How Long Does It Take for Juvederm® to Work?

Have you noticed that certain areas of your face have lost volume with time, whether it’s thinning lips or gaunt cheeks? Volume loss is a common sign of aging, and it often goes hand-in-hand with fine lines and wrinkles. One of the popular treatment options for both these concerns is dermal fillers. At Specialty Aesthetic Surgery, we offer multiple dermal filler brands, including Juvederm®, to restore your youthful appearance.

What are Juvederm® Dermal Fillers?

Juvederm® is a popular brand of dermal fillers that are used to enhance and restore facial features. Juvederm® fillers are FDA-approved and are considered to be safe and effective. 

These fillers are made up of hyaluronic acid, a naturally occurring substance found in the body that helps to keep the skin hydrated and plump. The gel-like formula of Juvederm® fillers creates immediate volume while also moisturizing your skin from the inside out. 

There are several types of Juvederm® fillers available, each designed to treat different areas of the face. Some of the most popular types include Juvederm® Voluma™, which is used to add volume to the cheeks; Juvederm® Ultra XC, used to plump the lips; and Juvederm® Vollure™ to smooth out wrinkles and fine lines.

What Can Juvederm® Treat?

Juvederm® fillers are incredibly versatile and can treat a wide range of cosmetic concerns. Each formula has different properties and consistencies to make it ideal for specific treatment areas. Some of the most common uses include:

  • Adding volume to the cheeks: Juvederm® Voluma™ is specifically designed to add volume to the cheeks, giving the face a more youthful, lifted appearance. This can restore age-related volume loss or enhance the cheekbones for younger patients.
  • Plumping the lips: Many people are interested in lip augmentation but not ready to commit to surgery and implants. Juvederm® Ultra XC is a popular choice for those looking to add volume and definition to their lips with a convenient injectable.
  • Smoothing out wrinkles and fine lines: Vollure™ and other Juvederm® fillers can be used to smooth out wrinkles around the mouth, nose, and forehead, like nasolabial folds and laugh lines.
  • Enhancing facial contours: Several Juvederm® fillers can be used to enhance facial contours and improve the overall shape and balance of the face.

When Will I See Results With Juvederm®?

The great thing about Juvederm® fillers is that you’ll see results almost immediately after treatment. There’s no need to wait weeks for results or recovery. Unlike some other cosmetic procedures, there is no downtime required, and you can resume your normal activities right away.

However, it is important to note that while you will see immediate results, these results may not be your final outcome. It can take a few days for the filler to settle into place and for any swelling or bruising to subside. This means that while you may see a noticeable improvement right away, the final result may not be fully apparent for a week or two.

How Long Do Juvederm® Fillers Last?

The duration of dermal fillers like Juvederm® can vary from person to person. Factors such as the type of filler used, the area being treated, and individual differences in metabolism can all affect how long the results last.

Most Juvederm® fillers can last anywhere from six months to two years, depending on the specific product used and the area being treated. For example, Juvederm® Voluma is designed to last up to two years in the cheeks, while Juvederm® Ultra XC is typically expected to last around six to nine months in the lips. Fillers usually don’t last as long in facial areas that experience a lot of movement, like the mouth. 

While the effects of Juvederm® fillers are not permanent, patients can maintain their results with occasional touch-up treatments. By getting maintenance treatments every several months as needed, you can extend the duration of your results and keep your skin looking youthful and refreshed.

Am I a Good Candidate for Juvederm®? 

One of the benefits of injectables like Juvederm® is that almost anyone is a candidate, and you don’t need to worry about the downtime or risks associated with surgical alternatives. Whether you have facial volume loss, thinning lips, lines and wrinkles, or just want to enhance your contours, there’s probably a Juvederm® filler that can help.

Our injection experts at Specialty Aesthetic Surgery also offer multiple other dermal fillers, including Radiesse®, Belotero Balance®, and Bellafil®. During your consultation, we’ll discuss your goals and assess your facial structure to determine the best dermal filler for you. Some patients may also benefit from a liquid facelift that combines multiple fillers injected strategically throughout the face for a comprehensive rejuvenation effect.

Take the Next Step – Request a Consultation

Want to learn more about facelifts? Schedule your consultation online or by calling Specialty Aesthetic Surgery at (212) 737-8700. We look forward to working with you!

Specialty Aesthetic Surgery serves the greater NYC metro area.

About Our Surgeons

Bruce Moskowitz is an experienced oculoplastic surgeon. His practice encompasses all areas of oculoplastic cosmetic and reconstructive surgery. He has a well-known reputation for revision surgery, and a large portion of his practice comes from other colleagues to revise sub-optimal outcomes.

Grigoriy Mashkevich is an experienced and double-board certified facial plastic surgeon. He belongs to a highly select group of surgeons with a focused specialization in cosmetic and reconstructive surgery of the nose, face, and neck. 

Dr. Anna Frants is a board-certified facial plastic surgeon who is experienced in cosmetic and reconstructive surgery. Her areas of surgical specialty include the face, neck, nose, eyelids, eyebrows, and ears. 

*Individual results may vary. 

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