What is Juvederm?
Juvederm ™ is an injected filler treatment that makes use of crystal-clear gel to take care of skin imperfections such as wrinkles and acne scars. As an FDA-approved product, Juvederm is comprised of a natural substance called hyaluronic acid that can be used to treat deep folds, dark under eye circles, enhance the lips and shape the facial features such as the cheeks or chin.
What are the skin conditions that Juvederm can effectively treat?
Juvederm is an effective solution in removing wrinkles. As we age, the volume, elasticity and fullness of the skin begin to deteriorate, resulting into unwanted wrinkles and folds. With the use of Juvederm, the skin can have its youthful appearance back. Because the procedure is so effective, patients also opt to use Juvederm on their lips to make them fuller and richer.
What is hyaluronic acid?
Hyaluronic acid is a natural substance found in every living thing. Its job is to fill the gaps between collagen and the elastin fibers in our skin. This essential, all-natural component is found in Juvederm, making it a valuable product for skin regeneration.
How does Juvederm work?
Juvederm works by injecting the problem area with small amounts of crystal-clear gel through a very fine needle. The gel then acts directly to fill the wrinkles or folds or enhances the lips. After being injected, the gel can be smoothened or sculpted to attain the attractive, natural looking results. The whole procedure will only take a few minutes depending on the area being injected.
How long does the Juvederm effect last?
After the treatment, you can instantly see and feel the noticeable difference. You can go back to your normal activities once the procedure is done. The results of Juvederm will last at least six months and up to 12 months. This depends on the area being treated.
Is the Juvederm injection procedure painful?
There is minimal pain involved with Juvederm treatment. A tiny needle is used for the injection, and the new Juvederm syringes comes with built-in anesthesia (lidocaine) inside the syringe, which works to numb the skin quickly as the product is injected.
Who performs the Juvederm injection?
All the Juvederm procedures are performed by Dr. Eric Schweiger, a Manhattan Board Certified Dermatologist. Dr. Schweiger has extensive experience injecting Juvederm and is an expert injector.
How much do Juvederm treatments cost?
The price of the procedure can vary depending on the area treated and required volume needed to provide the perfect result.
There are so many dermatologists in NYC, how do I pick the right dermatologist for my Juvederm Injection?
It is important to choose a Board Certified dermatologist who has extensive filler injection experience. Dr. Schweiger is a Board Certified Dermatologsit, and has experience injecting hundreds of patients. Dr. Schweiger has published several articles educating other physicians how to optimally use filler. He published the very first article explaining how to inject hyaluronic acid fillers in the lip of a patient who had cleft-lip.
Where are the procedures performed?
Dr. Schweiger performs all his Restylane injections himself, in his state of the art medical center in Midtown, New York (Manhattan).
To Schedule a Juvederm Consultation with NY Dermatologist, Dr. Schweiger, please call 212-283-3000.