What are Juvéderm and Restylane injectable fillers?
We all know the inevitable is going to happen: our faces will all age. Some people get by with a few laugh lines and crinkles above the eyebrows. Other people end up with deep lines and wrinkles that can make them look much older than their actual age. Fillers are an excellent way to replace the loss of volume in the face and leave patients with a more youthful appearance. At the Center for Dermatology and Cosmetic Laser Surgery, we offer both Juvéderm and Restylane injectable fillers to reduce lines and rejuvenate your face. Dr. Bryan Selkin is a Board Certified Dermatologist and is specially trained in providing fillers to restore youth to the face.
Patients can end up with fine lines and wrinkles for a number of reasons. For some it’s prolonged sun exposure. For others, its genetic predisposition, or perhaps it’s simply the natural aging process. Whatever the reason, Dr. Selkin may suggest dermal fillers to combat wrinkles and lines.
Restylane & Juvéderm
Restylane is used primarily to reduce the appearance of wrinkles on the face. It is made of hyaluronic acid and is injected into the skin in areas of prominent wrinkles and folds. It works to add volume to provide a younger appearance. Some side effects, including minor redness, bruising and swelling can occur but usually disappear within a week. Restylane injections produce results that last for several months and patients can maintain those results with regular injections.
Juvéderm is another hyaluronic acid filler, similar to Restylane. Juvéderm can last slightly longer than Restylane and has a higher concentration of the active ingredient. Juvéderm comes as a thinner “Ultra” form for areas like the lips and for finer augmentation and filling, and as an “Ultra Plus” form for deeper lines and folds such as the nasolabial folds and marionette lines (corner of mouth).
After either procedure, it is best to avoid exercise for at least 8 hours and to also avoid hot showers. You may apply ice to the injection areas or gently massage them to reduce lumps. Treatment sites will gradually soften over several weeks after the procedure.
Dr. Selkin and the team Center for Dermatology and Cosmetic Laser Surgery specialize in determining which dermal filler is right for your individual needs. Our state of the art office delivers the latest in anti-aging treatments along with the highest level of patient care and satisfaction. If you want to improve your appearance and look younger with a dermatologist you can trust, call our office today to schedule a consultation.Back to Injectables Page