Is Restylane safe in pregnancy?

Patient

Q: Is it ok to have a small amount of restylane at 5 weeks pregnant?

Doctor

A:   Restylane has not been tested in pregnant or breast-feeding women so I will not be able to tell you its effects in pregnancy. You may have to consult with your health care provider for the risks, pro and cons of restylane. In my opinion it is better to avoid any procedure or drug during the first trimester.

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