Dermal Filler Treatment Information – Liverpool, Warrington and Ormskirk
USEFUL PATIENT INFORMATION FROM ALLERGAN – JUVEDERM TREATMENT
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What is it?
JUVÉDERM™ Ultra injectable gel is a colorless hyaluronic acid gel that is injected
into facial tissue to smooth wrinkles and folds, especially around the nose and
mouth. Hyaluronic acid is a naturally occurring sugar found in the human body.
The role of hyaluronic acid in the skin is to deliver nutrients, hydrate the skin by
holding in water, and to act as a cushioning agent.
What does it do?
JUVÉDERM™ Ultra injectable gel temporarily adds volume to facial tissue and
restores a smoother appearance to the face.
How is it used?
JUVÉDERM™ Ultra injectable gel is injected into areas of facial tissue where
moderate to severe facial wrinkles and folds occur. JUVÉDERM™ Ultra injectable
gel temporarily adds volume to the skin and may give the appearance of a
What will it accomplish?
JUVÉDERM™ Ultra injectable gel will help to smooth moderate to
severe facial wrinkles and folds. Most patients need one treatment
to achieve optimal wrinkle smoothing, and the results last about
9 months to 1 year.
What are possible side effects?
Most side effects are mild or moderate in nature, and their duration is short
lasting (7 days or less). The most common side effects include, but are not
limited to, temporary injection-site reactions such as: redness, pain/tenderness,
firmness, swelling, lumps/bumps, bruising, itching, and discoloration.
As with all skin-injection procedures, there is a risk of infection.
Are there any reasons why I should not receive JUVÉDERM™ Ultra
Your physician will ask about your medical history to determine if you are an
appropriate candidate for treatment. JUVÉDERM™ Ultra injectable gel should
not be used in patients who have:
• Severe allergies marked by a history of anaphylaxis or history or
presence of multiple severe allergies
• Patients with a history of allergies to Gram-positive bacterial proteins
What should my physician advise me about?
The following are important treatment considerations for you to discuss with
your physician and understand in order to help avoid unsatisfactory results
• Patients who are using substances that can prolong bleeding, such as
aspirin or ibuprofen, as with any injection, may experience increased
bruising or bleeding at the injection site. You should inform your
physician before treatment if you are using these types of substances
• If laser treatment, chemical peeling, or any other procedure based
on active dermal response is considered after treatment with
JUVÉDERM™ Ultra injectable gel, there is a possible risk of an
inflammatory reaction at the treatment site
• JUVÉDERM™ Ultra injectable gel should be used with caution in patients
on immunosuppressive therapy, or therapy used to decrease the body’s
immune response, as there may be an increased risk of infection
• The safety of JUVÉDERM™ Ultra injectable gel for use during
pregnancy, in breastfeeding females, or in patients under 18 years
has not been established
• The safety of JUVÉDERM™ Ultra injectable gel in patients with a
history of excessive scarring (eg, hypertrophic scarring and keloid
formations) and pigmentation disorders has not been studied
Liverpool Cosmetic Clinic only provides fully registered and highly experienced practitioners to perform treatment after your consultation.
For additional information or to arrange a consultation call Melissa on 07793 738456
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