is a smooth-consistency gel made of hyaluronic acid—a naturally occurring
substance in your skin. Hyaluronic acid plays a vital role in hydrating your
skin and producing volume. Juvederm is
injected under the skin to instantly restore your skin's volume and smooth away
facial wrinkles and folds. Since hyaluronic acid is a natural substance in
your body, no allergy tests are needed prior to receiving an injection of
Juvederm. Hyaluronic acid dermal fillers like Juvederm injectable gel offer a
safe and effective non-surgical option for smoothing facial wrinkles and folds.
requires minimal recovery or downtime. In addition, Juvederm is the first
FDA-approved hyaluronic acid dermal filler proven safe and effective for
persons of color.
is available in two formulations – Juvederm Ultra for versatility in contouring
and volumizing facial wrinkles and folds, and Juvederm Ultra Plus, a more
robust formulation for volumizing and correcting deeper folds and wrinkles. The
versatility of Juvederm allows your doctor to tailor treatment to your unique
How and where can Juvederm® be injected?
is an in-office procedure that can take just minutes to erase years off your
face. Juvederm is injected under the skin to restore volume to facial
folds and wrinkles, like your “smile lines” or nasolabial folds—the creases
that run from the bottom of your nose to the corners of your mouth. Juvederm is
extremely versatile and can be used to plump up lips, add volume to your
cheeks, and improve the tear troughs around your eyes.
Is a Juvederm® injection painful?
surgeon may apply a topical numbing cream prior to injection to decrease the
sting of needle entry into the skin. A nerve block may also be performed
if significant lip augmentation is performed. Many patients are very
comfortable with the procedure and forgo numbing altogether. Each
patient's pain tolerance is different, so be sure to discuss this with your doctor
now comes in a new formulation that contains lidocaine (a local anesthetic).
This product is called Juvederm XC. This new formulation has reduced the pain
associated with injection, in some cases even allowing lip augmentation without
the usual dental block.
What are the possible side-effects of injection with Juvederm?
side-effects include bruising and swelling that is only temporary. Pain at the
site of injection can occur occasionally and is also temporary.
information visit the official Juvederm website here.