The New Generation Juvéderm® Family of Dermal Fillers
As we age, we may start to look more tired than we feel - lips and cheeks in particular can show the first signs of ageing, losing volume and deflating rather like a balloon. Fine lines appear on the upper lip, causing lipstick to smudge and the clear sharp definition we once had becomes blurred. The French believe this volume loss has more effect on our appearance than the development of wrinkles or lines and so their approach to enhancing the face is to carefully replace volume in areas it has been depleted rather than attempting to eradicate lines.
The products the French doctors favour to enhance what they refer to as the “natural beauty” of the face are BOTOX® and the “new generation” dermal fillers such as Voluma and Juvéderm®. Made in France, Juvéderm® has been the favourite amongst appearance medicine doctors in Europe for many years and has been taking Australia by storm since its launch there in 2006.
Shadows and hollowing beneath the eyes tend to make us look tired but can effectively and easily be treated with a small amount of Juvederm, filling in hollows and reducing unwanted “dark circles”.
As we age the plump smooth cheeks of youth gradually flatten as the fat pads descend. Replacing cheek fullness and enhancing the natural cheekbone line can have a dramatic yet subtle effect and is easily achieved with Voluma, the latest treatment from the Juvederm range of hyaluronic acid fillers from Allergan which has been designed specifically for cheek enhancement.
If this is your first time at FaceWorks Appearance Medicine & Skincare you will need to make an Initial Consultation to assess your suitability for this treatment and to devise and individualised treatment plan.
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JUVEDERM ULTRA TM & JUVEDERM ULTRA PLUS TM injectable gels are Prescription Medicines containing 24 mg/mL cross linked hyaluronic acid. They are used for the filling of medium size and deep facial wrinkles by injection into the skin and for creating definition and volume in the lips. They should be administered only by trained medical professionals. Talk to your specialist about the benefits/risks of this procedure in appearance medicine. Cautions: Use in an area that has been treated with another dermal filler. People with autoimmune disease; or who are pregnant, breastfeeding, age under 18; or have an increased susceptibility to keloid formation and hypertrophic scarring. Possible Side Effects: Injection site inflammatory reactions (redness/swelling /itching/pain on pressure); induration or nodules; discolouration; weak filling effect. If you have any side effects or concerns speak to your doctor. You will need to pay for this medicine. Normal Doctors visit fees apply. Speak to your specialist about your own situation.
JUVÉDERM ULTRA and JUVEDERM ULTRA PLUS are trademarks.
Allergan Australia Pty Ltd. 810 Pacific Hwy, Gordon NSW 2072.
Allergan New Zealand Ltd. PO Box 1873 Auckland 1140, New Zealand
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