Dr. Robert Sheffield discusses the family of Juvéderm products.
Juvéderm is an injectable filler commonly used to smooth out face wrinkles, plump lips, and treat acne scars. It can also reduce lines on the forehead and brow, plump eyebrows, fill in under-eye hollows, enhance cheek volume and jawline, soften scars, and reduce wrinkles on hands. Juvéderm was FDA approved in 2006.
Different types of Juvéderm
Juvéderm is offered in four different formulations. They are designed to target various facial areas and issues. Juvéderm XC is intended for for facial tissue, including nasolabial folds. Juvéderm Voluma XC is intended for deep injection in the cheek area. Juvéderm Ultra XC is intended for injection in the lips and around the mouth. Juvéderm Volbella XC is intended for the lips and to correct vertical lip lines.
A consultation with your doctor will help determine which product is right for your needs.
Cost and results
The average cost of one Juvéderm treatment is $750 according to reviews from more than 3,000 RealSelf members. The price can vary between providers and is also influenced by your location.
Juvéderm results typically last for 9 to 12 months.
The most common side effects include swelling, bruising, lumps, and bumps appearing after injection.
For more information on Juvéderm, check out the RealSelf guide to Juvéderm frequently asked questions.
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