Fillers have evolved greatly since they were first introduced. Originally, bovine derived collagen was the only filler available. Two sets of skin tests were required prior to treatment. When human collagen was introduced on the market, skin testing was no longer required. The newer hyaluronic acid (HA) gel fillers have long been used in Europe and Canada and now have FDA approval in the U.S. No skin testing is required prior to use of HA fillers.
Rationale For Use
As we age we lose volume in our face due to diminishing amounts of collagen, elastic fibers, fat, muscle and bone. This volume loss leads to the appearance of skin folds, wrinkles and laxity in the jaw line. These changes may vary in severity from patient to patient, but are present to some degree in every face with time.
Surgical facelifts pull and re-drape the skin but do nothing to restore youthful facial volume. A variety of dermal fillers are available as a non-surgical solution for correction of volume loss. They are injected into the skin in tiny amounts with a very fine needle. The results are instantaneous and produce a long lasting natural enhancement that is gentle and safe for your skin.
Duration of benefit varies from patient to patient and varies on amount of filler used and the location treated.
Lift and Contour Cheeks
VOLUMA® XC Over time, the cheeks flatten, and the skin may begin to sag. This is caused by a natural loss of volume in the cheek area, or what the experts call age-related midface volume loss. JUVÉDERM VOLUMA® XC is designed to add volume beneath the skin’s surface to lift and contour the cheek area to help create a more youthful appearance for up to 2 years.
Smooth Parentheses Lines and Wrinkles
JUVÉDERM VOLLURE™ XC softens moderate to severe parentheses lines and wrinkles by adding volume to the lines and wrinkles around your nose and mouth to produce subtle and long-lasting results for up to 18 months.
JUVÉDERM® XC is an injectable gel that instantly smooths moderate to severe parentheses lines and wrinkles around your nose and mouth. Its effectiveness has been proven time and time again, delivering real results that last up to 1 year.
Add Fullness and Volume to Lips
JUVÉDERM® Ultra XC adds more fullness and plumps thin lips—whether your lips have thinned over time or you simply want fuller lips. Last up to 1 year.
JUVÉDERM VOLBELLA® XC is the most recent addition to the collection—tailored to add subtle volume to the lips and smooth the appearance of vertical lip lines. Lasts up to 1 year.
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