Age, lifestyle, and environment are all contributing factors to the breakdown of collagen, the protein responsible for our skin’s firmness and elasticity. When collagen breaks down, fine lines and wrinkles appear. Although we cannot reverse the aging process, there are several safe and effective solutions to restoring or maintaining a youthful appearance.
JUVÉDERM is a dermal filler intended for the treatment of moderate to severe facial wrinkles and softening the appearance of facial folds. Similar to Restylane, it is composed of a higher concentration of hyaluronic acid. Like Restylane, it is most commonly used to treat smiles lines, also known as nasolabial folds. JUVÉDERM is safe, easy, and effective with minimal discomfort to the patient. On average, the benefits of JUVÉDERM can be experienced longer than other similar dermal fillers, but results vary from patient to patient.
JUVÉDERM in an injectable, which means that a very fine needle will guide the gel just under the dermal layer and into the area to be treated. Before JUVÉDERM is administered, a local anesthetic or topical cream may be used to numb the area. Because dermal fillers are a minimally invasive, nonsurgical procedure, recovery time is minimal and provides immediate results.