Juvederm is a hyaluronic acid-based dermal filler and wrinkle reducer approved by the FDA to fill depressions in the skin and deep creases around the nasolabial region. Because of its effectiveness and longer enduring results, Juvederm is an exciting new product for rejuvenating the appearance of the skin.
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Because of its effectiveness and longer enduring results, Juvederm is one of the most popular treatments for rejuvenating the appearance of the skin.
What is Juvederm?
Despite its reputation for beautiful results, many people still don’t know about Juvederm. Juvederm delivers quality results with hyaluronic acid, a compound that already exists within the human body. Allergy testing is not required for a Juvederm patient due to the fact that the hyaluronic acid in the injection is not synthetic but rather biosynthesized in a laboratory.
The number one advantage to using Juvederm instead of other wrinkle reducers, collagen, or even fat injections is that the results last for much longer and require less upkeep. If you’d like to find out more about Juvederm, and if it’s right for you, call any of our convenient locations to schedule your consultation!
The Best Candidates For Juvederm
Anyone who would like to reduce the appearance of deep lines, creases, and wrinkles on the face or restore the fullness of the lips, and over the age of 18, is eligible for a Juvederm treatment. Overall, prospective patients should have good health without any existing medical conditions and refrain from smoking or any tobacco use. Typically, women who are pregnant or nursing are temporarily ineligible for a Juvederm treatment.
Areas of Treatment
Turn back the clock on any visible signs of aging on the face through a quick and easy Juvederm treatment!
Juvederm targets just about any area on the face that requires restoration and rejuvenation, improving the overall appearance of the facial surface by diminishing lines and creases around the mouth, nose, and forehead. A Juvederm treatment can also accomplish facial contouring and vastly refine the appearance of scars, such as those caused by acne or chickenpox. Furthermore, Juvederm is an excellent solution for increasing the size of the lips and enhancing their overall shape.
As a cosmetic treatment, Juvederm is sure to deliver long-lasting, tasteful results that address your particular facial appearance concerns. If you are unhappy with the early signs of age on your skin, namely wrinkles and creases, then Juvederm is your go-to solution for quality results you can see far after the procedure. Juvederm might also be a wonderful option for you if you would like plumper lips.
Keep in mind that Juvederm may not deliver the same, effective results to patients with thinner or looser skin, or patients with acute scarring. However, with most prospective patients, Juvederm remains one of the best options for reversing the signs of aging. Although the results of Juvederm last well into the future, they are not permanent. Some patients are reassured by the idea that they will be able to try targeting different areas in subsequent treatments if they aren’t completely satisfied with their initial results. This reduces the stress associated with receiving an injection and changing the appearance of the face forever. For those afraid of cosmetic changes, Juvederm offers natural-looking skin rejuvenating results that can be temporary, or maintained with schedule treatments to prolong a patient’s ideal results.
Juvederm Treatment Steps
The treatment process for Juvederm is very easy and similar to other dermal fillers or wrinkle reducers. Primarily, the hyaluronic acid is injected into the problem areas of the face with wrinkles and deep lines, causing minimal discomfort for the patient. The outcome and results of a Juvederm injection are instantaneous and will last much longer than its counterparts.
If a patient desires more pronounced results, they should consider supplementing their Juvederm treatment with a Botox injection.
Compared to other dermal fillers, Juvederm causes very little discomfort, all while delivering long-term, visible results. On average, a Juvederm patient experiences a restored, youthful facial appearance for 6 to 9 months. Also, due to the fact, the hyaluronic acid in Juvederm is biocompatible with the human body, the risk of allergic reaction and negative side-effects is significantly minimized in contrast to other dermal fillers or wrinkle reducers made of synthetic substances.
Preparing For A Juvederm Treatment
Before a Juvederm treatment, Dr. Younai’s staff will advise that you refrain from taking any anti-inflammatory medication and aspirin the three days preceding your appointed procedure. For optimal treatment, patients should avoid wearing any makeup to their Juvederm appointment. If you are an individual with severe or numerous allergy restrictions you may not be eligible for a Juvederm injection even though no pre-allergy screening is required.
During your initial consultation, be sure to discuss your desired aesthetic in detail with your surgeon, as well as your medical history. This will include any existing medical conditions, current medications you are taking (including birth control and supplements), as well as any allergies.
Having this information will not only clear your eligibility but also ensure patient safety and high-quality results.
The Injection Process
Did you know that Juvederm is delivered to your surgeon’s facility packaged in a sterile, ready-to-use syringe? The hyaluronic acid in Juvederm is what creates the smooth gel consistency of the injection, making it more comfortable and effective for patients. As a result, a Juvederm injection requires thinner needles and much less pressure than comparable dermal fillers.
In order to eliminate any possibility for pain or discomfort, the Beautiful Self team will apply a topical anesthetic cream that will numb the injection sites on your face. Juvederm is then injected into the mid to deep dermis of the targeted areas. A typical treatment appointment lasts a half-hour but can be longer based on the amount of restoration a patient desires.
A Juvederm treatment is performed on an outpatient basis. You will be discharged from Dr. Younai’s office on the same day you receive an injection. Treatment is quick and you can begin the short recovery process in the comfort and privacy of your own home.
How It Works
A compound naturally manufactured by the body, hyaluronic acid is the biochemical substance responsible for preserving moisture and nutrients in skin cells, which in turn contributes to the skin’s overall suppleness and elasticity. As we age, hyaluronic acid in the skin starts to deplete and the skin begins to lose its original, youthful volume. Juvederm is a smooth gel comprised of cross-linked hyaluronic acid molecules, made to help skin that has lost its ability to produce this naturally occurring, fountain-of-youth substance. As a result, Juvederm injections combat signs of aging such as deep lines, furrows, wrinkles, and sunken or sagging skin by restoring hyaluronic acid to the dermis.
Made in various strengths and formulas, Juvederm treatments can accommodate a full spectrum of patient needs and aesthetic goals.
Juvederm does not just reduce the appearance of lines and wrinkles on an aging face. These injections are also successful in adding volume to the lips, filling in the cheeks, and even contouring the face into a round, youthful shape. Even though Juvederm is a powerful treatment for enhancing a patient’s face, those with substantial facial wrinkling or sagging skin might be better suited for facial plastic surgery, such as a facelift or a brow lift.
Recovery, Results, and Revisiting Treatment
Even though daily skincare and makeup routines can immediately resume after a Juvederm treatment, our staff recommends that you avoid touching or massaging the treated areas for up to 3 days. For the two weeks following a Juvederm treatment, patients should also avoid exposure to extreme heat, cold, or sunlight. After your injections, Dr. Younai and his staff will advise that you apply sunscreen diligently to avoid overexposure to the sun and refrain from using any facial products that contain alcohol.
Keep in mind that the hyaluronic acid in Juvederm will eventually be absorbed by the body over a time.
Compared to other dermal fillers on the market, Juvederm is absorbed by the body at a much slower rate due to its cross-linked composition and gel-like consistency. This means that Juvederm patients have the opportunity to feel the effects of a younger-looking face for much longer than if they had chosen a synthetic injectable.
Most Juvederm patients experience the benefits of replenished hyaluronic acid for 6 to 9 months and in some cases even a year.
Juvederm injections provide natural and prompt results, boosting the appearance of the face by minimizing wrinkles and adding volume to areas which are sunken or lacking fullness, such as the lips. Because Juvederm’s core substance is hyaluronic acid, which is already produced by the human body, this particular injectable remains the safest on the market, as it possesses very few risks and does not require any pre-screening for allergies. Swelling, mild soreness and redness at the injection sites are the only side effects, which are standard and diminish soon after a treatment session.
The overall price of a Juvederm procedure will also vary due to personalized treatment plans. The price of a session may change if a patient requires or desires supplementary treatments or injections.
To discuss a treatment plan tailored to you and receive a comprehensive quote, contact Dr. Younai’s staff to schedule your initial consultation.