The filler is a facial Juvéderm injection is used by cosmetic surgeons to smooth the folds and wrinkles on the lower faces of the patients. The substance is hyaluronic acid, a substance normally found in skin, muscles and tendons of humans.
It was approved in June 2006 by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, its main use is removing nasolabial folds, or “frown lines”, skin folds ranging from the corners of the nose to the corners of the mouth.
Also used as a lip augmentation agent, and to fill in holes and scars on the face.
However, all products of hyaluronic acid facial fillers are eventually absorbed by the body, usually within six to nine months, causing the patient to undergo repeat injections to maintain the younger look.
What is Juvederm?
Juvederm is a dermal filler used to correct facial folds and wrinkles, restoring volume to the skin in areas such as expression lines (smile) or frown lines. By adding a dermal filler, you can reverse the loss of volume due to aging skin, sun exposure and other elements. Furthermore, Juvederm can be used to treat lip lines moderate to severe.
What is done Juvederm?
Juvederm is composed of hyaluronic acid, a substance naturally present in the skin. Since hyaluronic acid retains almost 1000 times its weight in water, provides hydration to volume and skin. Juvederm is a smooth gel filler with hyaluronic acid that the doctor can use to treat wrinkles and skin folds. HYLACROSST Juvederms technology creates crosslinks that provide a correction that lasts up to 6 months or more.
Is it safe to use Juvederm?
Juvederm has been safely used by dermatologists and plastic surgeons worldwide since 1996. It is not required to perform any allergy test before treatment with Juvederm.
What areas of the face can be treated?
Juvederm can be used to correct a variety of wrinkles, laugh lines and creases. It can also be used to correct vertical lip lines. The doctor can give, during the consultation, more specific directions as to which parts of your face can get a better benefit of treatment with Juvederm.
How long are the treatments?
Juvederm is stabilized carefully to maximize the life of your cosmetic effect, and studies have shown that the results of Juvederm usually last about six months. Most patients with Juvederm treatment program between 2 and 3 times a year.
Do I have to do something special before treatment?
During the 10 to 14 days of treatment, patients should avoid taking aspirin, ibuprofen, nonsteroidal medications, anti-inflammatory or other supplements that increase bleeding tendency or amoratamientos.
Is the injection painful?
The doctor uses a local anesthetic and / or topic to minimize any discomfort during treatment. Many patients say they are surprised at how easy and simple the treatment process.