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Over time, your face loses that volume that gives your face a young appearance. This is due to the loss of fat and collagen. This loss of collagen and fat can cause lines and wrinkles on the face to become more prominent while making the skin droop and sink. This process results in an older appearance. One popular method of combatting the volume loss associated with aging is to inject hyaluronic acid filler.
One such hyaluronic acid filler is Juvéderm. Hyaluronic acid is a naturally occurring substance that can help reduce or eliminate the lines, wrinkles, and deflated look of a patient's face due to aging. The hyaluronic acid in Juvéderm is a carbohydrate in a gel form that attracts water. With this treatment, you will see immediate plumping of the skin right after the injections. The results of Juvéderm can last up to a year. Over time, the effects will fade as the hyaluronic acid slowly disintegrates back into the body naturally.
Juvéderm is FDA-approved for injection in the nasolabial folds, which are the parentheses around the mouth. Off-label, Juvéderm can also be used reduce the appearance of circles around the eyes, plump the lips, and volumize the cheeks. Juvéderm has also been used for rejuvenation of the hands.
At Dermatology Specialists of Illinois, Dr. Vic Khanna's Juvéderm patients look for a solution to age related facial volume loss. It is also very popular with younger patients who notice areas that they would like to enhance. Many younger patients think of Juvéderm as preventative maintenance for their skin. Most patients will qualify as candidates for this treatment. Satisfaction has been reported high, and most patients find that Juvéderm can help them restore a young appearance to their face.
Contact Dr. Khanna's team at Dermatology Specialists of Illinois today and schedule a consultation and find out everything you need to know about Juvéderm and other available treatments.
Call Dermatology Specialists of Illinois at (844) 307-7546 to schedule a consultation.