In the past, the only way to combat signs of aging was to undergo surgery or use harsh chemicals that could damage the skin. However, thanks to advances in medical technology, we now have a much safer and more effective way to turn back the clock on aging skin. At Priority You in Clearwater, FL, we offer Juvederm Vollure to help our patients look and feel their best.
What Is Juvederm Vollure Used for?
Juvederm Vollure is made from a substance called hyaluronic acid, which occurs naturally in the body. When injected into the skin, hyaluronic acid helps to add volume and reduce the appearance of wrinkles. The injectable is specifically designed for use in the mid-face area, where it can help to smooth out the so-called “parentheses lines” that run from the nose to the corners of the mouth.
In addition, Juvederm can also be used to improve the look of marionette lines. The injectable has been shown to provide long-lasting results, with patients seeing an improvement in the appearance of their wrinkles for up to 18 months.
The lips are one of the first places that people notice when they look at your face. They can also be one of the first places to show signs of aging. Juvederm can be used to plump up the lips and give them a more youthful appearance. It can also be used to correct asymmetry in the lips and to reduce the appearance of fine lines around the mouth.
Smile lines, also known as Crow’s feet, are another common area that people use Juvederm for. These lines appear on the outside corners of your eyes and can become more pronounced as you age. Juvederm can help to fill in these lines and give your skin a radiant, firm appearance.
Fine wrinkles are small wrinkles that often appear on the forehead or around the eyes. They can be caused by sun damage, smoking, or simply aging.
Marionette lines are long, vertical wrinkles that run from the corners of your mouth down toward your chin. They tend to become more pronounced with age and can make you look sad or angry. Juvederm can help to soften marionette lines and add volume to the skin.
Reasons You’ll Love Juvederm Vollure
1. Contains Lidocaine
Lidocaine is a local anesthetic that is often used in cosmetic procedures. It works by blocking the nerves that transmit pain signals to the brain. This can help to reduce discomfort during injections, and it can also help to minimize the appearance of bruises and swelling. The Juvederm injectable contains a small amount of lidocaine, which can help to make the injection process more comfortable.
2. Results Are Immediate
Unlike some other dermal fillers, which can take up to two weeks to settle into place, Juvederm produces visible results almost immediately after injection — with continued improvement over time as ultrafine lines soften away completely.
3. Results Are Long-Lasting
One of the big selling points of Juvederm Vollure is that it produces results that can last up to 18 months. That’s much longer than other types of dermal fillers, making it an excellent option for anyone looking for a safe and effective way to reduce the signs of aging.
4. Little to No Downtime Involved
Unlike some cosmetic procedures such as facelifts, there is no downtime associated with Juvederm injections. You can have the treatment done on your lunch break and head back to work immediately afterward with no one being any the wiser.
5. Side Effects Are Minimal
Some patients may experience temporary bruising or swelling at the injection site. However, these side effects are usually short-lived and easily managed.
6. Uses Hyaluronic Acid
Hyaluronic acid is a substance that occurs naturally in your body and plays an important role in keeping your skin hydrated and plump. Because Juvederm contains hyaluronic acid, there’s no risk of allergic reaction or adverse side effects — just smooth, hydrated skin!
FDA approval is always an important consideration when choosing any cosmetic procedure or injectable treatment. You can rest assured knowing that Juvederm has undergone rigorous testing and has been deemed safe and effective by the FDA for the treatment of wrinkles and fine lines in adults over 21 years of age.
Ways To Maximize Your Juvederm Results
1. Avoid Smoking
Smoking causes damage to your skin at the cellular level, which can break down the collagen in your skin and lead to premature wrinkling. If you smoke, it’s best to quit altogether. However, if you are unable to quit, try to avoid smoking for at least a week before and after your treatment.
2. Limit Your Sun Exposure
Excessive sun exposure can cause damage to your skin and lead to premature aging. To protect your skin, apply a broad-spectrum sunscreen with an SPF of 30 or higher every day, and limit your time in direct sunlight.
3. Eat a Healthy Diet
A healthy diet is essential for maintaining healthy skin and minimizing the signs of aging. Foods that are high in antioxidants, vitamins, and minerals are particularly beneficial for the skin. Antioxidants help to protect the skin from damage caused by free radicals, while vitamins and minerals help to keep the skin hydrated and promote collagen production.
Foods to include in a healthy diet for the skin include berries, dark leafy greens, fatty fish, eggs, and nuts. These foods are all rich in nutrients that are essential for healthy skin. In contrast, processed foods, sugary snacks, and alcohol can all cause inflammation and damage to the skin.
4. Stay Hydrated
When you are well-hydrated, your skin is better able to maintain its elasticity and firmness, both of which are essential for achieving long-lasting results from Juvederm. In addition, water helps to flush out toxins and impurities that can cause premature aging of the skin. For best results, we recommend drinking eight glasses of water per day.
5. Moisturize Regularly
Moisturizing your skin can help prevent dryness and flaking, protect against environmental damage, and improve the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles. When selecting a moisturizer, choose one that is suitable for your skin type. If you have dry skin, look for a formula that is rich and emollient. Oily skin types should opt for a lighter, oil-free moisturizer. And if you have sensitive skin, choose a hypoallergenic option that is free from fragrances and other potential irritants.
6. Use Gentle Skincare Products
Harsh cleansers and exfoliants can damage the delicate skin around the injection site, causing redness, swelling, and even bruising. In addition, harsh skincare products can increase the risk of infection. By contrast, gentle skincare products can help to soothe and protect the skin, allowing the Juvederm to work its best.
7. Get Enough Sleep
Sleep is critical for optimal health and well-being. It is during sleep that our bodies repair and regenerate, and our brains consolidate memories and process information. Humans usually need 7-8 hours of sleep per night for optimal health, but many people do not get enough quality sleep on a regular basis. Poor sleep can have a profound impact on our health, including our skin health.
Sleep deprivation can lead to increased inflammation, which can worsen conditions like acne, psoriasis, and eczema. It can also accelerate skin aging and contribute to the development of fine lines and wrinkles. In addition, lack of sleep can interfere with the body’s natural healing process, making it more difficult to see results from your skin rejuvenation efforts.
8. Exercise Regularly
Exercise helps improve blood circulation throughout your body, including to the surface of your skin. This can help give you a glowy complexion and can actually make you look younger over time.
Stress can cause tension in your facial muscles, which can lead to the formation of wrinkles. In addition, stress causes damage at the cellular level, which can break down collagen and elasticity in your skin. To keep your skin looking its best, try to relax with some deep breathing and physical exercises such as yoga.
Don’t Wait Any Longer To Achieve the Youthful Look You Desire!
Juvederm Vollure is a dermal filler that is used to smooth out wrinkles and fine lines in the face. It is made from hyaluronic acid, and it can last for up to 18 months. If you are interested in learning more about Juvederm or any of our other dermal fillers, contact us at Priority You in Clearwater, FL. We would be happy to answer any questions you may have and help you determine if this treatment is right for you.