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What are the differences between refirme and juvederm?

What are the differences between refirme and juvederm?

Laser vs filler: Refirme is a laser device using bipolar radiofrequency and light manufactured by syneron. It helps to improve the appearance of skin by stimulating collagen production. It usually requires multiple treatments to get reduction of fine wrinkles over the entire face or neck. Juvederm is a filler that is injected into the individual wrinkles using a needle to help plump up the groove or crease. ...Read more

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Juvederm (Definition)

Juvederm is the hyaluronic acid dermal filler sold by allergan for the purpose of enhancing the deeper lines formed on the face--most notably, the nasolabial folds. Many other 'off label' uses such as enhancement of the cheeks, tear troughs, lips, etc have also been performed. This substance lasts in most ...Read more


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What are the differences between juvederm & evolence?

What are the differences between juvederm & evolence?

Collagen/Hyaluronic: Juvederm is made up of hyaluronic acid molecules (the same that we naturally have in our bodies to help hydrate the skin). Evolence (which was discontinued by johnson and johnson in 2009) was made from collagen derived from pigs. ...Read more

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What's the difference between the different forms of juvederm? I've seen mention of juvederm ultra and juvederm ultra plus. Which one is best? .

What's the difference between the different forms of juvederm? I've seen mention of juvederm ultra and juvederm ultra plus. Which one is best?

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Juvederm : Juvederm ultra is a hyaluronic acid that is used for volume enhancement. The ultra plus is a thicker, more concentrated form of the same material which lasts longer. The new juvederm xc has a local anesthetic in the syringe. ...Read more

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Juvederm and out of control bruising, what's the difference?

Juvederm and out of control bruising, what's the difference?

Bruising: Everyone heals differently. Some may notice bruising/swelling and others may not notice anything after the Juvederm treatment. I usually tell my patients to place an ice pack after the Juvederm treatment or use the arnica cream. ...Read more

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Would belotero reduce the heavy lines between by eyebrows? What are the differences in the fillers belotero, Restylane and juvederm? Would a belotero injection between my eyebrows (for those wrinkles that look like the number eleven) be the best filler op

Would belotero reduce the heavy lines between by eyebrows? What are the differences in the fillers belotero, Restylane and juvederm? Would a belotero injection between my eyebrows (for those wrinkles that look like the number eleven) be the best filler op

Dysport/Botox first: In this situation, you need to get Dysport or Botox to relax the muscle first. After a few weeks, if the line is still present, you can use a filler to help further improve results. Belotero, although not fda approved for this region, can be used to accomplish this task. Be aware that a very rare complication of skin necrosis is possible with any filler in this region. ...Read more

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Do botox treat sweating of forehead ? & the difference between it & restylan & juvederm -xiomin & dysport

Do botox treat sweating of forehead ? & the difference between it & restylan & juvederm -xiomin & dysport

Botulism vs Fillers?: The 3 botulism products - BOTOX, DYSPORT, XEOMIN (incobotulinumtoxin a) - are used to paralyze the action of muscles temporarily. Additional effects are to decrease the sweating effect. While HA fillers - Restylane & Juvederm - are filling injections for wrinkles and slight contour deformities. A totally different use than sweat reduction. Best to see a PS or Derm in person... ...Read more

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How are refirme and juvederm different?

Refirme and juvederm: Refirme is a procedure involving radiofrequency and light to improve wrinkles and juvederm is an injectable filler that can be used to improve wrinkles. ...Read more

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How do I remove juvederm?

How do I remove juvederm?

Hyaluronidase: If there is too much juvederm, then your doctor can inject an enzyme that dissolves the hyaluronic acid in juvederm. The enzyme, hyaluronidase, can dissolve the product very quickly. I have seen dramatic improvement in less than one full day. ...Read more

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How long does juvederm usually last?

6-18 months: Juvederm is an "HA" (hyaluronic acid) filler that is offered in the US as "ultra" and "ultra plus". Ultra is more supple and typically used for thin skin areas (tear trough, lips, nose), whereas ultra plus is more robust and used in thicker skin areas (nasal folds, cheeks, chin). In my experience ultra will provide 6-9 months of correction compared to 9-18 with ultra plus. Hope this helps! ...Read more

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How long before juvederm settles in?

Juvederm: It's immediate, but it can take a few days to settle into its final shape. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: juvederm?

What is the definition or description of: juvederm?

Dermal filler: Juvederm is the hyaluronic acid dermal filler sold by allergan for the purpose of enhancing the deeper lines formed on the face--most notably, the nasolabial folds. Many other 'off label' uses such as enhancement of the cheeks, tear troughs, lips, etc have also been performed. This substance lasts in most individuals from 6-12 months. ...Read more

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Could i be allergic to juvederm?

Could i be allergic to juvederm?

Juvederm allergy: there is a small percentage of the population that can react to juvederm with an allergic type response. be sure to have your face evaluated by a board certified facial plastic surgeon. ...Read more

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Is belotero and juvederm interchangeable?

No: Juvederm is a bit thicker preparation and good for filling in deeper areas. The product is deposited in the dermis. If you use this in a fine line it will have to be very superficial and will make a blue line appear. Belotero is designed to gointo fine lines of the lip and also deeper wrinkles. It can be delivered superficially without blue formation ...Read more

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Aquamid and juvederm, which one is better?

Juvederm : Only juvederm is fda approved and legal in the us. Aquamid has gone through clinical trials but has not been approved for any use in the us. Aquamid may provide long-term or permanent correction as opposed to juvederm, which lasts only several months. However, any physician who offers to inject aquamid (as of today, 9/29/13) is violating federal law- beware! ...Read more

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Can someone be allergic to juvederm injections?

Can someone be allergic to juvederm injections?

Juvederm allergy: there is a small percentage of the population that can react to juvederm with an allergic type response. be sure to have your face evaluated by a board certified facial plastic surgeon. ...Read more

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Lumpy chin after juvederm, should I be concerned?

Lumpy chin after juvederm, should I be concerned?

Massage: There are some irregularities that can remain after fillers . But if after a couple of weeks it does not improve, go back to your plastic surgeon for a check. ...Read more

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Can you be allergic to juvederm? What are some alternatives?

Unlikely: Juvederm is hyaluronic acid, a natural component of skin. Because of this, your body should see it the same way it does all the rest of the hyaluronic acid in your body. The manufacturing process, however, involves the use of bacteria to produce the hyaluronic acid. You may be allergic to bacterial proteins that are still contained in Juvederm. ...Read more

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Is juvederm safe while taking peginterferon and ribasphere. No mor detail

I would wait to use: Usually when being treated with peg interferon and ribavirin, you become immunosuppresed (i.e. Low immune system), so any other injections like juvederm can lead to local inflammation/skin reactions, infections and confound the other symptoms that you might be experiencing while undergoing treatment. I would wait to use juvederm until you finish your treatment therapy. ...Read more

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Does juvederm migrate? I've heard that juvederm can move from the injection site if you're not careful. Is that true? .

Does juvederm migrate? I've heard that juvederm can move from the injection site if you're not careful. Is that true?

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Not Far.: Juvederm can move a bit from the injection site, but not far. If you put pressure on the area you can displace it to the sides a bit and smooth it out (this can be helpful if you have lumps or bumps afterward). It does not move to other areas of the face or body because of connective tissues under the skin. http://www.omahacosmeticsurgery.com/non-surgical-procedures/injectables/ ...Read more

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