I am 37 years old and this if my first experience with Juvederm. I have always been told that I look 10 years younger than I am, but with the stress I have had in my life over the past 9 months, I noticed a decline in my appearance.
I had Juvederm Ultra injected in my nasolabial folds yesterday. The left side line was more pronounced that the right side was, so the person who injected me started with the left....he wasn't sure he would be able to accomplish the results I wanted with one syringe and asked me how I felt about trying it out with one to see what we could do (I couldn't afford a second!) So anyway, It was an 8ml syringe and there was such a noticeable improvement with only 5.5 injected he stopped injecting. There was also a bit of swelling going on on the left side, so he wanted to stop there to let the swelling go down a few days and then we can see where we want to use the rest....
Well, it is the day after and besides a few pin spot bruises I have had no problems at all....The mild swelling has gone down on the left side too....what I see today, just one day after my injection is astounding, it almost makes me want to cry. There is such a noticeable improvement even with just 5.5ml injected. My self confidence in my looks has been taking a nose dive the last few months, I have been obsessing about these lines that seemed to appear in a matter of months. I now feel my confidence coming back and feel a ton better about how I look! I think with that one injection, it took 5 to 10 years off my face.
The nice thing about Juvederm is that if you don't use all the syringe, your practitioner can store it for use until next time. I will be going back in the next week or so to have the rest injected, after I look my face over for a bit and see where I think it's needed.
The place I went to for my injection was awesome...the staff are super friendly and the practitioner that injected me was very knowledgeable, kind and honest (He did not say oops! We need another syringe!! lol). He truly was amazed that we got the results we did with not even using a whole syringe. I am too:)
I fully believe that Juvederm was worth every penny I spent and hopefully the results will last as long as they say it can. Pain was pretty mild, just a sting during injection but other than that really its nothing...I actually went to work about an hour after the injection too.....
Thought I would add some photos of my results...it is pretty amazing to say the least! The first one was taken the night before I had the injection done. The second photo was taken about an hour to an hour and a half after I had the injection. No brusing was showing at that time, but a few hours later, I noticed just a few tiny ones. It is now Monday, 3 days after my procedure and the brusing has diminished, but not completely gone....still love the results!!