Juvederm Injectable Gel -a Smooth, Natural Look and Feel that lasts.

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  What is Juvederm?  

Juvederm is a dermal filler used for cosmetic correction of facial folds and wrinkles, to restore volume to the skin in areas such as smile lines or frown lines. By adding a dermal filler, the skin volume lost due to aging and exposure to sun and other elements can be reversed. Additionally, Juvederm can be used to treat moderate to severe vertical lip lines.


What is Juvederm made of?


Juvederm is a composed of Hyaluronic acid, a substance naturally found in the skin. Because hyaluronic acid retains as much as 1000 times its weight of water, it provides volume and hydration to the skin. Juvederm is a smooth hyaluronic acid gel filler which the doctor can use to treat wrinkles and folds of the skin. Juvederms HYLACROSST technology creats cross-linking that provides correction that lasts for up to 6 months or more.


Is Juvederm Safe?


Juvederm has been safely used by dermatologist and plastic surgeons worldwide since 1996. No allergy testing is required prior to treatment with Juvederm.

  What areas of the face can be treated with Juvederm?  
Juvederm can be used to correct a variety of wrinkles, smile lines and creases. Also, Juvederm may be used to correct vertical lip lines. The doctor can give you more specific guidance as to what parts of your face can best benefit from Juvederm treatment during your consultation.
  How long do treatments last?  
Juvederm is carefully stabilized in order to maximize the lengths of the cosmetic effect, and studies have show that the results of Juvederm generally last for about 6 months. Most patient's schedule Juvederm treatments 2 or 3 times per year.
  Do I need to do anything special before the treatment?  
There are no special tests required prior to Juvederm treatment, however the use of aspirin, ibuprofen, non-steroidal anti-inflammatory medications or other supplements that cause increased tendency of bleeding or bruising should be avoided for the 10-14 days prior to treatment.
  Is the Juvederm injection painful?  

The doctor uses topical and/or local anesthetic in order to minimize any discomfort during the Juvederm treatment. Many patients say that they are surprised at how easy and simple the treatment process is.

For Appontment for Juvederm Treatment Please contact

Marco Rizzo, M.D.-Board Certified Plastic Surgeon
Aesthetic Plastic Surgery
Queen's Physicians Office Building II
1329 Lusitana St. #401, Honolulu HI 96813
Tel: 808-533-2900
Fax: 808-356-8195
contact us by e-mail rizzo@lava.net

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