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Understanding JUVÉDERM Treatment
JUVÉDERM treatment is not just one product, but a whole range of FDA-approved line of dermal fillers designed to combat aging signs such as wrinkles, sagging skin, thinning, and hollow areas. This comprehensive line offers fillers suitable for various aging concerns and facial regions. The fillers differ in thickness and viscosity, allowing delicate areas like the lips to be treated with specific fillers, while thicker fillers can be used for tougher spots like the cheeks.
Each filler comprises a hyaluronic acid base—a substance naturally produced by the body. When injected, hyaluronic acid enhances skin hydration, creating volume and plumpness. Additionally, the product includes a small amount of lidocaine in every injection, ensuring utmost comfort during the process. The duration of the treatment typically ranges from 15 to 60 minutes, depending on the number of areas being treated and the extent of your concerns.
Demystifying Hyaluronic Acid
When hearing the term “acid,” concerns may arise about its effects on the skin. However, hyaluronic acid is a type of sugar that the body produces naturally. It is present in various tissues, particularly in the skin and joints. In joints, hyaluronic acid provides cushioning, while in the skin, its primary role is to plump and hydrate the skin. Ample hyaluronic acid results in a healthy, radiant complexion. Unfortunately, as we age, our bodies produce less hyaluronic acid. The decline begins around the age of 25, but the visible effects often become noticeable in our 30s.
By replacing the lost hyaluronic acid with JUVÉDERM treatment products, natural plumping and rejuvenation can be achieved. The hyaluronic acid in these products functions just like the body’s own sugar, ensuring a natural outcome. Moreover, its patented cross-link technology enhances the longevity of the effects compared to other fillers. Over time, the product dissolves naturally, similar to regular hyaluronic acid. Given its natural origin, this is a safe treatment suitable for nearly everyone.
Addressing Various Concerns
Wrinkles manifest at different ages for everyone, appearing as early as the mid-20s or as late as the late 30s. Nevertheless, as the skin ages, wrinkles become more pronounced. This range of dermal fillers can smooth out these wrinkles, improving your skin’s texture along the way.
Delicate areas such as the skin around the eyes, mouth, and forehead tend to develop fine lines over time. Although thinner than wrinkles, these lines become increasingly noticeable. By plumping the skin, dermal fillers erase these lines, creating a smooth and soft appearance.
Aging reduces collagen production, leading to a breakdown of the skin’s structural framework. This is a natural process that affects everyone, but there’s no need to tolerate loose and sagging skin. Dermal fillers restore volume, resulting in a more youthful and firmer complexion.
Natural thinning of the lips occurs with age, often accompanied by lines around the mouth. JUVÉDERM fillers can restore volume, erase lip lines, and provide plumpness for a fuller, natural look.
Lack of Volume
Aging can result in a lack of volume, particularly in the cheeks and mid-face, leading to an older appearance. There are a number of products in the JUVÉDERM range designed to address volume concerns in these areas.
Duration of Results
These hyaluronic acid-based fillers are safe and effective for individuals aged 18 and above who are concerned about wrinkles, lines, skin laxity, and thinning or hollow areas. Good candidates are in overall good health, have realistic expectations, and do not have any skin infections in the treatment area. It’s essential to ensure you are not allergic to any components of the product, particularly lidocaine.
While most people seek treatment after age 35, younger individuals can also benefit from this treatment to delay signs of aging. Severe signs of aging may require alternative treatments, such as BOTOX for dynamic wrinkles. During a consultation, we will discuss all available options with you.
What Is the Difference Between JUVÉDERM and BOTOX?
These are both popular cosmetic treatments used to reduce the appearance of wrinkles and fine lines, but they are fundamentally different in terms of composition and mechanism of action.
Can JUVÉDERM Be Combined With Other Treatments?
Chemical peels can improve skin texture, tone, and pigmentation. Combining a chemical peel with JUVÉDERM can provide a more complete rejuvenation by addressing both surface imperfections and volume loss.
Laser Skin Resurfacing
Laser treatments can help improve skin texture, reduce pigmentation issues, and stimulate collagen production. When combined with a dermal filler, laser skin resurfacing can optimize the overall results by addressing both the surface and deeper layers of the skin.
Skin Tightening Treatments
Procedures like radiofrequency or ultrasound-based skin tightening can help improve skin laxity. When combined, these treatments can tighten loose skin while restoring volume, providing a more youthful and lifted appearance.
It’s important to consult with a qualified aesthetic professional to determine the best combination of treatments based on your specific goals and individual needs. When you visit us for a consultation, we will assess your concerns and recommend a personalized treatment plan to achieve optimal results.