JUVÉDERM® is a collection of injectable hyaluronic acid fillers that add volume and helps to increase skin hydration. Since hyaluronic acid occurs naturally in the human body, it is ideal for use as a dermal filler. The smooth consistent gel is injected into to targeted areas to reverse the signs of aging by erasing (or minimizing) unwanted lines and wrinkles.
Aging, environmental pollutants and exposure to the sun’s damaging rays can causes your skin cells to gradually lose hyaluronic acid. As this substance dissipates, the dermis becomes dehydrated and the elastin and collagen fibers lose their integrity. In time, areas of your face can develop deep wrinkles as the skin becomes drier and thinner. JUVÉDERM® is a biodegradable gel that replaces the hyaluronic acid that has been lost over time. As it integrates between the collagen and elastin, it not only restores volume but also improves the hydration of facial skin.
There are three types of JUVÉDERM®
A small particle filler best suited for lip enhancement and correction of fine lines and wrinkles including the parentheses lines, vertical lip lines, lip corners, and marionette lines
Juvederm Ultra Plus®
Mid-size particle filler indicated for correction of lines and wrinkles including the parentheses lines, vertical lip lines, lip corners, and marionette lines.
Larger particle hyaluronic acid filler indicated for correction of flat sagging cheeks due to loss of fullness (age-related midface volume loss). It is designed to gently lift and contour the cheek. This last up to two years
After using a numbing cream to minimize any discomfort, JUVÉDERM® is injected directly into the facial skin in small amounts using an ultrafine needle. The length of a treatment session varies based on how many areas are targeted for correction and how many applications are required to achieve the desired results.
A JUVÉDERM® procedure is simple and convenient, and results are practically instantaneous. Since no recovery time is required, you will be able to return to your daily activities immediately. Some clients may experience tenderness, temporary redness, or minimal swelling at the injection areas which typically disappears within 24 hours. A distinct advantage of choosing JUVÉDERM® is its smooth, pliant texture that contributes to its soft, natural-looking results.
JUVÉDERM® has been shown to be a long-lasting wrinkle correction option. In fact, JUVÉDERM® is the first hyaluronic acid dermal filler approved by the Federal Drug Administration to last up to one year from your initial treatment. Based on your skin type and unique problems with facial aging, maintenance treatments may be needed to ensure optimal results over time.
If you think it’s time for a JUVÉDERM® treatment, call our office or click the BOOK ONLINE button to schedule a cosmetic consult with Dr. Mosel.
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