Juvederm Los Angeles
Juvederm is a type of dermal filler and is designed to fill wrinkles in the face, specifically in the cheeks and nasolabial folds. It is made from Hyaluronic acid, which is a naturally occurring substance in the body. Juvederm is injected through a series of small injections and is sculpted and molded to create the desired effect. By adding volume to the skin, it fills small wrinkles and folds and gives a youthful, refreshed appearance!
Frequently asked questions about Juvederm
What is the Juvederm Collection?
The Juvederm collection are injectable dermal fillers that can fill wrinkles in the face, including the cheeks and nasolabial folds. These products are made from HA (Hyaluronic acid) which the body produces on its own as a component of the structural matrix supporting skin. The collection includes a variety of HA based products with individual product variations to best suite different areas of injection for the best cosmetic outcomes. The Juvederm collection of injectables can cosmetically treat the lips, mouth, cheeks and other areas.
Who is a good candidate?
Patients interested in filling wrinkles or folds and adding volume to areas of the face or lips without resorting to surgery are good candidates for this treatment.
What can the Juvederm family of injectables help with?
The Juvederm collection also includes Juvederm Ultra Plus XC, Volbella, Voluma and Vollure products that can help treat the cheeks and chin, fill lines and wrinkles, and add volume to the lips. The XC refers to a higher level of cross linking that helps the results of the procedure last longer. This can help improve:
- Lines and wrinkles below the mouth
- Lip volume with lip augmentation
- Hollowing of the cheeks caused by aging
- Smile lines at the corners of the mouth
How Long Do the Results Last?
Juvederm usually lasts for 6-9 months, while Juvederm Ultra Plus XC lasts longer, around 9-12 months. The difference between these two products is that there is more cross linking between Hyaluronic acid molecules in the Ultra Plus XC, which makes it last longer.
Can I Combine Juvederm With Other Treatments?
Yes! Juvederm is often combined with Botox, laser treatments, and other skin rejuvenating procedures.
How Long Does The Treatment Take?
The procedure takes about 45 minutes to perform at our office. It's important that a highly trained and experienced injector perform this treatment. It's possible for there to be pain and tenderness at the injection site.