What is Juvéderm® XC?
Juvéderm® XC is an injectable gel made to smooth moderate to severe parentheses lines and wrinkles in adults 18 years and older. It is made up of made up of hyaluronic acid, a naturally occurring substance that attracts and binds water under the skin, creating youthful volume. Juvéderm® XC can be used in almost any area of the face, including lines and creases around the mouth, nose, and forehead.
During the treatment, a small needle will be used to inject the formula into the targeted areas. Most patients tolerate these injections as well, though a topical anesthetic can be applied to the treatment areas to ensure your comfort.
Who is a Candidate?
Good candidates are those who wish to improve the appearance of facial wrinkles and lines and acne scars, as well as add volume to the lips. Individuals who are pregnant or breastfeeding, or have severe allergies should not receive these injections.
Recovery and Results
Following your Juvéderm® XC injections, you may experience mild swelling, redness, and discomfort. However, these effects should resolve quickly. Like most fillers, results are temporary but are proven to last up to one year. There is no recovery time needed, so you can feel free to return to your everyday activities right away.