JUVÉDERM® in Philadelphia
JUVÉDERM® Ultra is an FDA -approved hyaluronic acid gel formulated with 0.3% lidocaine. JUVÉDERM® Ultra is designed to plump and add volume to the lips and smooth out other facial lines and creases such as nasolabial folds, marionette lines, and even depressed areas in the cheeks. It is also used as a “liquid facelift” to reshape and sculpt facial contours.
What is JUVÉDERM® Ultra Plus?
JUVÉDERM® Ultra Plus is FDA -approved. It is a more dense form of JUVÉDERM® Ultra therefore, it has a greater voluminous effect, where cheeks, lips, general folds, and very deep nasolabial folds.
How does JUVÉDERM® work?
JUVÉDERM® Ultra gel is injected into areas of facial tissue where moderate to severe wrinkles and folds occur. The injected gel adds immediate volume restoring a smoother appearance.
Where can JUVÉDERM® be injected?
For many of our patients, JUVÉDERM® Ultra is the ideal treatment for the correction of mild to moderate superficial wrinkles, thinning lips, and under eye volume loss.
Who can get JUVÉDERM®?
JUVÉDERM® Ultra is an optimal dermal filler treatment for our patients over the age of 21 who would like to treat minimal to severe nasolabial folds, marionette lines, thinning lips and loss of volume.
Who is not a candidate for JUVÉDERM®?
Patients with severe allergies to hyaluronic based fillers or lidocaine mixed in the filler, a history of anaphylaxis, an active infection near the site of injection and women who are currently pregnant and/or breastfeeding should not receive JUVÉDERM® Ultra.
What should I know before my JUVÉDERM® Ultra treatment?
Patients should stop taking aspirin, ibuprofen, and fish oil supplements for two weeks prior to injection, to decrease your risk of bruising at the injection site. We suggest that our patients take arnica two days prior to treatment.
Is there any downtime after my JUVÉDERM® Ultra treatment?
Although there is no real downtime for our patients, it is recommended to avoid strenuous activity 24 hours following the injection.
What are some of the possible side effects of JUVÉDERM® Ultra?
Potential side effects for our patients include: injection-site redness, swelling, pain, tenderness, firmness, lumps/bumps, bruising, discoloration, and itching.
What should I expect after my JUVÉDERM® Ultra treatment?
Our patients should see an immediate improvement in the treatment areas. Most patients need one treatment to achieve optimal results.
How long will my JUVÉDERM® Ultra treatment last?
Our patients should experience results for up to one year.
Why Choose Forever Young Medical Spa?
Our staff understands the importance of individual customization when performing aesthetic enhancement treatments in a medical spa setting. We take the necessary time to listen to your specific cosmetic and health-related goals before creating a treatment plan designed to safely and effectively fulfill those objectives.