Juvederm Newport Beach
Juvederm is a specially formulated hyaluronic acid gel injectable filler ideal for filling fine lines, wrinkles and facial folds.
Once injected beneath the skin it adds volume and structure for a smoother, more youthful appearance. For those seeking non-invasive facial rejuvenation in SoCal and Orange County, Juvederm injections with renowned Newport Beach facial plastic surgeon Dr. Batniji may be the ideal solution.
Hyaluronic acid is a naturally occurring complex sugar which contributes to the moisture and elasticity in the skin. As we age, our natural hyaluronic acid diminishes. Juvederm can restore this lost hyaluronic acid, hydrating the skin and restoring volume and structure. This is an excellent treatment for plumping facial lines, wrinkles and deep folds, enhancing and augmenting the lips, reducing smile lines and shaping facial contours.
A consultation with Dr. Batniji at his Newport Beach practice will determine whether or not you are a good candidate for treatment with Juvederm or if other procedures may better help you meet your aesthetic goals. Patients with a history of facial cold sores may be at an increased risk of recurrence due to needle punctures; however, medications can be taken to help minimize recurrence. Patients should avoid taking high doses of Vitamin E, aspirin, St. John’s Wort, and non-steroidal anti-inflammatory medications for at least one week prior to injection as these medications may increase the risk of bleeding and bruising.
During treatment, Dr. Batniji uses a fine needle to inject the solution beneath the skin. To maximize the patient’s comfort, the treatment area may be anesthetized prior to injection. Swelling, redness, discomfort and slight bruising may occur at the injection site following treatment. These side effects are typically short lived and subside within forty-eight hours. The wrinkle smoothing effect typically lasts six to nine months.
What is Juvederm?
Juvederm is a smooth gel injectable filler comprised of hyaluronic acid. Once injected beneath the skin, Juvederm instantly restores volume and smoothes facial wrinkles and folds for temporary improvement. This is an ideal treatment for smile lines and nasolabial folds. There are two formulations of Juvederm: Juvederm Ultra and Juvederm Ultra Plus.
What is Juvederm indicated for the treatment of.
Juvederm, including Juvederm Ultra and Juvederm Ultra Plus, is indicated for the correction of moderate to severe facial wrinkles and folds like the nasolabial folds. It is injected into the mid to deep dermis.
What is the difference between Juvederm Ultra and Juvederm Ultra Plus?
The two formulations of Juvederm allow the treatment to be tailored to the patient’s unique needs. Juvederm Ultra is a thinner gel ideal for treating fine lines, wrinkles and scars. Juvederm Ultra Plus is a thicker consistency and is often preferred for lip augmentation, facial shaping and treatment of deeper facial folds and wrinkles. During consultation with Dr. Batniji at his SoCal office, he will be able to recommend the best product for your individual needs.
How is Juvederm different from other types of injectable fillers?
Juvederm contains the highest concentration of cross-linked hyaluronic acid of any injectable filler currently available. It also has a smooth gel consistency rather than a granular consistency like other hyaluronic acid fillers. This allows for a smoother, more natural look and feel and long-lasting improvement. Juvederm is also the first hyaluronic acid filler that has been proven safe and effective in patients of color.
How is Juvederm different from Botox?
Juvederm fills facial wrinkles and lines, restoring volume that has diminished with age. It provides a smooth, natural result and is ideal for treating perioral lines and nasolabial folds. Botox relaxes the muscle activity associated with frown lines and other dynamic wrinkles. Dr. Batniji if Orange County is a highly qualified facial plastic surgeon with extensive experience in injectable treatments. He will be able to recommend the best injectable to help you achieve your aesthetic goals.
What is hyaluronic acid?
Hyaluronic acid is a substance which occurs naturally in the human body, adding hydration and volume to the skin. Hyaluronic acid substances are commonly used for arthritic joints, eye surgeries and wound repair.
What does it mean for hyaluronic acid to be cross-linked?
Cross-linking is the process of creating a gel product containing hyaluronic acid that may be injected beneath the skin.
How is Juvederm used?
At his Newport Beach, California, practice, Dr. Batniji commonly uses Juvederm to smooth moderate to severe facial wrinkles and folds. Some of the most common areas for treatment include the smile lines, nasolabial folds, and marionette lines. Dr. Batniji uses a very fine needle to inject the Juvederm which temporarily hydrates and smoothes the skin.
How long do the results of Juvederm last?
The wrinkles smoothing effect of Juvederm typically lasts 6 to 9 months.
Are Juvederm injections very painful?
As with any injectable treatment, patients may experience some discomfort. However, the smooth gel consistency allows for easy, smooth transfer. In addition, Dr. Batniji uses a very fine needle and may anesthetize the treatment area prior to injection.
How long is treatment with Juvederm?
It takes just 15 minutes or so to complete the injection process with Juvederm.
What are the potential side effects associated with Juvederm?
Side effects with Juvederm are typically mild to moderate and resolve quickly. The most common side effects include redness, swelling, bruising, tenderness, firmness, lumps, itching and discoloration at the injection site. As with any injectable treatment there is also a risk of infection.
Is Juvederm safe in people of color?
Juvederm is safe in patients of color. In fact, it is the first FDA-approved hyaluronic acid filler that has been proven safe and effective in individuals of color, with studies showing no increased risk of hyperpigmentation or hypertrophic scarring.