What is Juvéderm®?
JUVÉDERM® is a facial filler made from hyaluronic acid (HA) – a naturally occurring sugar found in your skin. It combines with water in your skin to instantly restore lost volume, smooth out
lines and wrinkles and enhance lips. The smooth gel provides instant results that are long
lasting and natural looking.
What areas can I treat with Juvéderm®?
JUVÉDERM® smoothes unwanted lines, restores natural contours and lost fullness in your
cheeks, and enhances your lips to give you a youthful, natural and refreshed-looking
JUVÉDERM® is used for facial rejuvenation and enhancement. It can:
- Soften smile lines (naso-labial folds)
- Soften marionette lines
- Lift the corners of the mouth
- Soften the chin
- Accentuate and restore lost fullness in your cheeks
- Enhance the size and shape of your lips
- Restore the contour of your jaw line
The most appropriate lines to treat with JUVÉDERM® are those that are described as static –
the lines you can see when your face is still. JUVÉDERM® can also be used to enhance your lips
or accentuate cheeks for soft, subtle results that leave you looking your best.
What makes Juvéderm® different from other facial fillers?
JUVÉDERM® employs a patented technology to create a smooth consistency gel that gives you
a smooth natural look and feel unlike other hyaluronic acid facial fillers (that have a granular
consistency). In addition, JUVÉDERM® XC (extra comfort) is a hyaluronic acid wrinkle filler
containing lidocaine, a pain reliever that allows you to be more comfortable during and after
How long does the treatment usually take?
The injection process is quick and easy and takes only about 15-45 minutes, depending on
the areas treated. You'll also need to allow time to consult with your cosmetic doctor prior to
Is a treatment with Juvéderm® painful?
JUVÉDERM® is injected directly into the skin using a fine needle to reduce injection discomfort.
Because JUVÉDERM® is also available with pain-reducing lidocaine, the whole injection process
is a more comfortable experience.
How long does Judederm® last?
The unique formulation of JUVÉDERM® is clinically proven to last up to one year with one
What are the side effects?
JUVÉDERM® is generally well tolerated. Possible side effects are mild to moderate in nature and
generally last less than 7 days. They may include temporary skin reactions such as redness,
tenderness and bruising which may be covered by makeup.