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Juvederm Ultra Plus Facts

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February 6, 2014

JUVEDERM ULTRA PLUS - INJECTABLE FILLER TREATMENTS

What is Juvederm Ultra Plus?
Juvederm Ultra Plus is hyaluronic acid which is a complex sugar that is identical to the hyaluronic acid your body makes. Because the Juvederm Ultra Plus is identical to the hyaluronic acid in your own body, it breaks down naturally.

How does Juvederm Ultra Plus work?
When Juvederm Ultra Plus is injected into or below the skin it lifts wrinkles, depressions, or scars, so that they are level to the surrounding skin.

Where is Juvederm Ultra Plus used?
Juvederm Ultra Plus can be used anywhere in the face (except for the hollows under the eyes (tear troughs), but it is best suited for deep wrinkles and to replace the facial volume lost due to the aging process. The ideal locations for Juvederm Ultra Plus are the smile lines or parentheses lines (nasolabial or melolabial folds), the marionette lines, to hide the jowls by replacing the volume lost just in front of the jowl (prejowl depression) and for lip augmentation (plumper lips).

Are there different types of hyaluronic acid?
Currently, there are two companies that make injectable hyaluronic acid. Medicis makes Restylane and Perlane, and Allergan makes Juvederm Ultra, Juvederm Ultra Plus and Juvederm Voluma XC.

Does Juvederm Ultra Plus work instantly?
Juvederm Ultra Plus works instantly to lift wrinkles, depressions, scars, and to restore the volume lost during the aging process.

How long does Juvederm Ultra Plus last?
The duration of Juvederm Ultra Plus varies from person to person, from injection site to injection site, and from visit to visit. There are three general rules with Juvederm Ultra Plus: 1. The closer you inject Juvederm Ultra Plus to the mouth, the faster the Juvederm Ultra Plus breaks down. 2. The more superficial you inject Juvederm Ultra Plus the longer it lasts. 3. There are no guarantees of duration when it comes to Juvederm Ultra Plus.

How many visits are there for a Juvederm Ultra Plus injection?
Unless you have had injectable fillers before, and know exactly what you want, there is usually a consultation to discuss your concerns and to educate you about your treatment options. Once the appropriate injectable filler has been determined for your concern we can do treatment at the time of the consultation.

Dr. Bishara provides a wide range of cosmetic procedures to help patients look and feel their best, including Botox and Juvederm. Many of these procedures can be combined in order to achieve your desired appearance. Please call our office at (817) 473-2120 to schedule your Juvederm appointment and ask about our weekly Botox specials.  Please also visit our website at www.MarkBisharaMD.com and "LIKE" us on our Facebook Page- Paragon Plastic Surgery and Med Spa.

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