Medspa in Pearl River, NY offers Juvéderm®
As we age, deep wrinkles and permanent furrows can develop in the skin due to the overuse and constant muscle contractions. These lines and wrinkles around the eyes and mouth, as well as between eyebrows and on the forehead, can make one look older, sad, angry or tired. Fortunately, Juvéderm® Injectable Gel can help to eliminate these signs of aging restoring a more refreshed and younger appearance.
What can Juvéderm® do for me?
Patients can maintain the natural features which define who they are and also gain a younger appearance. Juvéderm® Is most effective in reducing the lines that run from the bottom of the nose to the corner of the mouth on both sides of the face.
Am I a good candidate for Juvéderm®?
Juvéderm® injections are there for any patient who would like to enhance their overall appearance and reduce the signs of aging present on their face. Juvéderm® is the first FDA-approved hyaluronic acid filler found effective on persons of color. This treatment has no major risks associated with it.
A patient considering Juvéderm® injections must have realistic expectations for the treatment, and understand that this will not completely alter their appearance. After a thorough examination and discussion of desired goals, meet Dr. Fiorillo at his Medspa in Pearl River, NY, and he will help you decide whether or not this treatment is the one that will work for you.
How is the procedure performed?
Juvéderm® injections are performed at our New York and New Jersey offices and take about 15 minutes to administer with no need for anesthesia. Dr. Fiorillo may choose to apply a topical or injectable anesthetic to numb the treatment area and reduce the risk of any potential discomfort. The injection is then administered under the skin in the targeted area to add volume or fill in wrinkles and folds. After the injection, your doctor may gently massage the treated areas.
What is recovery from Juvéderm® like?
A Juvéderm® patient can return to their regular activities right away with no downtime once the treatment is complete. During the first 24 hours after the treatment, strenuous exercise, excessive sun exposure and consumption of alcoholic beverages should be avoided to reduce complications. There may be some mild side effects such as itching, redness or swelling, but after a short time, these will go effects will subside on their own.
Immediately after the procedure, the results of Juvéderm® injections are visible and any swelling and bruising will fade over the next few days. Six to nine months are the expected time for the results to last, but in many cases it lasts up to a year. Juvéderm® Injectable Gel is the only hyaluronic acid filler that lasts that long.
In general, most patients find that their desired results are achieved in just one treatment session and they may return for a yearly touch-up to maintain the results. This procedure’s results may vary as always, but most patients are satisfied with their improved appearance. Book an appointment to meet Dr. Fiorillo at his medspa in Pearl River, NY.
What are the potential risks of Juvéderm®?
Certain risks are associated with any kind of treatment, even though Juvéderm® is considered safe for most patients. These risks may include temporary redness, swelling at the injection site, and some pain, as well as bruising, some discoloration, itching and maybe infection. Risks are considered rare and can be further reduced by having a highly experienced doctor, such as Dr. Fiorillo, administer your injection. The patient following any pretreatment or post-treatment instructions provided by the doctor will also reduce the risks.