Juvederm the Beautifiller

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Dr. Parmjit Singh Walia

Posted By : Dr. Parmjit Singh Walia - MBBS, MD (DERMATOLOGY)

Posted On : Dec 31, 2010 (Views : 2623)

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As we age, our skin changes. Over time, the natural volume of youthful skin begins to diminish as folds form. But with Juvederm, you don’t have to just sit back and let it happen. Juvederm is a smooth consistency gel made of hyaluronic acid- a naturally occurring substance in your skin that helps to add volume and hydration to your chin, cheeks, cheekbones, folds near your nose, eye trough, pouting of lips that have become hollow or thin due to weight loss or age-related facial fat loss.

Juvederm is available as:

Juvederm Ultra:  Nasolabial Folds, Lips and tear troughs.

Juvederm Ultra Plus: Used in correcting moderate to severe folds, such as nasolabial folds, mentolabial folds, cheek augmentation, oral commisures.

Juvederm Voluma:  Facial contouring.

Juvederm is US FDA approved injectable gel that lasts upto one year at a stretch.  The drug is injected inside the skin by using a very fine needle which is minimally painful. Once the filling is done the skin is massaged side by side evenly to distribute the gel inside the facial skin. This procedure hardly takes 10-15 minutes, the results are instant and person can resume the normal activity with no down time. The skin tightens as soon as the filler is injected and this leads to disappearance of the folds and the person look younger and increases the natural glow of the person’s facial skin

Most side effects are mild or moderate in nature, and their duration is short lasting (4 days or less). The most common side effects include, temporary injections site reactions such as redness, firmness, swelling and bruising.

Juvederm treats to the specific needs of their patients and to achieve the most natural and wonderful looking results.

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