For those living in Northbrook, there is a new way to get your injectable fillers, which will offer a non-surgical and non-invasive option to correct folds and wrinkles in your facial skin. It is called Juvederm, and it is a gel filler that is composed of substances found in your body called hyaluronic acid. This gel is injected beneath your skin to offer a natural-looking appearance that is more youthful and smooth.
Results are immediate and treatments typically take about 15 to 20 minutes to complete. Many people call it the lunch-hour wrinkle fighter because it can be done on your lunch break, and you can go back to work immediately looking fresher and younger. Before the treatment takes place, you and your doctor will discuss what areas should be affected and then the injections will be given on the day of your appointment.
One of the primary advantages of using this system over others is that it is completely natural-looking. No one will know you had the treatment unless you wish to divulge the information. Some other treatments can cause freezing of the muscles, making it more noticeable, but this is simple and natural because it uses a substance that’s found in your body. This treatment option is the number one choice for men and women because it works well on all skin colors and are FDA approved.
No Recovery Time
Many other procedures are invasive or require surgery, meaning there will be downtime. You’ll be off work or may not be able to do the activities you enjoy. However, with this option, there is no recovery time.
There may be minimal discomfort at the injection site and can include swelling, firmness, redness and pain though they subside within a few hours or a day. Therefore, you won’t have to worry about taking time off work or stopping your daily activities. While these side effects may be upsetting to some, most people don’t worry too much because of the great benefits. However, you may want to take the rest of the day off work, so you aren’t walking around with swelling or redness in the face if it bothers you.
Where To Use
This treatment can be used on the face and neck, including near the eyes, mouth, cheeks, and jowls. Your doctor may also recommend it to be used in other areas of the body though it is only FDA approved for use in the face.
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