What is Juvederm?
Juvederm is an FDA approved dermal filler uniquely formulated to
temporarily decrease the evidence of smile lines, vertical lines and
marionette lines on the face. The filler is composed of hyaluronic acid
that has been chemically bonded using Hylacross™
Juvederm treatments are only available through healthcare
professionals who are trained and experienced in dermal filler
injections. The treatments are given in an office setting, where a
healthcare professional guides a very fine needle below the epidermis
and into the connective tissues within the dermal area of the face where
deep lines and folds develop. There, the gel works like a sponge within
the skin, where it also absorbs water, giving you a more youthful
Juvederm contains a pain-numbing lidocaine anesthetic, which keeps
patient discomfort at a minimum. In most cases, Juvederm treatments are
performed in just minutes and require little or no down time. Cosmetic
results are instantaneous, and the younger appearance achieved in a
single Juvederm treatment can last up to one year, after which time the
body safely absorbs the biocompatible gel.
Is Juvederm Right for You?
All Juvederm injections are non-surgical and tailored to each
patient’s needs and desired results. Even if you are a person of color,
the FDA considers Juvederm to be the first safe and effective way of
improving the cosmetic appearance of smile lines without increasing the
risk of hyper-pigmentation or hypertrophic scarring.
Juvederm is the number one dermal filler in the United States today,
but only a healthcare professional experienced in dermal fillers can
determine whether Juvederm is right for you. Individual Juvederm results
will vary from patient to patient, so a one-on-one consultation can give
you a better understanding of the type of results you can expect
following a treatment.
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with our surgeon to determine whether you are a good candidate for this
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