Dermal fillers are often used to address a loss of facial volume. When dermal fillers are injected into the affected areas they can fill the void under the skin and erase creases. The results are a natural, more youthful look, with softer facial contours and a healthier appearance. The newest and safest Dermal Filler is Hyaluronic Acid (H.A). This product can fill lines (e.g. Laughter lines and Marionette lines) and also volumise and re-establish the youthful contour of the skin.
Hyaluronic Acid fillers are similar to collagen but last longer (for up to 12 months) and do not require skin testing for allergies. Juvederm is made by Allergan, a well-respected company that is also the makers of Botox. The FDA has approved Juvederm Dermal Fillers.
Juvederm represents a significant advancement in Dermal Fillers because they have naturally modified forms of Hyaluronic Acid. This substance appears naturally in the body. They have an enormous safety record and are a non-animal product without any organic solvents. The advantage of Juvederm Dermal Fillers is that they naturally attract water molecules and hydrate the skin by holding in water and acting as a cushioning agent. They are great for addressing folds in the skin and deeper crevices, such as the nasolabial folds and marionette folds that extend downward from the corners of the mouth. Furthermore, Juvederm Dermal Fillers require less volume to fill wrinkles and hard to treat skin folds.
There is typically no downtime with Juvederm Dermal Fillers, although patients may experience mild swelling, redness and/or throbbing at the injection sites. However, patients may resume all normal activity immediately following the injections.
There is no upper or lower age limit for anti-ageing treatment with the Juvederm range of products (except for children), but those patients with very thin skin will need different treatment to those with thicker skin. Our skilled staff will be able to advise you on whether you are well-suited for treatment.
Pricing depends on the amount of Juvederm product needed to adequately treat the desired areas and, therefore, varies from case to case. Typically each Juvederm vial costs £240 to administer and each vial may be able to do more than one facial area depending on the size of the area.
Our resident facial rejuvenation expert is Dr. Niall Hutchinson. He has extensive experience administering Dermal Fillers and Botox, and has successfully performed well over 3,000 treatments. Niall has developed his facial rejuvenation techniques which are painless and give a natural looking result.