Juvederm smoothes facial wrinkles and gives your skin a firmer appearance by plumping up areas such as lips, acne scars, and smile lines. The filler is made of a smooth gel containing non-animal hyaluronic acid, a substance naturally found in your skin. The injection process takes only a few minutes and results are immediate. With minimal downtime, Juvederm is a safe and convenient solution to plump up creased skin and smooth out wrinkles.
Juvederm Ultra/Ultra Plus injectable gel is a colorless Juvederm gel that is injected into facial tissue to smooth wrinkles and folds, especially around the nose and mouth. Juvederm is a naturally occurring sugar found in the human body. The role of Juvederm in the skin is to deliver nutrients, hydrate the skin by holding in water and to act as the cushioning agent.
Dr. Patterson will spend time with you to truly understand your goals and help you determine which filler may be best for you based on your individual needs.
The injection will utilize a stabilized Hyaluronic Acid filler used to smooth moderate to severe facial wrinkles and folds around the nose and mouth or shape facial contours. Juvederm has been FDA approved for the cosmetic treatment of moderate to severe facial wrinkles and soft tissue depressions.
The procedure takes approximately 30 minutes and is done in the office.
You may experience minimal redness and/or swelling at the injection site that resolves within hours. You may return to work the same day. Results will appear immediately after the treatment.
Exercise After Procedure
Unrestricted activities may be resumed the following day.
Still have some questions, or want to find out more? The next step is easy: Consultation with Dr. Patterson. Our staff will be happy to discuss facial fillers with you further. At Patterson Plastic Surgery, we want to be your partner in achieving the appearance you’ve always wanted!