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DERMAL FILLERS

"I love how natural and younger my face looks after getting treated by Dr. Batista, she is the only injector I trust!"

At Chicago Aesthetics, we use FDA-approved Juvederm or Restylane for our facial fillers. Dermal fillers are injected under the skin to help with restoring loss volume, reduce wrinkles and giving you a more youthful appearance.

Juvederm Chicago Aesthetics

What are Juvederm Fillers?

JUVÉDERM® injectable fillers are facial fillers with hyaluronic acid used to treat and reduce the appearance of wrinkles and deep creases, and restore volume to the cheeks, lips, and facial area. There are different types of fillers based on the area being injected:

  • Juvederm XC
  • Juverderm Ultra XC
  • Juvederm Voluma
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Juvederm Filler Before & After Photos

*Results may vary from patient to patient.

JUVÉDERM® Injectable Gel Fillers Important Information

APPROVED USES
JUVÉDERM® VOLUMATM XC injectable gel is for deep injection in the cheek area to correct age-related volume loss in adults over 21.

JUVÉDERM® XC and JUVÉDERM® VOLLURETM XC injectable gels are for injection into the facial tissue for the correction of moderate to severe facial wrinkles and folds, such as nasolabial folds. JUVÉDERM® VOLLURETM XC injectable gel is for adults over 21.

JUVÉDERM® Ultra XC is for injection into the lips and perioral area for lip augmentation in adults over 21.

JUVÉDERM® VOLBELLATM XC injectable gel is for injection into the lips for lip augmentation and for correction of perioral lines in adults over 21.

IMPORTANT SAFETY INFORMATION

Are there any reasons why I should not receive any JUVÉDERM® injectable gel formulation?
Do not use these products if you have a history of multiple severe allergies or severe allergic reactions (anaphylaxis), or if you are allergic to lidocaine or the Gram-positive bacterial proteins used in these products.

What precautions should my doctor advise me about?

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Tell your doctor if you are pregnant or breastfeeding. The safety of these products for use during pregnancy or while breastfeeding has not been studied

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The safety of JUVÉDERM® VOLUMATM XC in patients under 35 years or over 65 years, the safety of JUVÉDERM® XC and JUVÉDERM® Ultra XC injectable gels in patients under 18 years, and the safety of JUVÉDERM® VOLLURETM XC and JUVÉDERM® VOLBELLATM XC in patients under 22 years has not been studied

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The safety and effectiveness of JUVÉDERM® VOLUMATM XC in areas other than the cheek area, JUVÉDERM® XC and JUVÉDERM® VOLLURETM XC for areas other than facial wrinkles and folds, and JUVÉDERM® Ultra XC and JUVÉDERM® VOLBELLATM XC in areas other than the lips and perioral area have not been established in clinical studies

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Tell your doctor if you have a history of excessive scarring (eg, hypertrophic scarring and keloid formations) or pigmentation disorders, as use of these products may result in additional scars or changes in pigmentation

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Tell your doctor if you are planning other laser treatments or a chemical peel, as there is a possible risk of inflammation at the treatment site if these procedures are performed after treatment

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Patients who experience skin injury near the site of injection with these products may be at a higher risk for side effects

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Tell your doctor if you are on immunosuppressive therapy used to decrease the body’s immune response, as use of these products may result in an increased risk of infection

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Tell your doctor if you are using medications that can prolong bleeding, such as aspirin, ibuprofen, or other blood thinners, as this may result in increased bruising or bleeding at the injection site

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Minimize strenuous exercise, exposure to extensive sun or heat, and alcoholic beverages within the first 24 hours following treatment

What are possible side effects?
The most commonly reported side effects with JUVÉDERM® injectable gels included injection-site redness, swelling, pain, tenderness, firmness, lumps/bumps, bruising, discoloration, and itching. For JUVÉDERM® VOLBELLATM XC, dryness was also reported. For JUVÉDERM® VOLUMATM XC, most side effects were moderate and lasted 2 to 4 weeks. For JUVÉDERM® XC, JUVÉDERM® VOLLURETM XC, and JUVÉDERM® Ultra XC injectable gels, most side effects were mild or moderate and lasted 14 days or less. For JUVÉDERM® VOLBELLATM XC, most side effects were mild or moderate and lasted 30 days or less.

One of the risks with using these products is unintentional injection into a blood vessel, and, while rare, the complications can be serious and may be permanent. These complications, which have been reported for facial injections, can include vision abnormalities, blindness, stroke, temporary scabs, or permanent scarring.

As with all skin injection procedures, there is a risk of infection.

To report a side effect with any JUVÉDERM® product, please call Allergan at 1-800-433-8871. Please visit Juvederm.com or talk to your doctor for more information.

Available by prescription only.

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