Juvederm is a family of injectable hyaluronic acid dermal fillers used to provide 9 months to one year of correction for moderate to severe facial wrinkles and folds, such as nasolabial folds (lines from the nose to the corners of the mouth). Only certain Juvederm products however are best used for use in lip augmentation, while others are essential for cheeks.
Juvederm products are developed using the Hylacross technology to allow a smoother, malleable gel. Hyaluronic acid is a naturally occurring sugar found in the body. Hyaluronic acid works by holding in water at the injection site and acting as a cushioning agent. It adds temporary volume and a smoother appearance to skin. Most patients need one treatment to achieve optimal results.
Injecting the product requires about fifteen to sixty minutes for the entire treatment, and it’s among the most common noninvasive cosmetic surgeries performed in the United States. It was approved for public use by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) back in 2006, and in 2016 alone more than 2.4 million procedures were performed by medical doctors.
As our bodies age, we produce less hyaluronic acid and collagen than we did when we were younger. This is what causes your facial skin to start becoming wrinkly, and along with that the facial skin appears droopy and saggy. These anti-aging and preventive medicine treatments will help combat the appearance of aging skin.
Are you wondering if this treatment is right for you and your cosmetic goals? Contact us today and schedule your consultation with our anti-aging professional Dr. Emeka Okwuje so he can learn about your expectations and create treatment plan for you.
Lines and Wrinkles
Over time, your skin loses elasticity and moisture, which contributes to moderate to severe parentheses lines and wrinkles around the nose and mouth. JUVÉDERM® XC instantly smooths these lines and folds, to help give you the natural-looking, long-lasting results you want for up to 1 year. JUVÉDERM VOLLURE™ XC is another option for these areas that softens moderate to severe parentheses lines and wrinkles by adding volume to the lines and wrinkles around your nose and mouth to produce subtle and long-lasting results for up to 18 months.
Wrinkles and lines aren’t the only signs of aging. Over time, the cheeks flatten, and the skin may begin to sag. This is caused by a natural loss of volume in the cheek area, or what the experts call age-related midface volume loss. JUVÉDERM VOLUMA® XC is designed to add volume beneath the skin’s surface to lift and contour the cheek area to help create a more youthful appearance.
As you age, you start to lose Hyaluronic Acid (HA), a naturally occurring, hydrating substance found in your skin, which causes the skin to lose structure and volume. JUVEDERM VOLUMA™ XC is the first and only HA filler that is FDA-approved to add volume and a nice, subtle lift to the cheek area.
Whether you’ve noticed your lips thinning over time, or simply want fuller lips, JUVÉDERM® Ultra XC can give you natural-looking results that last. For more subtle volume in the lips and to correct fine lines around the mouth, JUVEDERM VOLBELLA XC can be used.
JUVEDERM XC Treated parenthesis, marionette and corner lines.
JUVEDERM VOLLURE XC Treated parenthesis, marionette and corner lines.
JUVEDERM VOLUMA XC Treated cheek area.
JUVEDERM ULTRA XC Treated lips.
JUVEDERM VOLBELLA XC Treated corner lines, vertical lip lines and lips.
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