Dermal fillers (Juvéderm™, Restylane) are soft replenishing injectables made from hyaluronic acid, which adds volume to minimize the appearance of wrinkles and skin thinning. Hyaluronic acid injections have also been shown to stimulate collagen production.
Best of all, the results are instantaneous and natural-looking. With minimal downtime, this treatment has also been demonstrated to be safe for all skin tones (approved by Health Canada).
What can you do with dermal fillers (Juvéderm™, Restylane)?
Here are the regions or wrinkles that can be erased with hyaluronic acid:
- Lips : 1-2 Syringes
- Cheeks : 2-6 Syringes
- Bags under the eyes / Tear Trough treatment : 1-2 Syringes
- Marionette lines around the mouth: 1-4 Syringes
- Hands : 2-4 Syringes
- Labia rejuvenation: 5-6 Syringes for labia majora and minora
However, the product can also be used to reconstruct noses, jaw lines and ears so it offers a viable and affordable alternative to going under the knife.
Is the injection of dermal fillers (Juvéderm™, Restylane) painful?
Most patients find the procedure very comfortable even without analgesia. However, clients can ask for a certain type of Juvéderm™ with lidocaine – an effective localized pain reliever. This formulation provides a gentle and comfortable injection experience so you can feel good during AND after the treatment. If need may be, an analgesic cream can be applied a few minutes before to make sure the patient is perfectly comfortable.
How long is the treatment with dermal fillers (Juvéderm™, Restylane)?
The treatement, including the greeting and medical record assessment, lasts 30 minutes and 45 minutes for a combination with Botox®.
How long do dermal fillers (Juvéderm™, Restylane) last?
The effects vary from client to client but it can last up to 12 months. Actually, Juvéderm™ has released a new type of dermal filler called VOLUMA™ that can last up to 18 months.