Juvéderm is a type of a dermal fillers that is commonly used for smoothing the facial wrinkles and lines. Its main ingredients are hyaluronic acid and water. Juvéderm is used for lips and mouth, cheeks and under the eyes.
For lips there are two main formulas: Ultra XC (for adding volume) and Volbella XC (for smoothing the wrinkles and lines).
Juvéderm Voluma is used to treat lines and wrinkles under the eyes.
For the cheeks Juvéderm is used to add some volume and smooth the skin of the area. Commonly, for the treatment of cheeks is used Juvéderm Voluma XC.
About juvederm injections
The procedure normally takes from 15 minutes to an hour at most. The results are evident immediately and can last up to a year. To retain the desired result, you can see your doctor once a year.
How to prepare for the treatment?
There are certain directions that you should follow before undergoing the treatment. Smoking and drinking are prohibited before the procedure. Tanning is another thing that is off limits for the period. If you are taking medications, discuss with your doctor whether you can continue taking them or should quit them for a while.