Facial folds, wrinkles, and lost volume are often the first signs of visual aging. Although aging happens to all of us, these symptoms can be particularly bothersome if they don't reflect the vitality we feel inside. JUVÉDERM® and other injectable dermal fillers are popular with Surrey and Coquitlam, BC residents and people throughout the Vancouver area because the treatments are quick and results are immediate. Dr. H. Ukani uses safe, effective dermal fillers at his Port Moody practice to reduce the appearance of wrinkles and add youthful volume to the cheeks and lips.
If you'd like to learn more about how injectable dermal fillers can work for you, request a consultation with experienced plastic surgeon Dr. H. Ukani using our online form, or give the office a call at (604) 931-1893.
Although JUVÉDERM, JUVÉDERM VOLBELLA®, and JUVÉDERM VOLUMA® all rely on hyaluronic acid to ease the appearance of wrinkles and plump the skin, they are each specially formulated to address different concerns. These products can improve the appearance of many parts of the face, including:
Good candidates for JUVÉDERM are adults over the age of 21 who wish to improve any of the above concerns. JUVÉDERM may not be right for you if you have a history of severe allergies, are pregnant or breastfeeding, or are taking certain medications. During your consultation, Dr. Ukani reviews your medical history to ensure that JUVÉDERM is a good match for you.
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A typical treatment session with JUVÉDERM is quick, typically requiring less than 30 minutes. Patients are able to return to their normal activities immediately, which makes these products popular options for people who would rather avoid the downtime required of surgery.
During the procedure, Dr. Ukani cleans and marks the areas of the face to be treated. He then uses a fine needle to administer the product, which contains lidocaine to maximize patient comfort. Once the injections are completed, you may be given ice or a cold compress to reduce swelling. Your results are visible immediately, and you may return to work or other daily activities right away.
In some cases, JUVÉDERM may be administered in conjunction with BOTOX COSMETIC® for a more comprehensive improvement. Some patients with more advanced signs of aging may benefit more from a facial plastic surgery procedure such as facelift surgery. During your consultation, Dr. Ukani helps you decide which treatments are best suited to your needs.
Most people tolerate JUVÉDERM well, but it may produce minor and temporary side effects including bruising and redness around the injection site. However, these strictly cosmetic effects can usually be covered with makeup, do not require any downtime or activity restrictions, and generally fade quickly.
The results of a single Vancouver-area JUVÉDERM or JUVÉDERM VOLBELLA treatment by Dr. Ukani can last for up to 1 year, although this timeline may vary somewhat depending on the patient. Cheek enhancement results with JUVÉDERM VOLUMA may last up to 2 years. You may return to the office for touch-up treatments when you begin to notice your symptoms reappearing.