How Many Areas Can a Full Juvederm Syringe Cover?

How far does a full syringe of Juvederm go? Would I have enough for my smile lines, top and bottom lip, and the crease in my chin?

Doctor Answers 22

The best way to get your answer-- evaulation by a board certified plastic surgeon.

One syringe of Juvederm is 1 ml of the product. The amount of “territory” that can cover depends on the depth of the wrinkles you want to treat and the amount of enhancement you desire of the lips. Typically upper and lower lips alone require 1 syringe depending if you just need the corners of the mouth, or if the nasal labial folds (the parenthesis) need filling in too.If you try to stretch 1 syringe out to too many areas, you will not get enough effect anywhere and most likely be dissatisfied by the results. The best answer is to be evaluated by a board certified plastic surgeon who can assess your specific situation and come up with a plan that can adequately address your concerns in the most cost effective way possible.

Omaha Plastic Surgeon
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One syringe of Juvederm

That all depends what area you are getting done and the amount of volume loss you already have.   One syringe is usually good to treat the lips or NLF.  You'll need to present some pictures to be able to tell.   Good luck! 

Onir Spiegel, DDS, PhD
Chestnut Hill Dentist
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How much area can a syringe of Juvederm cover?

Good question. There are many factors involved in answering this question for you. The anatomy of your face, and where you are wanting injections. I would suggest being evaluated and the provider can give you specific answer based upon you anatomy.

Kristin J. Tarbet MD, FACS
Bellevue Oculoplastic Surgeon
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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.  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.

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It all depends on the severity of your lines and wrinkles. If they are quite deep, then you'll need more product to fill them in. As a result, a syringe may be able to treat all of these areas, but only if your concern isn't severe.

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The amount of Juvederm needed to correct an area depends on the patient. Most patients can achieve a significant improvement at the nasolabial folds with 1 full syringe, while others might need more. Normally 1 syringe is sufficient to fill the lips. It is unlikely that 1 syringe would be sufficient for more than one area. If you want a very subtle result, then 1 syringe could possibly do the job, but it also may not last very long. It is always best to have a consultation where you can be evaluated in person so that the amount of product you will need can be determined.

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