JUVÉDERM® is a cosmetic treatment referred to as a filler. It’s used to restore facial contours and improve signs of aging.
It’s an injectable dermal filler with a base of hyaluronic acid.
It’s a treatment that focuses on the face, specifically the cheeks, lips, and around the mouth.
The procedure to inject the product takes 15 to 60 minutes.
It’s one of the most common nonsurgical cosmetic procedures done in the U.S.
Frequently Asked Questions
What is JUVÉDERM® used for?
JUVÉDERM® is a family of injectable hyaluronic acid dermal fillers used to provide 9 months to one year of correction for moderate to severe facial wrinkles and folds, such as nasolabial folds, smile lines, thin lips, sunken cheeks , and lines and dark circles under your eyes. (lines from the nose to the corners of the mouth).
Is JUVÉDERM® safe to use and what are the side effects?
Adverse side effects of JUVÉDERM® treatment are rare. The FDA noted that while JUVÉDERM® is safe for use, some patients in clinical trials experienced side effects of mild redness, swelling, tenderness, lumpiness, bruising, or itching at the sites of the injections. … JUVÉDERM® is considered to be safe and its side effects are very comparable to the other dermal fillers.
How are JUVÉDERM® treatments performed?
JUVÉDERM® treatments are fast and do not require any downtime. During your treatment, your doctor will use a sterile needle to inject the gel into the depleted areas of the face. Once injected, the filler will increase the presence of hyaluronic acid in the skin and the renewal process will begin. Your doctor will expertly administer the filler so that the outcome is subtle, natural, yet you will notice a difference right away. Treatments generally take between 15 minutes to 1 hour, depending on the area of the face and your aesthetic goals.