What is Juvederm® Made Of?

Our skin loses its elasticity and volume as we age, leading to wrinkles, lines, and folds. Fortunately, many non-surgical treatments are available that can help rejuvenate the skin and restore its youthful appearance. One of the most popular of these treatments is Juvederm®, a family of dermal fillers The Juvederm® family of fillers can address many different signs of aging for smoother skin and more defined features. 

What is Juvederm®?

The Juvederm® family of fillers provide volume enhancement and anti-aging for almost any part of the face. Your injection specialist uses Juvederm® to address lines, wrinkles, thin lips, and mid-face volume loss. This injectable treatment requires little to no downtime and can fit in a lunch break. 


What is Juvederm® Made Of?

Juvederm® is made of hyaluronic acid, a naturally occurring substance in the body. Hyaluronic acid is a sugar molecule that helps hydrate and plump the skin by holding onto water molecules. Each Juvederm® formula uses a different type of cross-linking to give it unique properties. These include:

  • Juvederm® Volbella™ to plump and enhance your lips
  • Juvederm® Voluma™ for adding volume and definition to your cheeks
  • Juvederm® Ultra Plus for erasing lines and wrinkles

Many Juvederm® formulas also contain lidocaine. This local anesthetic numbs the area, so you feel less with each injection. Ensure your injection specialist knows if you have ever reacted to lidocaine or another injectable numbing medication. 

What can Juvederm® Treat?

Members of the Juvederm® family work effectively against many signs of aging and volume loss. Popular uses for Juvederm® include:

Lines and Wrinkles

Juvederm® can fill in lines and wrinkles around the mouth, nose, and forehead. This includes hard-to-treat nasolabial folds and marionette lines.


Juvederm® can be used to enhance the shape and volume of the lips. This includes adding volume to thin lips, defining the lip border, and filling vertical lip lines.


Juvederm® can add volume to the cheeks, restoring lost fullness and creating a youthful appearance. It can also sculpt and shape cheeks that lack definition. 

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How Long Does Juvederm® Last?

The duration of Juvederm® varies depending on the individual, the treatment area, and the specific product used. However, most Juvederm® products last between 6 and 18 months. Good skincare can help prolong your results. Dr. Brenman and his team will tell you how long you can expect your Juvederm® results to last. 

Is There Any Downtime After Juvederm®?

Juvederm® requires no downtime. You can have the treatment during a break and go back to work immediately. You may notice some small spots of bruising or redness, but these will fade within a few days. Your injection specialist will provide aftercare instructions. 

This visit was a pleasure! Dr. Brenman thoroughly explained my options and did seem rushed. He answered all my questions and made me comfortable with making my decision. Gina was friendly and helpful in facilitating scheduling etc. I feel confident in my choice.

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Want to learn more about Juvederm®? Schedule your complimentary consultation with Dr. Scott Brenman at The Pennsylvania Centre for Plastic Surgery in Philadelphia and Plymouth Meeting, PA. Please call (267) 687-2180, and our staff will gladly offer you a convenient appointment in the near future.

By | 2023-03-22T22:01:36+00:00 March 7th, 2023|
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