Have you started to notice areas of your face that have less volume than they used to? As our faces lose volume, wrinkles will inevitably form. This volume loss is usually coupled with dehydrated skin, which comes with even more wrinkles. One of the best ways to counteract volume loss and dry skin is with JUVÉDERM®, an injectable dermal filler available from Allergan.
Interested in learning more? At RefineU MedSpa in Oklahoma City, OK, our educated staff is standing by to answer your questions. The best way to know if JUVÉDERM® is right for you is by contacting us today to schedule your consultation!
What Is JUVÉDERM®?
JUVÉDERM® is a gel filler that contains hyaluronic acid, or HA. With many different products to choose from in the JUVÉDERM® line, it’s easy to see why this is the #1 selling dermal filler collection in the world. This filler has been heavily researched, making it a reliable and predictable way to soften fine lines and wrinkles.
Where Can It Treat?
Depending on the product, this injectable can treat a variety of areas, including:
- Lines around the nose
- Lines around the mouth
For the lips, the treatment can either fill in vertical lip lines, or it can plump the lips for a fuller pout.
What Is Hyaluronic Acid?
You may have seen HA advertised on certain topical creams and serums for anti-aging purposes. The word “acid” can be somewhat misleading; this substance is actually more akin to a moisture-retaining gel. The body naturally produces HA, so the substance found in JUVÉDERM® is a synthetic version of natural HA. The acid draws moisture to the area it is injected in, which helps to fill in the area and keep it hydrated.
Who Is a Good Candidate?
Anyone looking to soften facial lines and folds or plump their lips is a good candidate for this treatment. It is important that you are not allergic to any of the ingredients in the JUVÉDERM® product, including lidocaine. This filler is temporary, but some clients report results up to two years depending on the product used and the area treated.
The JUVÉDERM® Line
Each individual is different, and so is each product in the JUVÉDERM® line. Each injectable has different features to ensure it is a good fit for whoever the potential client is. Products with the “XC” designation contain lidocaine as an ingredient, so you won’t have to worry about discomfort during your treatment session. At your consultation, our experts can help determine which product is the best fit for your needs. We will also develop a customized treatment plan for you, so you will know how often you should come back to visit us for touch-ups.
Aging is the easy part, but to age gracefully you may need a little help. Here at RefineU MedSpa in Oklahoma City, OK, we pride ourselves in carrying the most effective treatments to help our clients retain their youth. To learn more about what we offer, we invite you to contact us today to schedule your consultation!