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Juvederm is dermal filler generally used for cosmetic purposes"�?particularly to treat facial wrinkles and creases. The Juvederm treatment gained FDA approval in 2006 and ever since has been widely used by both men and women to smooth and enhance facial appearance and create a more youthful look.
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How Does the Juvederm Treatment Work?
The Juvederm treatment is injected into the patient's skin with a syringe. The gel helps to improve the skin's appearance by lifting and adding volume to facial wrinkles and folds. After six to nine months, the biocompatible compound becomes naturally reabsorbed into the body.
Although side effects associated with the Juvederm treatment are rare and usually minor, they may include skin discoloration, swelling, bruising, pain and tenderness.
Juvederm treatment can cost anywhere from $300-$1,000, depending upon the size of the treatment area and the type of formula being used.
Types of Juverderm Formula
When getting the Juvederm treatment, patients can choose from the following different formulas:
- Juvederm 18- This fluid gel targets the upper layers of skin for treating fine lines like crow's feet
- Juvederm 24- A denser gel, this formula is used to target the middle layers of skin for moderate lines like forehead wrinkles
- Juvederm 30- Considered the most dense gel, this is used to target the folds between the cheeks and nose, to enhance lip volume, and to reshape cheek contours
Juvederm Treatments Popular
Ever since Juvederm received FDA approval, it has become popular for diminishing the appearance of facial folds and wrinkles with both patients and health care professionals across America.