Juvederm XC Facial Filler Atlanta

Juvederm in Atlanta Juvederm XC Facial Fillers

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Juvederm XC Facial Filler Atlanta

Getting Juverderm XC in Atlanta

Juvederm XC is a non-surgical treatment option available to address signs of aging in the lower face. The procedure specifically targets the lips as well as the lines around the mouth and chin.

Juvederm XC helps smooth away or fill the laugh lines (or parentheses), running from the bottom of your nose to the corners of your mouth. It may also be used to correct marionette lines, which are the lines from the corners of the mouth running down to the chin area.

Juvederm XC can also be used to augment or plump the lips. Since Juvederm XC is made of hyaluronic acid, a naturally occurring substance in the body, it helps to add volume and hydration while maintaining the natural shape of your lips using the body’s own moisture. Putting Juvederm in your lips will not give you “duck lips”, though this is a common misconception. Injector technique is very important when it comes to lips.

The beauty of using fillers to add volume is you can use as much or as little as you want to get the look you are after. As we are injecting you will have a mirror and you will be able to tell us when you are satisfied with the look. Lips do tend to swell, but not to worry it dissipates fairly quickly over several days.

Juvederm is a hyaluronic acid-based cosmetic filler. Our bodies naturally make hyaluronic acid and collagen to plump our skin, but as we age, they begin to deplete, causing the skin to loosen and lines and wrinkles to form.

Juvederm is typically used for those moderate to severe lines around the nose and mouth (parentheses), the marionette lines (the lines from the corners of the mouth to the chin). These lines are injected with Juvederm to restore volume loss and smooth away the unwanted lines. The results are immediate and can take years off of your face.

Juvederm is also a great option for adding volume to the lips.

Juvederm provides a very natural look and it feels soft under the skin. The nice part about Juvederm is you can use as much or as little as you need in order to achieve the look you want.

Based on clinical studies, Juvederm injections produce a very low occurrence of adverse events. The most commonly reported side effect of Juvederm is temporary redness and swelling at the injection site.

Any time a needle is being inserted in the skin there is always the risk of bruising. We advise patients if they are preparing for a special event to have their filler at least 2 weeks ahead of time in case they experience swelling or bruising. If you experience swelling or bruising it typically resolves in 3-7 days.

Other less common risks can include:

  • Redness, itching, firmness and lumpiness in the injected area.
  • Do not use if pregnant or breast feeding
  • Patients using substances that reduce coagulation, such as aspirin and non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs may experience increased bleeding with resultant bruising at the injection sites.
  • Vascular occlusion
  • Infection

The Week Before Your Procedure

  • 3-5 days before having your facial filler you should avoid medications like aspirin, ibuprofen, fish oils and vitamin E as they can increase your risk of bleeding and thus bruising.
  • Limit alcohol a couple of days in advance, again as this may cause increased bleeding and bruising.
  • If you are on a prescribed anti-coagulant, please consult with your prescribing physician before having your facial filler.
  • Notify your injector if you have any auto immune disorders that might be a contraindicator.

The Day of Your Treatment

There is no real prep involved on the day of your treatment. It is always preferred that you come in with a clean face (no make-up), however if you are coming from work, we will cleanse the area to be injected

If you typically exercise, we recommend doing that before coming in for your appointment as rigorous exercise is not recommend for the rest of the day.

 

A numbing cream will be applied to the area of the face to be injected. This will remain on the skin for approximately 15-20 before the treatment begins. The numbing cream allows for additional comfort during treatment. Juvederm XC also contains lidocaine (a numbing agent) which provides for additional comfort during the injecting process.

Once the area is numb, the cream will be removed and again the area will be cleansed.

Juvederm will be injected into the areas of concern. Your injector will periodically massage the area to evenly distribute the filler. This also helps to reduce swelling. At intervals during this process the injector will have you use a mirror to inspect the progress and to get your input that the correction is to your satisfaction.

Once complete your injector will again cleanse the injection sites and Arnica will be applied. Arnica helps to prevent bruising from occurring. You will also be offered an ice pack to reduce swelling.

Pain/Discomfort

The numbing cream used prior to treatment is very effective. In addition, Juvederm XC contains lidocaine, a numbing agent to provide even more comfort during treatment. You will feel pressure and possibly minor discomfort, but the process is very quick, and the result is so worth it.

Treatment Duration/Frequency

Treatment time take approximately 45 minutes including numbing time.

Juvederm can last anywhere from 6-12 months.

Recovery is minimal. Expect immediate swelling. Bruises can show up hours or even a day or two later. It is recommended to ice the area on and off for the first hour which will help reduce swelling and minimize your chance of bruising.

The next day you could experience mild tenderness in the injected area.

Swelling and/or bruising usually resolves within 3-7 days

It is always preferred that you wait until the next day to apply make-up but if that isn’t possible, we recommend waiting at least 3 hours before applying.

Because you can experience swelling for up to 2 weeks post injection remember to plan your appointments accordingly especially if you have an important event coming up.

We believe consultations are very important when considering an injectable and/or facial filler. Our consultations give us the opportunity to get to know you and understand exactly what you are looking to correct and achieve with cosmetic fillers. At your consultation you will meet with Dr. Kulkin or one of our advanced injectors to discuss which filler option is right for you. We know your time is valuable and for that reason we can schedule both your consultation and treatment for the same time, just notify us when scheduling so that we book the appropriate amount of time for you.

The price of Juvederm XC is typically between $500-600/syringe.

What is Juverderm XC?

Juvederm XC is a non-surgical treatment option available to address signs of aging in the lower face. The procedure specifically targets the lips as well as the lines around the mouth and chin.

Juvederm XC helps smooth away or fill the laugh lines (or parentheses), running from the bottom of your nose to the corners of your mouth. It may also be used to correct marionette lines, which are the lines from the corners of the mouth running down to the chin area.

Juvederm XC can also be used to augment or plump the lips. Since Juvederm XC is made of hyaluronic acid, a naturally occurring substance in the body, it helps to add volume and hydration while maintaining the natural shape of your lips using the body’s own moisture. Putting Juvederm in your lips will not give you “duck lips”, though this is a common misconception. Injector technique is very important when it comes to lips.

The beauty of using fillers to add volume is you can use as much or as little as you want to get the look you are after. As we are injecting you will have a mirror and you will be able to tell us when you are satisfied with the look. Lips do tend to swell, but not to worry it dissipates fairly quickly over several days.

How Does Juverderm XC Work?

Juvederm is a hyaluronic acid-based cosmetic filler. Our bodies naturally make hyaluronic acid and collagen to plump our skin, but as we age, they begin to deplete, causing the skin to loosen and lines and wrinkles to form.

Juvederm is typically used for those moderate to severe lines around the nose and mouth (parentheses), the marionette lines (the lines from the corners of the mouth to the chin). These lines are injected with Juvederm to restore volume loss and smooth away the unwanted lines. The results are immediate and can take years off of your face.

Juvederm is also a great option for adding volume to the lips.

Juvederm provides a very natural look and it feels soft under the skin. The nice part about Juvederm is you can use as much or as little as you need in order to achieve the look you want.

What are the Risks/Side Effects?

Based on clinical studies, Juvederm injections produce a very low occurrence of adverse events. The most commonly reported side effect of Juvederm is temporary redness and swelling at the injection site.

Any time a needle is being inserted in the skin there is always the risk of bruising. We advise patients if they are preparing for a special event to have their filler at least 2 weeks ahead of time in case they experience swelling or bruising. If you experience swelling or bruising it typically resolves in 3-7 days.

Other less common risks can include:

  • Redness, itching, firmness and lumpiness in the injected area.
  • Do not use if pregnant or breast feeding
  • Patients using substances that reduce coagulation, such as aspirin and non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs may experience increased bleeding with resultant bruising at the injection sites.
  • Vascular occlusion
  • Infection

Preparing for Juverderm XC

The Week Before Your Procedure

  • 3-5 days before having your facial filler you should avoid medications like aspirin, ibuprofen, fish oils and vitamin E as they can increase your risk of bleeding and thus bruising.
  • Limit alcohol a couple of days in advance, again as this may cause increased bleeding and bruising.
  • If you are on a prescribed anti-coagulant, please consult with your prescribing physician before having your facial filler.
  • Notify your injector if you have any auto immune disorders that might be a contraindicator.

The Day of Your Treatment

There is no real prep involved on the day of your treatment. It is always preferred that you come in with a clean face (no make-up), however if you are coming from work, we will cleanse the area to be injected

If you typically exercise, we recommend doing that before coming in for your appointment as rigorous exercise is not recommend for the rest of the day.

 

What to Expect During the Procedure

A numbing cream will be applied to the area of the face to be injected. This will remain on the skin for approximately 15-20 before the treatment begins. The numbing cream allows for additional comfort during treatment. Juvederm XC also contains lidocaine (a numbing agent) which provides for additional comfort during the injecting process.

Once the area is numb, the cream will be removed and again the area will be cleansed.

Juvederm will be injected into the areas of concern. Your injector will periodically massage the area to evenly distribute the filler. This also helps to reduce swelling. At intervals during this process the injector will have you use a mirror to inspect the progress and to get your input that the correction is to your satisfaction.

Once complete your injector will again cleanse the injection sites and Arnica will be applied. Arnica helps to prevent bruising from occurring. You will also be offered an ice pack to reduce swelling.

Pain/Discomfort

The numbing cream used prior to treatment is very effective. In addition, Juvederm XC contains lidocaine, a numbing agent to provide even more comfort during treatment. You will feel pressure and possibly minor discomfort, but the process is very quick, and the result is so worth it.

Treatment Duration/Frequency

Treatment time take approximately 45 minutes including numbing time.

Juvederm can last anywhere from 6-12 months.

Juverderm XC Recovery Time

Recovery is minimal. Expect immediate swelling. Bruises can show up hours or even a day or two later. It is recommended to ice the area on and off for the first hour which will help reduce swelling and minimize your chance of bruising.

The next day you could experience mild tenderness in the injected area.

Swelling and/or bruising usually resolves within 3-7 days

It is always preferred that you wait until the next day to apply make-up but if that isn’t possible, we recommend waiting at least 3 hours before applying.

Because you can experience swelling for up to 2 weeks post injection remember to plan your appointments accordingly especially if you have an important event coming up.

Juverderm XC Consultations

We believe consultations are very important when considering an injectable and/or facial filler. Our consultations give us the opportunity to get to know you and understand exactly what you are looking to correct and achieve with cosmetic fillers. At your consultation you will meet with Dr. Kulkin or one of our advanced injectors to discuss which filler option is right for you. We know your time is valuable and for that reason we can schedule both your consultation and treatment for the same time, just notify us when scheduling so that we book the appropriate amount of time for you.

Juverderm XC Pricing

The price of Juvederm XC is typically between $500-600/syringe.

Juverderm XC FAQs

How long does Juvederm XC last?

Juvederm XC can last 6-12 months. The length of duration will depend on how quickly your body metabolizes the product.

Is Juvederm XC the same as Voluma?

Both Juvederm XC and Voluma are cosmetic facial fillers. Voluma is designed to restore volume loss in the mid-line face (cheeks). It doesn’t bond with the water in the skin allowing it to lift and contour the area. Juvederm is designed for the lower face to smooth a fill lines. It is does bond with water for a plumping effect.

Is Juvederm XC safe?

Because hyaluronic acid is naturally occurring there is low risk of side effects. The most commonly reported side effect of Juvederm is temporary redness and swelling at the injection site.

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