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Juvederm® Ultra and Ultra Plus
What is Juvederm?
Juvederm is an injectable gel that is used to replace Hyaluronic Acid that your skin losses over time. As a result of this loss in Hyaluronic acid your skin may develop facial wrinkles and folds around the mouth. Juvederm replenishes your skin with volume and a youthful contour; smoothing away these wrinkles and folds. Juvederm Ultra or Ultra Plus may be administered depending if fine lines or deeper wrinkles are to be treated.
How long will Juvederm last?
Juvederm is FDA approved to last up to 1 year if maximum volume is administered. Individual results may vary.
How Should I Prepare to Received Such a Treatment?
It is recommended to avoid, any chemical peels or laser treatments at least 1 week prior to treatment. Avoid taking any oral supplements such as Vitamin E or Fish Oils to help prevent bruising. Medications such as St. John’s Wort, Ibuprofen, Motrin, Aspirin, Aleve, Excedrin, and other anti-inflammatory medications should be avoided at least 2 days prior to treatment to minimize bleeding and bruising.
How do I know how many Syringes are needed to achieve optimum smoothness?
Your Provider will discuss this with you at your initial visit.
How are the Products Administered?
They are administered by tiny injections to the treatment site.
What Benefits Will I have form such a treatment?
Your face will have a more youthful, smoother appearance.
What Side Effects are Most Common?
Minimum to no inflammation and bruising are the most common side effects.
Is the Procedure Painful?
As with any injection, some clients may feel discomfort, however, ice packs are applied the regions to be treated prior to injection to help minimize any pain.
Who is not a candidate?
It is not recommended for those who have an autoimmune disease or uncontrolled diabetes. If you have diabetes and it is controlled a letter from your private physician stating that 1) your diabetes is controlled and 2) “it is ok to receive dermal filler treatment” must be specified on the letter before receiving such a procedure at Rejuvenating Skin Care 3) your private physician’s signature must be present.
What Should I Avoid After the Treatment?
The day of and after treatment it is recommended to avoid touching the area, and applying face makeup to post treated region. Wash your hands before touching or cleansing face to help prevent infection.
What Can I do to help maintain product?
Adhere to follow appointments and maintenance treatments. Drink plenty of water daily. Minimize caffeine or the intake of other diuretics. Avoid Smoking.
It is recommended to drink 8-10 cups of water daily. Staying hydrated helps maintain product.