Everyone’s skin ages differently and each patient has different needs. Juvederm XC, Juvederm Voluma XC, and Juvederm Volbella may be used to rejuvenate multiple problem areas or simply to enhance natural beauty. From adding volume and shape to the lips and cheeks to smoothing away unwanted wrinkles, lip lines, and creases, Juvederm’s patented formulations offer myriad solutions to Louisiana residents.
Juvederm is composed of hyaluronic acid – a naturally occurring substance in the body that is responsible for keeping the skin plump and moist. The most common side effect with Juvederm is bruising at the injection sites, which can be minimized by avoiding certain medications and vitamin supplements. During your consultation, you will receive a complete list of what to avoid to minimize the risk of bruising Juvederm treatment results typically last between six months and two years, depending on the specific type of treatment.
If you are interested in learning more about Juvederm as an effective cheek filler or facial volume treatment, contact Dr. Patricia K. Farris and Dr. Mamina Turegano at Old Metairie Dermatology. Call 504.836.2050 to schedule an appointment to see what our Juvederm treatments can do for you.
Juvederm XC is one of many hyaluronic acid fillers that can be used as a treatment for wrinkles as well as for lip augmentation. When injected as a filler, the hyaluronic acid in Juvederm XC binds with water molecules in the skin to fill out the targeted wrinkle or crease. The formulation also contains the numbing agent lidocaine to provide additional comfort during facial filler treatment.
Juvederm XC is FDA-approved to instantly smooth moderate to severe wrinkles and folds, including smile lines, nasolabial folds and marionette lines. It can also be used to restore age-related volume depletion in the lips, make lips fuller and shapelier, and treat vertical lip lines. The results from Juvederm XC can last up to one year in most patients. Studies have shown that patients typically need only half the initial treatment amount of Juvederm XC during their yearly follow-up treatments, with results typically lasting between six months and one year.
Juvederm XC is manufactured using HYLACROSS™ technology, creating a smooth-consistency gel with cross-linked particles that helps create natural-looking, long-lasting results. The formulation is infused with lidocaine to improve comfort during treatment. With Juvederm XC, you get the smooth results you expect, with the improved comfort you want. Everyone will notice, but no one will know. Learn more about hyaluronic acid at WebMD.com.
Juvederm Voluma XC is the first dermal filler FDA approved for enhancing or restoring volume to the mid-face and cheeks. Using a patented VYCROSS technology that has been customized for lift and duration, this unique hyaluronic acid filler restores a more youthful contour to the face that lasts up to two years. The efficiency of its highly cross-linked molecules results in a smooth formulation that creates greater volume and longer lasting results than other HA fillers. Juvederm Voluma XC is also infused with lidocaine, a numbing agent, to increase comfort during the facial filler and cheek plumping treatment.
Juvederm Voluma XC is injected deep into the layers of the skin where it is used to give the mid-face a more youthful contour. Recent research has shown that its hyaluronic acid helps to stimulate the production of more collagen. Thus, Juvederm Voluma XC rejuvenates not only the skin’s appearance but its function as well. The incredible results from Juvederm Voluma XC have made it a hit with the Hollywood crowd and with A-listers everywhere. Results typically last up to two years.
Recently, the FDA approved Juvederm Volbella XC for the treatment of the lips. Volbella XC utilizes VYCROSS technology to create a smooth gel that adds subtle volume to the lips and can soften the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles around the lips. Volbella also contains lidocaine, a numbing agent, to increase patient comfort during treatment.
Patients who are looking to restore age-depleted volume will find Volbella gives them a rejuvenated appearance that never looks overdone. Young patients in Old Metairie who are simply looking for plumper or more shapely lips can achieve their ideal while still looking natural and proportionate. Volbella’s smooth texture also allows the lips to feel soft and natural to the touch.
Results last up to one year for most patients. Typically, patients need less Juvederm Volbella for yearly touch-ups than they did on initial treatment.
The Best Results Start From Within
No matter what anti-aging or beautification treatment you choose, it’s essential to give your body sufficient nutrients to build stronger and more elastic skin so that you can look as youthful and healthy as possible – for as long as possible. Dr. Farris is an internationally recognized expert in nutraceuticals and cosmeceuticals that are an essential part of any successful anti-aging regimen. She is also the author of “Sugar Detox” – a nutritional program that helps readers lose weight, feel great, and look younger. Our physicians will provide you with an inside-out whole body approach to rejuvenation that is specially designed to complement cosmetic procedures.
Get Expert Anti-Aging Treatment at Old Metairie Dermatology
Our cosmetic dermatologists are expert injectors with more than 30 years of experience in aesthetic injectables and wrinkle treatments. In our office, we use experience and artistry to give you natural and subtle facial enhancement. We prefer the less is more approach to dermal fillers so you look better but not different! Learn more about how Dr. Patricia K. Farris and Dr. Mamina Turegano at Old Metairie Dermatology can help you by contacting us online or calling us at 504.836.2050.
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