JUVÉDERM is a collection of injectable dermal fillers that restores fullness to facial features and reduces the appearance of lines and wrinkles. Each of JUVÉDERM’s formulations includes hyaluronic acid, a naturally occurring substance in your skin that encourages volume and hydration.
Dr. Christopher Manios provides several different types of JUVÉDERM treatments to Danville, CA, men and women. Here, you can learn more about JUVÉDERM Ultra XC and JUVÉDERM Ultra Plus XC while other areas of the website provide information about VOLBELLA®, VOLUMA®, and VOLLURE™.
Dr. Manios has designed his practice around facial rejuvenation and aesthetic injectables such as JUVÉDERM. As an experienced Harvard-trained surgeon, he is dedicated to the highest standards of care. You can expect a transparent, informative, and collaborative approach to your treatment.
JUVÉDERM Before & After
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What Does JUVÉDERM Treat?
People often explore treatment with JUVÉDERM to address concerns related to volume loss, including:
- Reduced fullness in the upper and lower lips, leading to a less pronounced “pout.”
- Smile lines running from the nose to the corners of the mouth.
- Sunken temples resulting in poor transition between the forehead and cheek and loss of a heart-shaped appearance commonly found in younger people.
- Jowls caused by lost volume in and around the chin.
- More pronounced marionette lines resulting in downturned corners of the mouth. People often feel as though they have a perpetually sad countenance.
During your initial visit with Dr. Manios, he will talk with you about the areas you would like to improve and conduct a facial assessment to define a treatment plan. Each facial feature may benefit from a different approach and JUVÉDERM product.
JUVÉDERM Ultra XC is commonly used in lip injections to create a natural-looking, pronounced pout. The consistency of Ultra XC closely mimics the feel of your own lips and provides enhanced volume for between 9 months and a year.
Dr. Manios injects JUVÉDERM Ultra XC to erase mild-to-moderate nasolabial folds. He typically employs JUVÉDERM Ultra Plus XC for more severe smile lines. The result is a smoother transition between the cheeks and lip. Dr. Manios’s cannula technique significantly reduces the number of injections you require and improves your comfort before and after treatment.
Some people may experience a line that runs from their tear duct through their cheek (extending outwards). People often feel as though their cheeks look split. Dr. Manios uses JUVEDERM Ultra Plus to add fullness to this area and create a smooth and natural-looking surface.
Who Is a Candidate for JUVÉDERM?
The best candidate for JUVÉDERM is either an older patient who is experiencing age-related volume loss or a younger patient looking to enhance their natural contours. You should have realistic expectations for how the procedure can help you regain your youthful look. (For example, it cannot cure brittle skin or sun damage.) You should also be physically healthy, as although it is a minimally invasive procedure, your body will still need to heal from the injections.
What to Expect During Your JUVÉDERM Treatment
Unlike at many aesthetic practices in which a nurse may perform injections, Dr. Manios conducts all JUVÉDERM treatments. His skill and training help those in his care receive the most natural and impactful outcome possible.
During your appointment to receive JUVÉDERM, Dr. Manios will provide you with:
- A topical for numbing the area.
- Lidocaine to increase your comfort and limit bruising.
- Clear pre- and post-treatment guidelines.
After your appointment, you should be able to return to normal activities right away. Dr. Manios may recommend that you not wear makeup, participate in strenuous exercise, or apply creams to your face for 24 hours.
What Is JUVÉDERM Recovery Like?
Because JUVÉDERM is a minimally invasive, low-risk procedure, most people can go right back to their normal routine immediately after treatment. You will be advised to avoid exercising, wearing makeup, sun exposure, and drinking alcohol for a day or two after your treatment to give the skin time to heal. Additionally, it is common for patients to experience small side effects, such as redness, swelling, or tenderness at the injection sites. These should start going away in a few days and be completely gone within 2 to 4 weeks.
What Results Can I Expect From JUVÉDERM?
JUVÉDERM Ultra XC and Ultra Plus XC should demonstrate immediate effects with increased fullness in the treatment area. The specific JUVÉDERM product will closely match the firmness or softness of the tissue, whether it is the cheek, lips, or another region. Because each injectable is based on hyaluronic acid, you can expect improved volume and hydration for months to come.
How Much Does JUVÉDERM Cost?
Pricing for JUVÉDERM varies on a case-by-case basis, as everyone will have a procedure that is tailored to their specific needs. Dr. Manios will offer you a personalized price quote when you come in for your initial consultation. The first consultation gives Dr. Manios a chance to look at your issues and medical history and devise a plan of care that will meet your needs. At this time, Dr. Manios will quote an accurate price so you can determine if JUVÉDERM is financially right for you.
Schedule Your Consultation
If you are exploring options for rejuvenating your features in a way that is natural-looking and nonsurgical, consider the line of JUVÉDERM products available through Dr. Manios’s practice. Book an appointment online or by phone at (925) 989-6560. Dr. Manios performs JUVÉDERM treatments for men and women from Pleasanton, San Ramon, and across the East Bay.