity. However, as the years go by, the lips thin and turn in towards the mouth, almost disappearing. These changes add years to the face.

Hyaluronic acid is a substance that occurs naturally in the body. It grabs and holds water, keeping lips pouty and plump. As we age, we make less hyaluronic acid and sun exposure, pollution, smoking, and drinking out of a straw further break down these vital components of the lips. Therefore, the lips thin, lose their shape, and vertical lip lines appear.

Benefits of Restylane Silk

Restylane Silk is a gel filler formulated with hyaluronic acid. Dr. Amanda Lloyd injects it into the lip area for augmentation, and to smooth wrinkles around the mouth. Restylane silk immediately treats the unwanted wrinkles around the mouth and stimulates your body to produce its own natural collagen. It was the first product approved by the FDA for this purpose. Because the particles of hyaluronic acid are very fine, this filler is ideal for smooth, natural-looking results in this delicate area.

Clinical testing shows Restylane Silk is:

  • Effective – Ninety-eight percent reported fuller lips within 14 days.
  • Long-lasting – Seventy-six percent still had improvement after six months.
  • Safe – The hyaluronic acid used in Restylane Silk mimics our natural hyaluronic acid and is not derived from animals, thus, there is minimal risk of allergic reaction. Some patients experience redness, bruising, swelling, or itching at injection sites, but it is typically mild and resolves quickly.

Dr. Amanda Lloyd is a Board-Certified Dermatologist with extensive training in cosmetic injectables and anatomy. Her artistry is trusted throughout the North County San Diego area. Call (760) 642-6674 to make an appointment to improve your pout.

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Meet Dr. Amanda Lloyd


Board-Certified Dermatologist Dr. Amanda Lloyd has expertise ranging from cosmetic to cancerous. After completing her Bachelor’s degree, Medical Degree and Dermatology residency, she established the Skin & Vein Institute in Encinitas, CA. She is an authority on cosmetic dermatology and injectables, laser therapies, venous disease treatments and skin cancer surgery with cosmetic reconstruction. Additional training with Mohs Surgery and cosmetic dermatology fellowship, many published articles and textbook chapters have enhanced her profile.

Dr. Lloyd’s well-rounded approach to skin care, health, and appearance and membership in many dermatology associations have gained her respect among peers. She regularly lectures her peers at the dermatologic national meetings.

She has earned her patients trust as a dermatology authority who wants to make them look their best so they Look Stunning, Always.

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