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The Benefits of Juvederm | Casey Powell PA

Like so many people, we become naturally concerned when we begin to notice prominent facial lines knocking upon our doors.  Although these lines may appear to be thin and unnoticeable in the beginning, they will undoubtedly widen and deepen as we age. For this, there is a solution – Juvederm!

THE JUVEDERM FAMILY OF FILLERS:  Juvederm is a collection of hyaluronic acid fillers, which include Volbella, Vollure, Voluma, Ultra, and Ultra Plus. Each product is intended to treat different areas of the face.  Hyaluronic Acid, a naturally occurring chemical in the human body, is the key ingredient within Juvederm. As we age, Hyaluronic Acid levels naturally drop in the human body and result in noticeable changes in facial expressions.  Juvederm treatments can restore volume to your face and can reclaim your youthful expression. Each patient is different, but expected results can last anywhere from 6-16 months depending on your lifestyle. Below is a quick breakdown of the Juvederm Family.


Dermal Fillers: A Modern Fountain of Youth for Facial Rejuvenation

Dermal Fillers fall into a category called, “Hyaluronic Acid Fillers” and can help smooth the appearance of a full range of areas on the face and body.  Dermal Fillers are a fast and simple solution for stubborn etched-in smile lines, vertical lip lines, crow’s feet, NSL folds, forehead lines, and can even remedy any darkness and/or hollowing under the eyes.  Dermal Fillers can also be used to reduce the appearance of scarring. If you are looking to learn more about the various dermal filler procedures in Santa Monica, I offer to you these frequently asked questions that I have received from many of my clients.

Are Dermal Fillers the Same as Botox?
No, they are not.  Fillers are in a different class than Botox and behave much differently than Botox. For starters, Botox is a neurotoxin which temporarily paralyzes the muscles in the treatment area.   Dermal Fillers simply fill in areas of the skin and smooths out the treatment area.  Dermal Fillers allow the skin to retain its fee, flex…