Juvederm for Laugh Lines and Expression Lines

Expression and laugh lines — can Juvederm injections fill these in and still leave someone looking natural, not like work was done?

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Juvederm and other hyaluronic acid fillers work great for smile and laugh lines

Juvederm and other hyaluronic acid-based fillers such as Restylane work very well for the lines from the nose to the mouth and the parenthesis around the mouth or, in medical terms, the nasolabial folds and marionette lines. I use both of these fillers on a daily basis in my Beverly Hills practice with great success. These are safe and effective materials and, while temporary, I can get them to last 6-12 months, depending upon where I inject them.

But beware of permanent fillers such as Artefill/Artecoll and silicone. These can cause severe reactions years after they have been injected. Remember, permanent fillers can cause permanent effects.

Beverly Hills Dermatologic Surgeon
4.8 out of 5 stars 5 reviews

One cannibal said to the other, "Does this clown taste funny to you?"

Juvederm is a great soft tissue filler. It works very well on the "laugh lines" around the mouth, the nasolabial folds. The laugh lines around the eyes or "crow's feet" are better treated with Botox.

So keep on laughing; remember that smiling is the best form of "plastic surgery".

Michael A. Persky, MD
Encino Facial Plastic Surgeon
4.8 out of 5 stars 36 reviews

Juvederm needs to be done in tiny amounts around the eyes

Juvederm and Restylane have been great fillers for laugh lines of the face but they both need to be done in tiny amounts at a time and often in a couple of sessions a few days to a week apart to get the best results. They last 6-9 months and cost roughly $550 per syringe.

David Hansen, MD
Beverly Hills Dermatologic Surgeon
4.7 out of 5 stars 42 reviews

Juvederm is perfect for filling lines around the mouth.

Absolutely! Juvederm is perfect for filling lines around the mouth. When injected by a board-certified dermatologist with good technique and experience, you can achieve very natural looking results. Visit a board-certified dermatologist for a consultation to see if you are a good candidate for Juvederm treatment.

Melda A. Isaac, MD
Washington DC Dermatologic Surgeon
5.0 out of 5 stars 4 reviews

Juvederm can be great for the nasolabial folds and marionette lines.

Yes, in the hands of a skilled, board-certified dermatologist Juvederm can achieve very natural, youthful results. Juvederm can be great for the nasolabial folds that run from the nose to the mouth, and can work for marionette lines around the mouth as well. For expression lines such as crow’s feet by the eyes, Botox would be a better choice. Please visit a board-certified dermatologist for a consultation to see what treatments would be best for you. 

Kory Kitagawa, MD
Honolulu Dermatologist
5.0 out of 5 stars 2 reviews

Juvederm Gives Beautiful Results

Absolutely! But it's first important that you find a board certified dermatologist who is experienced with cosmetic fillers. Juvederm will give you beautiful, instantaneous results and it produces a natural enhancement that is gentle, safe and effective.

Mary E. Hurley, MD
Dallas Dermatologist
4.2 out of 5 stars 5 reviews

Excellent results possible!

Juvederm is a great solution for laugh lines and expression lines. It works by filling in the indentation of the wrinkle without interfering with the function of the underlying muscles. The results can be as dramatic or subtle as you desire depending on the amount of Juvederm injected. Usually our intention is to make you look as natural as possible…just with less prominent, softer wrinkles.That “worked on” look typically comes when larger quantities of filler injected to correct issues that would be better dealt with surgically. (ie: Trying to “fillup” a sagging face instead of having a face lift.) Over use of fillers result in a puffy “pillowface” that just does not look natural. When used judiciously, for the correct problems, Juvederm can produce excellent aesthetic results without looking overdone.

Marie E. Montag, MD
Omaha Plastic Surgeon
4.9 out of 5 stars 44 reviews

Fillers are great, and last up to 9 months!

In the vast majority of patients, the best treatment for laugh lines and expression lines is the use of hyaluronic acid fillers. These include Perlane, Restylane and Juvederm. These materials are highly effective, safe and result in a natural appearance.
In most cases, they last 6 to 9 months and may last up to a year following treatment. They are currently the gold standard for treating laugh lines and expression lines. When lumps and contour deformities occur following this procedure, they can be reversed with the enzyme hyaluronidase.
If you’re considering treatment of laugh lines and expression lines it’s important to consult a board certified surgeon. This surgeon should be able to formulate a plan that addresses your concerns.

Richard J. Bruneteau, MD
Omaha Plastic Surgeon
4.9 out of 5 stars 194 reviews

Juvederm to combat lauch lines and expression lines.

Hard to give an opinion without photos. Often volume will help the soft tissue structures of the face. You may wish to globally volumize the face, or address a certain wrinkle. We have been successful in smoothing out expression lines and laugh lines.  Each patient is different. Choice of substance and placement may vary. Best to see an experienced injector. Tell him/her your issues and lifestyle. Together you will come up with an appropriate decision.

Jeffrey J. Roth, MD, FACS
Las Vegas Plastic Surgeon
4.6 out of 5 stars 17 reviews

Juvederm for Laugh Lines and Facial Expression Lines

Juvederm is the perfect filler for laugh lines better known as the nasolabial area.  You can definitely have a natural look to rejuvenate the face and able to still look natural.  For the best cosmetic results please consult a board certified dermatologist with a great deal of experience with facial cosmetic injections.

Michele S. Green, MD
New York Dermatologist
5.0 out of 5 stars 76 reviews

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