Fight against the signs of aging with the Juvéderm family of injectable dermal fillers. From treating wrinkles and lines to creating full, plump lips, Juvéderm injectable treatments at Luminary Plastic Surgery in Houston, TX provide beautiful, natural-looking results. Juvéderm injections may be performed with only one formula, multiple formulas, or in combination with other noninvasive procedures to achieve your needs and goals. Juvéderm injectables are formulated with synthetic HA (hyaluronic acid) that is meant to restore the skin's natural levels of collagen and HA for healthy, supple skin. Talk to plastic surgeon Dr. Ryan Couvillion about refreshing your appearance without the time and expense of surgery through the Juvéderm collection of injectable wrinkle fillers.
- Juvéderm Vollure and XC treat medium or deep wrinkles throughout the face, including nasolabial folds and other lines around the nose and mouth. The results on average are visible for up to a year.
- Juvéderm Volbella and Ultra XC add volume to the lower lip, upper lip, or the entire mouth while also improving the look of vertical lines on the lips. The improvements generally last up to a year.
- Juvéderm Voluma adds to the dimension of the cheeks to correct thinness in the mid-face.
The best candidates for Juvéderm injectable wrinkle fillers are men or women who have facial lines and wrinkles they would like to correct. It may also be beneficial if you have age-related volume loss or naturally thin lips or cheeks. Juvéderm wrinkle filler injections at Luminary Plastic Surgery are great if you want to improve your facial appearance while avoiding the downtime and expense of a surgical procedure (like brow lifts, eyelid lifts, facelifts, or facial implants).
Juvéderm treatments usually only last around 15 – 30 minutes, based on the number of areas being treated. Your skin will be cleaned, then the injection sites will be marked. To minimize discomfort throughout the treatment, Juvéderm fillers contain lidocaine (a local anesthetic). Following your procedure, you can resume your normal routine; however, strenuous activity, like exercise, should be skipped for at least a day. You need to be cautious to not put your hands on your face immediately after your injections to prevent moving the gel into unintended areas.
What to Expect
You should see a visible enhancement immediately following your Juvéderm treatment, but you could also see light bruising or swelling in the injected areas of the face for about 7 – 10 days. The results of Juvéderm injections typically last as long as a year; several patients notice that their improvements last over a year after a few years of injections. Talk to Dr. Couvillion about how soon to schedule your next treatment at Luminary Plastic Surgery to maintain your results.
Frequently Asked Questions
How much does Juvéderm cost?
The price of a Juvéderm injection will be dependent on the amount of filler that is needed to achieve your cosmetic goals. Before your injection treatment, a personalized injection plan will be created to match your aesthetic goals. Once this is done, our team will estimate costs and discuss payment options.
Are Juvéderm injections painful?
Though many patients don't think it's needed, a numbing cream can be massaged into the treatment site before injection if you're concerned about any discomfort. After the injection, you might experience mild to moderate bruising and swelling that should subside within a week. Please contact Luminary Plastic Surgery if you have any severe discomfort or signs of infection following your Juvéderm injection.
What is the difference between a wrinkle filler and relaxer?
Fillers and relaxers address facial wrinkles but in different ways. Wrinkle relaxers, such as BOTOX, work to smooth dynamic wrinkles created by frequent muscle movements. Juvéderm is an injectable wrinkle filler that improves static wrinkles and adds volume. Juvéderm is ideal for treating mild to moderate lines and wrinkles or to reverse volume loss in your cheeks and lips.
What results can I expect?
You may need to wait a few days to view the complete improvements from your Juvéderm injections. Typically, it takes only one treatment appointment to reach your desired outcome. However, you may make a follow-up appointment if you want to enhance your results or increase volume.
How long do results typically last?
Your results from a Juvéderm injection may last anywhere from 1 – 2 years. This can vary based on which formula is selected and the injection site(s). The length of your results will be faster or slower, depending on the speed at which your body absorbs the filler.
Youthfully Smooth and Full
To restore the youthful contours and smoothness of your complexion, make an appointment for Juvéderm dermal fillers at Luminary Plastic Surgery in Houston, TX. Each of the Juvéderm formulas is made to address the most common signs of aging so plastic surgeon Dr. Ryan Couvillion will develop a treatment plan to fit your needs and goals.