Juvéderm is an injectable dermal filler, which means it’s used to “fill in” fine lines and wrinkles in the skin on your face. If you have smile lines, smoker’s lines, thinning lips, lines in the corner of your mouth, or thinning and sagging skin from aging, consider coming in for Juvéderm treatments with Stephanie Herrera, MD, at Lake Jackson Medical Spa.
Juvéderm can take years off your appearance without surgery and help you feel happier when you look in the mirror. There’s no need to feel bad about aging when this simple in-office treatment can help.
Juvéderm is safe, fast, and effective
The secret to Juvéderm’s success is hyaluronic acid, a natural substance found in your skin. It helps to hydrate and plump the skin, but our bodies produce less of it as we age. When Dr. Herrera injects this gel-like substance into your facial wrinkles and folds, it instantly rejuvenates and smooths out these areas by plumping up the area.
The results from your treatment with Juvéderm can last anywhere from 6-18 months. It depends on how much product was used and how long it takes your body to reabsorb the hyaluronic acid.
The good news is Juvéderm is safe, minimally invasive, and provides natural-looking results when injected by an experienced physician like Dr. Herrera.
What to expect during your Juvéderm appointment
Before doing any treatments, Dr. Herrera consults with you about your goals. She assesses your face and decides whether a dermal filler is right for you. Your appointment should take less than one hour and can be as short as 15 minutes depending on how much filler is needed.
After cleaning your face with an antibacterial agent, Dr. Herrera injects Juvéderm with a fine needle. You shouldn’t feel much of anything because the product contains lidocaine, a local anesthetic, that helps numb the area. After each injection, she massages and evaluates the site before moving on to the next area. Before you know it, you’re done, and you’ll notice an immediate difference in your wrinkles and fine lines.
You may experience mild side effects from your treatment including mild redness, tenderness, or a puffy appearance. Ice packs, gentle facial massage, and over-the-counter pain relievers can help ease your symptoms. You should be able to resume your normal activities but may be asked to avoid strenuous exercise for a day or two.
At your initial consultation, we’ll determine how many treatments you’ll need and discuss when you should come in for repeat injections down the road. Let our staff at Lake Jackson Medical Spa know if you have any questions or concerns. We’re here to help.
If you want to look younger without having plastic surgery, Juvéderm may be right for you. Call our office in Lake Jackson, Texas, to make an appointment or book your consultation online today.