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The JUVÉDERM® dermal filler family of products, approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration in 2006, is the next generation in hyaluronic acid dermal fillers that provide a smooth, long-lasting correction of moderate to severe facial wrinkles and folds.
JUVÉDERM® is the first smooth consistency gel formulation and is clinically proven to last up to one year. JUVÉDERM® is developed using the proprietary HYLACROSS™ technology, an advanced manufacturing process that results in a malleable, smooth gel that flows easily into the skin and creates a smooth, natural look and feel. All other hyaluronic acid dermal fillers currently on the market use a granular consistency gel. These granules can be seen under 2.4x magnification when compared to the smooth consistency gel of the JUVÉDERM® dermal filler family of products.
To provide physicians with the flexibility to tailor each treatment to the specific needs of the patient, there are two formulations of JUVÉDERM®. Product formulations include: JUVÉDERM® Ultra, a highly cross-linked formulation for more versatility in contouring and volumizing of facial wrinkles and folds; and JUVÉDERM® Ultra Plus, a more highly cross-linked and thicker gel for volumizing and correction of deeper folds and wrinkles. Ask Dr. Raymond M. Girgis if JUVÉDERM® is right for you.