How Juvederm can Help you Look Younger
- Posted on: Feb 28 2018
Juvederm is an FDA approved filler made of hyaluronic acid, as opposed to collagen. Hyaluronic acid is a naturally occurring substance in the human body. For this reason, patients do not need to receive an allergy test before a Juvederm treatment. Let’s discuss how Juvederm can make you look younger and how it works.
One of the top benefits of Juvederm is that the results last longer than many other wrinkle reducers. With Juvederm, you will see immediate results in the form of diminished wrinkles, reduced creases, and fuller lips. As with any cosmetic treatment there are risks, but with Juvederm they are rare. Side effects include swelling at and near the injection site, sensitivity, bruising, or redness. There is no downtime required after a Juvederm treatment. In fact, many patients return to work and their normal activities the same day.
What is Juvederm made of?
As mentioned, Juvederm contains hyaluronic acid, which is a naturally occurring substance in the skin. It promotes elasticity and volume. Hyaluronic acid is integral in maintaining moisture and nutrients in the skin. Unfortunately, hyaluronic acid levels naturally decrease with age. The hyaluronic acid in Juvederm is created in a specialized production process, so it is flexible and smooth, ensuring natural-looking results.
After a Juvederm treatment, do not massage or touch the treated area for several days. You may still wear makeup, but be mindful of the pressure you apply to your face. It is recommended that you avoid excessive heat, cold, or sun exposure for the first two weeks following treatment. Remember to wear sunscreen and to avoid using products on the face that contain alcohol. Sometimes patients may schedule a follow-up treatment to fill in any wrinkles or lines, but this is often unnecessary.
Schedule a consultation
To learn more about how Juvederm can help you look younger, contact Dr. Orna Fisher. You can reach our office located in Palo Alto, California by calling 650.600.7889. We look forward to hearing from you!
Posted in: Facial Rejuvenation & Injectable