Juvederm® Can Smooth Creases and Lines and Boost Facial Volume*
JUVÉDERM® injections, available at Dr. James E. Murphy's office, can restore lost facial volume and improve other common aesthetic concerns to help you look youthful and refreshed. We proudly offer JUVÉDERM® Ultra XC, JUVÉDERM® Ultra Plus XC, and JUVÉDERM® VOLUMA™ XC, and now JUVEDERM® VOLUXTM These smooth, biocompatible gels are made with patented technology, and the results are long-lasting. Our Registerend Nurses are highly experienced administering dermal fillers, and use very precise techniques to deliver natural-looking results. To learn more about JUVÉDERM® and whether it is right for you, contact our Reno practice today.
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Addressing Signs of Aging
Your body naturally produces hyaluronic acid. This substance keeps your skin hydrated and gives it a youthful firmness and elasticity. However, your body produces less hyaluronic acid as you age. As a result, your skin may become looser, and you may develop wrinkles and deeper creases, especially in your mid-face.
JUVÉDERM® is a hyaluronic acid-based dermal filler. Your esthetician will inject the gel under the surface of your skin, where it will fill in creases and sunken areas. It will also increase hyaluronic acid levels, so that your skin can naturally hold in more moisture. JUVÉDERM® is made with patented HYLACROSS™ technology, giving it a smooth, natural consistency. This advanced formula also means that the results of your treatment could last for up to a year.
Is JUVÉDERM® Right for You?
At Murphy Plastic Surgery & Medical Spa, we offer JUVÉDERM® Ultra XC and JUVÉDERM® Ultra Plus XC, as well as the recently developed JUVÉDERM® VOLUMA™ XC. If you are concerned with deep creases around your mouth and nose, you may benefit from JUVÉDERM®. For deep folds that need a greater degree of enhancement, your esthetician may recommend JUVÉDERM® Ultra Plus XC, which has a stronger formula. JUVÉDERM® Voluma™ XC may be best for you if you have lost volume in and around your cheeks.
If you want to enjoy a younger appearance, but you are not ready for a full facelift, JUVÉDERM® may be right for you. This dermal filler can also be a great touch-up treatment after a facelift or other procedure.
The Treatment Process
JUVÉDERM® injections typically take about 15 minutes. To achieve the most natural results, your esthetician will carefully plan out the precise locations for your injections. In some cases, he or she may numb your skin before treatment. However, JUVÉDERM® contains lidocaine. Therefore, you will typically experience minimal discomfort, even without local anesthesia.
The injections involve no downtime, and you can return to work or other activities immediately after your treatments. However, you should avoid sun exposure, strenuous exercise, and alcohol consumption for 24 hours after your injections. You may experience some minor sensitivity in the treatment area. Non-prescription medications and ice packs are typically sufficient to ease any discomfort.
Benefits and Results*
Following your JUVÉDERM® injections, you will see immediate results. Most patients only need a single treatment session to enjoy the many benefits of this dermal filler. Following just one appointment, you could benefit from:
- Less noticeable nasolabial folds
- Decreased “marionette lines”
- Improved facial contours, especially in the cheeks
The results of your treatment can last for up to a year. With your esthetician’s or James E. Murphy, M.D.’s approval, it is safe to undergo touch-ups on a routine basis.
* Note: Results are not guaranteed and can vary per individual. Some images are of models, not actual patients. *
Pro-Nox™: Innovative Pain Relief
The Pro-Nox system from CAREstream is an innovative device that puts you in control of your comfort. This system allows you to self-administer pain medication throughout your procedure as you need it. The fast-acting nitrous oxide mixture only lasts five minutes, meaning you can drive yourself home once you are finished with treatment. The system is incredibly safe and has been used for decades around the world.
Contact Us Today
Learn more about how you can achieve a dramatically younger appearance after just one 15-minute treatment. Contact our office today to find out if JUVÉDERM® is right for you.