Juvederm & Juvederm XC
What are dermal fillers?
Dermal fillers are injectable gels that help restore the volume of your skin and smoothes out minor to deep expression lines. Delta Aesthetics carries Juvederm, Juvederm XC, and Restylane. These dermal fillers are made of hyaluronic acid, this is a naturally occurring substance in our skin that is produced in our bodies, but in your skin it job is to provide hydration, drive collagen synthesis and maintain normal skin function that over time becomes depleted with age.
What is Juvederm?
Juvederm is an injectable dermal filler that was introduced to the market in 2006. Juvederm and Juvederm XC are dermal fillers made of hyaluronic acid-a that are injected into you skin to add volume. Hyaluronic acid is a sugar-based compound responsible for maintaining moisture and nutrients to the skin cells which creates the appearance of volume and suppleness in your skin. Over time your skin ability to create its own hyaluronic acid diminishes and lines and wrinkles begin to form. Juvederm or Juvederm XC may be used to rejuvenate multiple problem areas such as smile lines to vertical lip lines, nasolabial folds, marionette lines, and smooth away unwanted wrinkles and restore natural contours that last from 6 months up to a year.
What is the difference between Juvederm and Juvederm XC?
Juvederm XC contains lidocaine for a numbing sensation for an added comfort during the patient’s treatment. Juvederm XC has a high concentration of cross-linked hyaluronic acids, which accounts for its longevity. Juvederm XC is the only FDA approved hyaluronic acid filler that lasts up to one year with only one treatment.
What to expect during a Juvederm treatment?
After having an informative consult with Dr. Ness and you two determine that Juvederm is best suited for your concerns, a topical numbing cream will be applied to assist with your comfort. Dr. Ness will use your own pre sterile syringe to administer Juvederm to your areas of concern. There are instant results with dermal fillers that will give you the refreshed look you have been looking for.
Recovery and Results for Juvederm and Juvederm XC treatment?
After treatment with Juvederm or Juvederm XC it is recommended to not to unnecessarily massage the treated area for a few days. Slight swelling and bruising to the treated area is expected but will subside within normal healing time. After two weeks we will have you return for a two week follow appointment to make sure we have fulfilled your expectations and determined that you do not need further treatment at that time.
How long do the effects of dermal filler last?
Juvederm & Juvederm XC helps smooth away facial wrinkles and folds like nasolabial folds with results that can last up to one year.