Juvéderm is long-lasting gel dermal filler that replaces the hyaluronic acid (HA) that skin naturally loses from aging. HA is a natural moisturizer for the skin and when less is produced, the skin looses firmness and elasticity. This causes wrinkles in areas such as the edges of the lips and around the mouth and nose. Juvéderm is a nonsurgical treatment to restore the face’s youthful contours for those who do not want or are not ready for a full facelift. Patients desiring facial rejuvenation may schedule a consultation with Dr. Aimee Nguyen who will provide a thorough consultation and recommend an appropriate treatment plan.
"Dr. Nguyen is the Best - I can't be happier with the final results, Dr. Nguyen it's very professional and very perfectionist, you are in the best hands. Her team is great too, they make sure you understand the procedure and are always willing to address any concern you may have."- M. / RealSelf / Feb 11, 2019
"Great bedside manners, professional, best in her industry. Two years later and I am returning for more services and recommending everyone I know."- A.B. / Google / Feb 21, 2020
"I highly recommend Dr. Nguyen - Dr. Nguyen has great bedside manners, thorough explanation and holds her work to the highest standards. I had a vaginoplasty along with a bladder sling two years ago to help with incontinence and Interstitial Cystitis after having 4 kiddos. I recently returned to her office and had the G shot and Vaginal Rejuvination Shot. I would highly recommend her for any female issues you are having. I've referred two friends who have also worked with her and all of us have been extremely satisfied."- A. / RealSelf / Feb 21, 2020
"She is courteous, caring, professional and made very comfortable about getting surgery. Great staff!!"- L.A. / Google / Jan 25, 2020
"Kybella - I’ve been wanting Kybella for a little over 2 years and decided to take the plunge and do it on my 29th birthday (January 17, 2020). For reference I’m 109lbs and 5ft. I’ve always had a small double chin but it got worse with each pregnancy (2) and never went away like the rest of my pregnancy weight. During the consultation I was recommended 2 sessions (2nd session scheduled March 6th) 3 vials each time. We did the 1st session immediately after the consultation. The numbing was the most painful part, after that everything was a breeze.I’ll post pics of my journey. Today is day 1 following treatment (not 24hrs post yet) and I have some sensitivity and my “double chin” is jiggly. Some slight bruising but other than that no issues. I was advised to sleep elevated which I did and will continue to do so for the next 2 nights at least. I iced 3-4 times yesterday and so far 1 time today. I’ll post pics today of a couple months before/a couple weeks before/immediately after procedure/today (1 day after)."- E. / RealSelf / Jan 18, 2020
Juvéderm Procedural Technique
During a Juvéderm treatment, the face will be thoroughly cleansed and the areas where the injections will go in will be marked with ink. This filler product contains the numbing agent, lidocaine, so the injections cause very little discomfort, but numbing cream may be added if the patient is uncomfortable. After the injections, the Juvéderm will be massaged evenly across the face. Patients should allow 30 minutes for the actual treatment, and then 15-30 minutes to rest after the treatment. There may be some temporary redness and tingling, but usually light activity can be resumed right away and exercise can be resumed after 1 day.
Juvéderm Expected Cost
Juvéderm sessions usually cost between $400 and $1,000 and the effects of one session last up to one year. The total cost is based on the amount of Juvéderm used during the session.
Plan Your Procedure
- Average Cost
- $400 - $1,000
- Recovery Time
- 0 Minutes
- Average Procedure Time
- 15-30 Minutes
- Post-op Follow-up
- 30 Days
- Procedure Recovery Location
Juvederm Or Cosmetic Surgery?
Juvéderm, just like other cosmetic derma fillers, can create smooth, softer skin and diminish facial wrinkles for up to a full year. Over time, the effects of a filler product may decrease and at that time, patients may consider cosmetic surgery. In addition, in some cases, a filler will not help improve wrinkles, only surgery will. This is a discussion that can be had during the initial consultation.
Why Choose Juvederm?
Juvéderm is FDA approved and is shown to be safe and effective for the reduction of wrinkles. In addition, the results from a single treatment are longer lasting than some of the other fillers on the market. There are two different formulations of Juvéderm that are used for specific problem areas on the face, which means more personalized treatment planning for excellent results.
Where is it Used?
Juvéderm is usually recommended for the lips and nasolabial folds (laugh lines). It is also used to fill in the crack (the number "11") known as the glabella folds between the eyebrows. It is common to combine this filler with a wrinkle relaxer.