JUVÉDERM® is a smooth product that enables your tissues to hold more water and provides a natural soft look and feels smooth as well. If you are over 18 and thinking of facial enhancement and want a smooth look and feel JUVÉDERM® may be right for you. It contains a sugar (or polymer) produced from bacteria that occurs naturally in our tissues and is produced naturally by cells specifically for the human.
Where Is JUVÉDERM® Used?
Most commonly, JUVÉDERM® is used in the creases around the lips. Non-FDA uses that are commonly sought are improving the fullness of the lips and around the eyes to reduce the wrinkles. It can also be used to shape the eyebrows and nose.
Learn About Allergan Brilliant Distinctions™ Program
Dr. Charles Perry, our extensively trained plastic surgeon, and Chrysalis Cosmetics is pleased to announce the Allergan Brilliant Distinctions™ Program! This new loyal program sponsored by Allergan enables patients to earn points with every JUVÉDERM® injection! These points can be used towards coupons on future BOTOX® or JUVÉDERM® treatments! Coupon can be used towards the purchase of Latisse® as well. Please request a membership packet at your next JUVÉDERM® treatment or contact our office for more information!
Is JUVÉDERM® Right for You?
Restylane® is ideal for those wishing to improve their facial contours, minimize creases, or augment their lips. As long as you are over 18, are of stable mental and physical health, and have a good understanding regarding the limitations of JUVÉDERM®, you are a good candidate for this treatment.
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Things to Consider Before Undergoing Injections With Fillers
JUVÉDERM® may be combined with BOTOX® Cosmetic or Sculptra® Aesthetic
By combining these two products, facial hollowness and diminished lip volume can be addressed at the same time as fine lines.
Results last up to six months
For this reason, we encourage patients to schedule follow-up appointments at the time of the initial treatment.
JUVÉDERM® is hypoallergenic
Because JUVÉDERM® does not contain animal proteins, the risk of allergic reactions is low, and no skin test is required prior to treatment as with other dermal fillers.
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How Is JUVÉDERM® Injected?
Filler injections typically are simple and quick. Usually, each session lasts 20 to 30 minutes. Our surgeon may numb the area with a local or topical anesthetic before injecting the JUVÉDERM®, which appears as a clear gel. JUVÉDERM® yields immediate results, and you will be free to resume your normal activities after treatment.
Risks of JUVÉDERM®
Complications related to JUVÉDERM® are all related to the injection of the product, rather than the product itself. Risks of JUVÉDERM® injections include:
Redness, bruising, swelling, tenderness, and moderate pain may occur after treatment. These effects will disappear within a few days.
Disappointing or unnatural result
Especially when JUVÉDERM® is used to augment the lips, the product can yield an unnatural, asymmetrical, or otherwise disappointing result.
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Complete Pre- and Post-treatment Instructions for JUVÉDERM® Patients
Dr. Perry has prepared this comprehensive list of instructions for you to follow before and after you undergo JUVÉDERM® injections at our practice. We recommend that you familiarize yourself with the instructions far in advance of your appointment and print them out to reference after undergoing JUVÉDERM® treatments.
JUVÉDERM® Instructions (printer-friendly)
Hyluronic consent form (printer-friendly)
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To learn more about JUVÉDERM®, or to schedule a consultation at our practice, please contact us today.