Juvederm XC – Clearwater / Tampa Bay

Juvederm is a new generation of dermal fillers from ALLERGAN, a world leader in surgical and non-surgical aesthetic products. It’s a natural, biodegradable gel that flows easily into your skin, instantly filling out those troublesome lines leaving a smooth and natural look and feel.

Juvederm contains the highest concentration of non-animal, cross-linked hyaluronic acid of any dermal filler currently available. It is currently the only approved hyaluronic acid dermal filler that has demonstrated its safety and effectiveness in patients of color.

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Juvederm is developed using the proprietary Hylacross technology, a technologically advanced manufacturing process that results in a malleable, smooth gel that flows easily into the skin and creates a smooth, natural look and feel. All other currently approved hyaluronic acid dermal fillers utilize a gel particle suspension formulation. These gel particles can be seen under magnification as opposed to the smooth formulation used in Juvederm.

Juvederm is available in two formulations to allow for a tailored treatment to your unique needs. Juvederm Ultra provides versatility in contouring and volumizing facial wrinkles and folds. Juvederm Ultra Plus is a more robust formulation for volumizing and correcting deeper folds and wrinkles.

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Common Questions About JUVÉDERM® XC

Q: How is JUVÉDERM® XC non-surgical filler used in treatment?

A: Dr. Besnoff will inject JUVÉDERM®  XC non-surgical filler into the skin using a fine needle to temporarily fill in the treatment area and smooth moderate to severe facial wrinkles such as parentheses (smile) lines and marionette lines.

Q: How long until I see results and how long dose it last?

A: Results are instant and can last up to one year.

Q: Is treatment with JUVÉDERM® XC non-surgical filler painful?

A: Injections may cause some discomfort during and after the injection. JUVÉDERM®  XC is formulated with lidocaine for a more comfortable treatment experience. We will numb (anesthetize) the treatment area to further minimize discomfort.

Q: Can people with different skin tones/colors be treated with JUVÉDERM® XC?

A: Yes. In fact, JUVÉDERM®  XC non-surgical filler has been studied in all skin types.

Q: What are the different types of wrinkles?

A: There are two different types of wrinkles:

  • Dynamic wrinkles are caused when muscles contract to make facial expressions such as smiles and frowns.
  • Static wrinkles develop because our skin’s natural substances (such as collagen and hyaluronic acid), which provide structure and volume, decrease over time.

Q: What is the difference between BOTOX® and JUVÉDERM®  XC?

A: BOTOX® Cosmetic and JUVÉDERM®  XC are two possible ways to treat moderate to severe facial lines and wrinkles. Both are non-surgical, but they work differently:

  • BOTOX® Cosmetic: Injected beneath the skin’s surface to target the underlying muscle activity which is one of the causes of moderate to severe frown lines between the brows and crow’s feet. BOTOX® Cosmetic temporarily reduce the activity of those muscles.
  • JUVÉDERM® XC: Injected into the skin to temporarily smooth moderate to severe wrinkles such as those around the nose and mouth.