Juvederm / Juvederm Voluma
Volume can be loss as we age leaving our face susceptible to wrinkles as well as fine lines. Those including, but not limited to, parenthesis lines which run from the corner of the nose to the mouth. At Perfect Skin Med Spa in Houston, we offer both Juvederm and Juvederm Voluma, often referred to as the “liquid facelift”, to combat any skin complaints you may have ranging from fine lines and wrinkles to lips appearing less volumized.
Juvederm can replenish the volume lost to ageing, smooth out wrinkles and give you that youthful appearance that you have been after!
What is Juvederm?
Our body naturally produces hyaluronic acid to maintain moisture within our skin, creating the appearance of volume and smoothness. However, as we age our skin becomes unable to produce its own hyaluronic acid. This is where Juvederm picks up the slack! Noted as one of the most common nonsurgical cosmetic procedure done in the US, Juvederm is an injectable smooth gel containing hyaluronic acid, making it an ideal choice for those in search of a natural option to restore their youthful appearance. Juvederm is often used to treat facial wrinkles, fine lines, creases, parenthesis lines and fuller lips. We offer Juvederm in different formulas of varying strengths so that we may allow treatments to be personalized to each patients’ individual needs.
What is the procedure like?
During your procedure, one of our licensed medical professionals will inject Juvederm into the targeted area of concern. You will then receive a light massage to the area to provide an even distribution as well as lessen the chance of swelling. The procedure usually ranges from 15 minutes to an hour, depending on the area being treated, with the average procedure lasting about 30 minutes. Most patients have noticed a smoother appearance and an increase in volume immediately after the procedure. Although multiple treatments may be required, most patients only need one treatment to achieve optimal results. If discomfort is a concern for you, please note that some Juvederm injections may contain small amounts of a local anesthetic known as lidocaine.
What is expected before the procedure?
Here at Perfect Skin Med Spa in Houston, we ask that you follow these simple instructions before your procedure to ensure less swelling.
- Avoid medications such as Aspirin and Ibuprofen, as well as any other anti-inflammatory medications 1-3 days prior to Juvederm
- Avoid Alcohol in the weeks leading up to treatment
- Smoking is discouraged before treatment
- Refrain from wearing makeup the day of treatment, however you may resume your normal skin care and make up routine after treatment
What can I expect after the procedure?
There is no downtime involved, making recovery time minimal. However, at Perfect Skin Med Spa in Houston we recommend for you to avoid the following within your first 24 hours post treatment,
- Avoid strenuous activity
- Avoid the heat or cold
- Avoid sun exposure
- Avoid wearing makeup
- Avoid consuming alcohol
- Avoid using products that contain alcohol on the face
Most of our clients have noticed the results of Juvederm immediately after treatment or after the swelling reduces. Results usually last between six months to two years, depending on which Juvederm product was used.
What are the benefits?
Our clients have been excitedly boasting of Juvederm’s many benefits including,
- No downtime. You are able to return to your regular activities immediately after the procedure
- Long lasting results ranging from 6 months up to 2 years. Juvederm is widely known to merge into the body at a considerably slower rate than other dermal fillers, resulting in longer lasting results.
- Results are often noticeable immediately after treatment
- Discomfort is minimal, and a local anesthetic may be included
- The use of Hyaluronic acid, a natural substance found in the body, ensures minimal risk
Are there any side effects?
Side effects may occur around the target area of treatment; however, all side effects usually subside within a few days without the need for any medical attention.
- Lumps or bumps
- Minor pain
- Some swelling
- Some bruising
There are not many risk associated with Juvederm, as the substance contained are naturally found in the body.
Book your consultation!
If you are ready to revive and restore your skin’s volume to its youthful, lively appearance stop by Perfect Med Spa in Houston, TX today and speak with one of our medical professionals about Juvederm! Juvederm is a natural, nonsurgical option to restoring the volume lost in your face and lips, as well as smoothing out wrinkles and lines. With results lasting six months to two years, it is no wonder Juvederm is amongst the most common nonsurgical facial filler procedures performed in the US today. Book your consultation today and become a member of our satisfied patients, showcasing a new youthful, rejuvenated appearance! We are excited to get you started today!
Under the direction of our licensed medical professional, we can offer various options to revitalize your skin, restore lost volume in cheeks, and plump up lips to restore youth.
Juvederm products are in the family of hyaluronic acid dermal fillers, which are known to provide long lasting results anywhere from nine months to over a year. These really are the perfect, safe solution to restore facial volume loss and smooth out moderate to severe wrinkles and folds.
- Restores skin volume and youthfulness
- Plumps up lips and cheeks
- Long lasting results
Juvederm and Juvederm Voluma can even plump up and smooth out nasolabial folds by the nose and corners of the mouth, allowing for a total return to youthful, bouncy skin.