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Juvederm in Thousand Oaks from Dr. Tansavatdi

Juvederm® is one of the most popular brands of dermal filler products available. These treatments are used to smooth moderate to severe facial wrinkles and folds around the mouth, nose, and forehead, and can also be used to reduce the appearance of scars. Our Thousand Oaks Juvederm is a favorite filler for lip augmentation. If you’re in the Westlake Village and Thousand Oaks area and are interested in addressing lines and wrinkles, or achieving fuller lips, Dr. Tansavatdi can help.

Juvederm: a family of quality treatments

Juvederm is a group of dermal fillers manufactured by Allergan. There are several different variations of the product. At Tansavatdi Cosmetic & Reconstructive Surgery, we provide Juvederm XC, Juvederm Voluma, Judederm Volbella, Juvederm Vollure, Juvederm Ultra, and Juvederm Ultra Plus. The variety in these products allows Dr. Tansavatdi to customize your treatment to improve your specific aesthetic concerns. Our Juvederm products include:

  • Juvederm XC
  • Juvederm Ultra
  • Juvederm Ultra Plus
  • Juvederm Voluma
  • Judederm Volbella
  • Juvederm Vollure
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How does Juvederm work?

As we age, the hyaluronic acid in our body decreases, causing skin volume to decrease and wrinkles to occur. Juvederm is a gel that contains hyaluronic acid, which is a natural polysaccharide (sugar molecule) that occurs in the body. As we age, the hyaluron in our body—which provides strength and hydration—decreases, which means that skin volume decreases and wrinkles occur.

When Juvederm is injected into the skin, the hyaluronic acid attracts and binds to water molecules. Since each molecule can hold 1,000 times its weight in water, using Juvederm can create plump, youthful looking skin and lips. Juvederm is gradually degraded by the body’s own mechanism, and disappears without any residue.

What are the advantages of Juvederm?

While some fillers have a granular consistency, Juvederm products are manufactured using a unique Hylacross™ technology that cross-links molecules and creates a smooth, more moldable gel. As a result, wrinkles and folds injected with Juvederm will have a very smooth and natural appearance. 

Juvederm treatments

Juvederm is administered using a fine needle, and contains lidocaine to numb the area and make the injections more comfortable. When choosing a Juvederm provider, it’s extremely important to select a medical professional with the training and experience to inject fillers in a way that flatters your face and does not look overdone. Dr. Tansavatdi is a facial surgeon who specializes in this area and had published articles about dermal fillers, and is an expert in this field. She understands the intricate muscles of the face, as well as the way skin and fillers work together to improve each patient’s specific appearance. 

Juvederm candidates

If you’re interested in Juvederm in the Thousand Oaks and Westlake Village area, you may be an ideal candidate. Patients must be in good health, have reasonable expectations for the procedure, and be over 21 years of age. Juvederm cannot be used if you have a bleeding disorder, are pregnant, or are breastfeeding. If you have a skin infection (such as a cold sore, pimple, or rash), you must wait until it is healed. Let Dr. Tansavatdi know if you are allergic to gram-positive bacterial proteins or to lidocaine. During the week before your procedure, you must avoid taking medications and supplements that prolong bleeding. If you wish to learn more, contact us today and schedule a consultation for arguably the best treatment of Juvederm Thousand Oaks has to offer.

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FAQ

How long does Juvederm last?

Due to the cross-linking technology used in Juvederm, the product generally lasts between 6 and 12 months. The longevity of results depends on the formula, and can vary from one person to another.

Can Juvederm be combined with other treatments?

Yes. During your consultation, Dr. Tansavatdi will discuss your aesthetic goals and how to achieve the look you desire. Many of our patients decide to combine Juvederm with other treatments to achieve the look they want.

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