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What Is Juvederm Dermal Filler Used For?

Juvederm Dermal Filler

Your age can be easily determined by the appearance of your face. It leaves a lasting impression on the eyes of the beholder. A face with wrinkles and fine lines is likely to appear older, tired, and dull. Juvederm facial injectables are a non-invasive method for reducing these lines and wrinkles.

The treatment can help you attain a youthful appearance. You can get instant results from Juvederm injectables, which will help your skin look tighter and firmer. The dermal filler can remove lines and wrinkles from any facial area. Board certified female plastic surgeon Dr. Kristi Hustak provides Juvederm filler injections to patients in Houston, Texas and surrounding communities.

Juvederm Treatment Areas

You can use Juvederm for the following purposes:

  • Removing lines and wrinkles from the nose, forehead, and mouth
  • Adding fullness to hollow cheeks
  • Improving the way your lips and nose appear
  • Mitigating the visibility of acne scars
  • Improving facial contours

Juvederm injectables are FDA approved for the cosmetic reduction of facial lines and wrinkles. They are safe to be administered in-office. You don’t need any sedation or general anesthesia for this treatment. The formulation comes with lidocaine – a local anesthetic. This will help you stay comfortable during the treatment.

Injection Procedure is Highly Customizable

The Juvederm dermal filler provider will assess your facial condition during the initial consultation. They will recommend an appropriate treatment by offering the best results. This can mean filler injections for some patients. For others, it may mean combining the procedure with other non-surgical options, such as Botox.

Juvederm Injectable Applications

These are a few customized uses of Juvederm injections:

Reducing Laugh Lines

Muscles in the mouth area moves in a particular way when you laugh, that causes laugh lines. In some people, the lines get prominent and become visible even when they are not laughing or smiling.

Juvederm injectables help in softening these laugh lines without using surgery. Many cosmetic surgeons recommend using the injectables in combination with Botox if the lines run deep.

Augmenting Lips

Asymmetric or thin lips are often associated with an aging face. People with thin lips can undergo Juvederm treatment for attaining a more voluptuous and defined lip appearance. Juvederm injectables also help in improving lip symmetry.

Reducing Eye Bags

You can get an aged look if you have bags under the eyes. Juvederm filler injections can smooth out the skin as soon as puffiness sets in. You do not have to depend on eye make anymore to hide puffiness or bags.

Reshaping the Nose

Rhinoplasty is often used for reshaping the nose. Juvederm with Botox can also help in attaining the nose of your dreams in a simpler and non-surgical way. However, the treatment can only help with minor imperfections in the nasal tip and nostrils.

Cheek Volumizing

Cheeks begin to sag with age because they tend to lose volume. Juvederm injectables help in providing cheeks with the fullness they require by lifting the cheekbones slightly. Female cosmetic surgeon Dr. Kristi Hustak receives patients from Houston, Texas and nearby areas for Juvederm cosmetic filler treatments.

Contact Houston, Texas Plastic Surgeon Dr. Kristi Hustak:

For more information on procedures and treatments provided by board-certified female plastic surgeon Dr. Kristi Hustak please call us to schedule a consultation at 713.354.5145 or click here. Offices in Houston, Texas.

Serving The Woodlands, Sugar Land, Katy, Friendswood, Pearland, League City, Richmond, Spring, Humble, Kingwood, Stafford, Cypress, Fulshear, Missouri City, River Oaks, Piney Point, Hunters Creek, Memorial Close In, Bunker Hill, Southside Place, Afton Oaks, Tanglewood, Crestwoods and all other surrounding Greater Houston, Texas communities and more.

Lip Augmentation Surgery

Lip Augmentation

Sensual lips are a dream of most women to attain a beautiful pout. Fuller lips can go a long way in enhancing facial beauty. You can achieve your aesthetic goals sustainably with the help of lip enhancement plastic surgery. There are plenty of non-invasive options as well if you do not want to undergo a surgical procedure.

Your cosmetic surgeon may recommend using a treatment based on dermal injectables. This can help you attain more defined and plumper lips. However, dermal injectables offer results for a short period of time. Lip augmentation surgeries on the other hand offer permanent results. Board certified female plastic surgeon Dr. Kristi Hustak provides lip augmentation to patients in Houston, Texas and surrounding locations.

Ideal Candidates for Lip Augmentation

Lip augmentation surgery works well on adults in any age group. However, you are an ideal candidate if you have naturally thin lips. You are suitable for the procedure if you have suffered volume loss in the lips because of aging and other factors too.

It’s vital for candidates to be in good health before getting lip enhancement cosmetic surgery. This will ensure quicker recovery. You should also keep your expectations realistic to begin with.

Lip Implants Augmentation

Permanent lip augmentation can be achieved with a lip implant. You can choose from a range of synthetic lip implants. Your plastic surgeon will recommend an implant that is most appropriate based on your needs and goals. Lip implants help in improving the volume and shape of lips. The surgery doesn’t take more than an hour if performed by a board certified plastic surgeon.

The surgery involves making tiny incisions around the mouth corners. A thin tunnel is then carved out to make space for the implant. The surgeon will then insert the implant and thread it all the way along the lip. Excess corners will be trimmed away precisely to achieve your desired volume and shape.

Lip Augmentation with Fat Transfer

Lip augmentation with fat transfer is another way of getting the desired shape and volume in your lips. This approach is recommended for patients where implant insertion is not an option. The procedure involves removal of excess fat from areas where there is surplus and filling the lips with it.

The procedure results in softer and more natural looking lips. It is also a less invasive way of lip augmentation as compared to inserting implants. The biggest advantage is that surplus fat from your body is used to plump up the lips. This reduces the risk of an allergen reaction. The procedure results in tiny pin prick marks on the lips.

Your surgeon will perform the procedure under local anesthesia. General anesthesia may be recommended by the surgeon under special circumstances. A secondary benefit of lip augmentation using fat transfer is that excess or surplus fat is removed from another part of the body. This can help you appear thinner.

Lip enhancement plastic surgery is a relatively minor procedure, whether you choose implants or fat transfer. In many cases, your surgeon might only use local anesthesia with mild sedation to perform the procedure. Female cosmetic surgeon Dr. Kristi Hustak receives patients from Houston, Texas and nearby areas for lip enhancement treatments.

Contact Houston, Texas Plastic Surgeon Dr. Kristi Hustak:

For more information on procedures and treatments provided by board-certified female plastic surgeon Dr. Kristi Hustak please call us to schedule a consultation at 713.354.5145 or click here. Offices in Houston, Texas.

Serving The Woodlands, Sugar Land, Katy, Friendswood, Pearland, League City, Richmond, Spring, Humble, Kingwood, Stafford, Cypress, Fulshear, Missouri City, River Oaks, Piney Point, Hunters Creek, Memorial Close In, Bunker Hill, Southside Place, Afton Oaks, Tanglewood, Crestwoods and all other surrounding Greater Houston, Texas communities and more.

Lip Enhancement Options

Lip Enhancement 

Several factors, including aging, can cause your lips to lose their volume and become thin. There are several cosmetic surgery techniques and non-surgical aesthetic treatments that can be used for enhancing the overall appearance of your lips. This includes attaining a defined lip pout.

Your facial surgeon will discuss all available options with you during the initial consultation. This will help you take the right decision. Board certified female plastic surgeon Dr. Kristi Hustak provides lip enhancement procedures to patients in Houston, Texas and surrounding locations.

Lip Implants Plastic Surgery

You should think about lip augmentation with the help of implants if you want long term results. There are various high quality synthetic lip implants that are available in the market these days. Your plastic surgeon will recommend the best implants based on your needs. It doesn’t matter whether you want to make your lips fuller or shapelier, lip implants can help.

The cosmetic surgeon will make tiny incisions at the corner of your mouth in discreet locations. They will carve out a small tunnel like pocket and insert the implant in that cavity. The surgeon will then thread the implant and trim it precisely as per the desired volume and shape.

Using Fat Transfer to Enhance Lips

Fat transfer plastic surgery for lip augmentation is another option for attaining fuller lips. The procedure makes use of your body’s own tissue to increase volume in the lips. The end result is something more natural looking, which is achieved in a way that is far less invasive.

There are a lot of benefits of making use of fat tissue from your own body. For starters, there is a reduced risk of allergic rejection and reaction. Generally, local anesthesia is used for performing the cosmetic surgery procedure. You can attain more natural looking results in a subtle way with fat transfer surgery.

Dermal Filler Lip Enhancement

Juvederm, Restylane, and other hyaluronic acid (HA) based dermal injectable can help give your lips a shapelier and fuller appearance. However, dermal fillers are only recommended for people that want fuller looking lips without undergoing any type of invasive facial surgery. Most dermal fillers are FDA approved to be use din the lips for attaining more balance and symmetry.

Dermal filler injectables go a long way in helping people add more definition to their lips. They also help in restoring a youthful lip appearance.

Lip Enhancement Using Laser Technique

Lip enhancement using laser involves delivering laser energy pulses precisely. Series of laser energy pulses will be delivered within the lip mucosa that helps in forming new collagen. This helps in creating shapelier and fuller lips.

The shape of the natural lips remains intact with laser lip enhancement. You can attain puffier and plumper looking lips by this treatment. However, you may need to undergo multiple laser sessions to achieve the desired enhancement.

At your pre-op consultation, you should discuss with your surgeon the pros and cons of surgical as well as non-surgical lip augmentation options. Female cosmetic surgeon Dr. Kristi Hustak receives patients from Houston, Texas and nearby areas for lip enhancement treatments.

Contact Houston, Texas Plastic Surgeon Dr. Kristi Hustak:

For more information on procedures and treatments provided by board-certified female plastic surgeon Dr. Kristi Hustak please call us to schedule a consultation at 713.354.5145 or click here. Offices in Houston, Texas.

Serving The Woodlands, Sugar Land, Katy, Friendswood, Pearland, League City, Richmond, Spring, Humble, Kingwood, Stafford, Cypress, Fulshear, Missouri City, River Oaks, Piney Point, Hunters Creek, Memorial Close In, Bunker Hill, Southside Place, Afton Oaks, Tanglewood, Crestwoods and all other surrounding Greater Houston, Texas communities and more.

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