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JUVÉDERM® in Pittsburgh, PA

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About Juvéderm

Juvéderm is an effective, Food and Drug Administration (FDA)-approved dermal filler that is used to address lack of hydration and volume, aid in smoothing wrinkles in the facial skin, and augment and shape certain important facial structures/features such as the cheeks, lips, and for lip augmentation, one of Dr. Chiu's most sought after procedures. Our double board-certified plastic surgeon, Dr. Robert Chiu, offers all the different formulations of the Juvéderm family of injectables to help his Pittsburgh, PA patients achieve a more radiant and youthful-looking skin that defies the signs of aging.

Each Juvéderm variation is composed of hyaluronic acid, a natural substance found in the skin/body, that promotes structure and support in the face, helping to fill in wrinkles around the nasolabial folds as well as adding hydration and volume to the cheeks and lips. If patients are seeking a nonsurgical way to rejuvenate their skin, then we encourage them to schedule a consult at Today's Cosmetic Surgery to learn more about the benefits of this injectable.

Juvéderm Variations

Dr. Chiu offers his patients as many options as possible when it comes to achieving natural, rejuvenating results for their skin and face. He provides his patients with different variations of the highly effective wrinkle filler Juvéderm, which have been FDA approved and designed to address different cosmetic concerns. Today's Cosmetic Surgery is pleased to offer:

  • Juvéderm XC: Juvéderm XC is a powerhouse injectable for smoothing out wrinkles and lines around the mouth, nasolabial folds, and is a popular choice for lip augmentation and shaping. Expect noticeable improvement to the skin for up to 1 year.
  • Juvéderm XC Plus: Juvéderm Ultra Plus XC works to both level out wrinkles and folds in the skin as well as plump the facial tissues.
  • Juvéderm Volbella:
    Juvéderm Volbella XC is a newer, finer, smoother product in this filler line, FDA approved for treatment of the lip and lip lines without surgery. Injections of Volbella can also ease the wrinkles around the mouth.
  • Juvéderm Vollure:
    Juvéderm Vollure is the newest filler product and is injected into the facial skin to help decrease the presence of wrinkles around areas such as the nasolabial folds.

Ideal Candidates

The best candidates for Juvéderm:

  • Have moderate to deep lines around the nose and mouth (nasolabial folds)
  • Have thin lips and desire plumper lips
  • Have age-related volume loss in cheeks
  • Desire long-term results
  • Desire natural-looking results

What to Expect

Beforehand, Dr. Chiu will determine the appropriate formula, injection site(s), and the proper dosage to begin this in-office treatment. Juvéderm already has a numbing agent (Lidocaine) included, and Dr. Chiu will typically administer some topical numbing agent as well, making the treatment very well tolerated in most cases.The filler will be delivered through a fine needle to the lips, cheeks, and/or wrinkles and lines around the nose and mouth. Patients may feel a small pinch or a pressure sensation from the injections. The appointment time typically lasts 45 – 60 minutes. 

Anticipated Results

After the injection, there might be slight redness in the treated area. There could also be mild swelling, but it should go away rather quickly. Since there’s no downtime associated with Juvéderm, patients can return to their normal activities immediately, except for strenuous exercise. The face will be dramatically improved immediately after the treatment, and most patients can expect reliable results for up to 1 year. 

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Reduced Lines and Wrinkles

Juvéderm has not only become one of the most popular and trusted fillers on the market, but it is also one of the most impressive at diminishing tough lines and wrinkles. In addition, it can add needed volume to thin lips and deflated cheeks. To learn more about this very safe and successful treatment, contact our Pittsburgh, PA office for a consultation.

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