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.
What Are the Different Types of Juvederm?
Juvederm Volbella XC
Some women may wish to add subtle volume to their lips, others may want to soften the appearance of the vertical lines above them. Fortunately, there’s Volbella- the first and only FDA-approved filler proven to increase lip fullness and soften the appearance of vertical lip lines for up to 1 year.
Juvederm® Ultra Plus XC
Juvederm® Ultra Plus XC is a dermal filler used to correct more severe facial wrinkles, deep nasolabial folds (the lines from your nose to the corners of your mouth) and marionette lines (the lines from the corners of your mouth down toward your jawline). Juvederm Ultra XC is a similar formula used to enhance lips.
Juvederm® Voluma XC
Juvederm® Voluma XC is a volumizing dermal ller speci cally designed to restore age-related volume loss in areas of the midface, such as the cheeks and cheekbones for up to 2 years.
Juvederm® Vollure XC
Juvederm® Vollure XC is a versatile formulation that adds subtle volume for the correction of moderate to severe facial wrinkles and folds for up to 18 months.