JUVEDERM® Dermal Filler (an alternative to Collagen injections) is a simple non-surgical treatment that uses hyaluronic acid (HA) (a naturally-occurring sugar found in the body) to smooth and give volume to the skin.
What Conditions Do Juvederm Dermal Fillers Treat?
There are a few different types of Juvederm Dermal Fillers:
- Juvederm Ultra and Ultra Plus XC
- Juvederm Voluma – for the treatment of facial volume loss
- Juvederm Soft Lift – a combination of Juvéderm and BOTOX Cosmetic for the treatment of wrinkles and thinning facial features
- Juvederm Volbella – a filler that has been designed specifically for lips and other areas of the face with long-lasting results
How Do Juvederm Dermal Fillers Work?
Hyaluronic acid (HA) is a naturally-occurring sugar used to help maintain volume and moisture in the skin. HA acts like a sponge for the skin, absorbing small amounts of water that keep the skin healthy and full. As people age, their bodies are no longer able to produce the same levels of HA needed to maintain the appearance of youthful skin. Juvéderm Dermal Fillers replace the lost HA in the body so as to diminish the signs of aging in the skin. With increased HA, the skin begins to revitalize itself, in some cases even stimulating the growth of new collagen.
What is the Procedure of a Juvederm Treatment?
At DermMedica, the average appointment time for Juvéderm Dermal Fillers in Kelowna is 15 minutes. Patients will arrive at the office, the face or targeted skin areas will be cleaned with an antibacterial solution, and then a needle injection with the selected Juvéderm Dermal Filler will be administered to the treatment area.
Juvederm Treatments: Soft Lift | BOTOX Cosmetic & Juvederm Fillers
A Soft Lift treatment is a personalized facial rejuvenation treatment that combines the benefits of Juvederm facial filler and a wrinkle smoothing injectable to help you look your best. A Soft Lift treatment addresses multiple signs (the 3Ds of aging), including fine lines and loss of fullness, for optimal overall results without a facelift or other surgical procedure. Using the latest in volumizing technology, Juvederm VOLUMA proves that a little volume can go a long way in restoring a more youthful, natural appearance:
- Restore deep volume loss and smooth the mid-face.
- Rejuvenate sunken areas around the cheeks.
- Create volume and youthful contour in the chin.
Juvederm Filler provides terrific results when used by itself but also can be used with a wrinkle smoothing injectable (Botox Cosmetic) to provide a more balanced, refreshed look, because it treats all areas of the face.
The 3 D’s of Skin Aging
A Soft Lift treats the 3 D’s of aging which are:
- Deterioration: Superficial fine lines, wrinkles, and skin texture changes
- Descent: Droopiness / sagging skin in cheeks, lower facial areas
- Deflation: Loss of fullness or volume in mid-face area
By treating the 3 D’s of aging with a complete and holistic approach, you can achieve dramatic facial rejuvenation, without losing your own natural look. Surgical procedures can leave you looking unlike yourself, but with a properly performed soft lift, it will leave you looking refreshed in just minutes with no surgical risks.
If you’re ready to discuss what a Soft Lift can do for you, contact us to book your consultation with Dr. Crippen.
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What is the Recovery Time of a Juvederm Treatment?
Immediate – patients are able to return to their normal activities immediately. During recovery some patients may experience subtle, temporary bruising from the injection needle, or redness, firmness, tenderness or slight swelling around the treated area. These symptoms are normal and will subside shortly after the treatment.
What Are the Expected Results of Juvederm Session?
Depending on the type of filler used and the application area, results of smoother, tighter, more full skin can last anywhere for 6-9 months, up to two years. A series of injections is usually recommended for maximum results. Juvederm Filler slowly breaks down over time, so follow-up maintenance treatments are recommended before it is completely gone. Find Further Information Online at www.juvederm.ca
Quick Answers About Juvederm Treatment
How is it decided what type of Juvederm filler will be used? I'm interested in Juvederm and I've heard that a consultation is necessary to determine the type of juvederm used for the treatments. How is that decided, and what are the features of the different kinds of
During your consultation with Dr. Crippen he will go over the type of Juvederm used during the treatment. there are a few options and some fillers are better for certain areas of the face. sometimes we need to use a filler for deep volumizing and sometimes we will need a thinner filler for more superficial volume and you cannot use the same filler for both situations if you are to expect good, long-lasting filler results.
How many injections are necessary to get the best of Juvederm? I read on your website that repeated injections are recommended to get the best effect. How many does that normally mean?
There are so many different situations we use Juvederm for and the answer in each situation can be different. Generally though, the more times you have a Juvederm treatment performed in the same area, the longer lasting the results will be.
With the Juvederm lip treatments, can I pick a custom contour? I want fuller lips, but I want them to be a different contour than they are now. Can you use different amounts in different areas to give me a shape I show you (I have a picture). Is that possible with your fillers?
This is a common request that we get. The simple answer is no. This is because your lips are shaped in a very particular way by your genes and no-matter how much or where we put the filler, you will always have that general shape. Now, some people have too much filler in their lips which distorts your natural proportions but these kinds of lips look fake and unattractive. Our aim is always to give our patients natural looking lips that enhances their appearance rather than trying to change the look completely.
Recovery time for Juvederm fillers in the lips? Could I have them put in over a weekend and have them ready to show off by monday?
As with any procedure that involves injections, there is usually a day or two where there is some slight swelling. The other issue that commonly occurs with filler injections for the lips (Juvederm, Restylane etc) is bruising as a result of the vascularity of the area. For most patients, everything is back to normal in a couple days if not less.
How do Juvederm fillers feel under the skin? It is painful or more like a pressure? Can I feel it at all?
Juvederm is a dermal filler to be used for adding volume to the skin in areas that require it. Immediately following treatment you can definitely feel the filler under the skin in any area it has been deposited. The feel of the filler in the skin diminishes over the next few weeks to the point where it is much less noticeable or not noticeable at all. It’s important to note that if your treatment is performed correctly and suited to you, then no-one but you should notice the filler under the skin. In the right amounts, and in the right locations, Juvederm dermal fillers can be an excellent tool to regain some much needed lost volume in the facial area.