If you suffer from moderate to severe facial wrinkles, your doctor may have recommended Juvederm XC. If you are considering treatment, it is important to be well-informed so that you can make educated decisions about your health and appearance.

Here are some frequently asked questions about Juvederm, courtesy of the anti-aging aestheticians at NuWave Medical, PLLC.

What is Juvederm XC?

Juvederm XC is a non-surgical filler made from hyaluronic acid (HA). It can be used by your doctor to instantly smooth out the lines along the sides of your nose and mouth.

What is Juvederm XC approved for?

Juvederm XC is approved for injection into the mid-to-deep dermis (below the outer layer of skin) for the correction of moderate to severe facial wrinkles and folds.

What’s the difference between Juvederm XC and Botox?

Both Juvederm XC and Botox are used to treat facial lines and wrinkles. While they are both non-surgical, they work differently:

  • Botox is injected beneath the skin to target the underlying muscles responsible for wrinkles.
  • Juvederm is injected directly into the skin to smooth moderate-to-severe wrinkles.

How long does Juvederm XC treatment usually take?

The Juvederm injection process is generally completed in one brief office visit. You will also need to allow time to consult with your doctor prior to treatment.

Does the correction last forever?

No, but your initial correction may last up to one year with optimal treatment. Touch-up and repeat injections are recommended about once per year to maintain results.

Where can I find a Juvederm XC specialist near me?

Residents of Long Island and New York City can count on the skin care experts at NuWave Medical, PLLC for professional Juvederm treatment.

Want to learn more about Juvederm treatments? Visit the Juvederm website for more information, or speak to a qualified specialist near you.

With offices conveniently located in Nassau County, Suffolk County, and Manhattan, look no further than NuWave Medical, PLLC for your skin treatment needs. Our anti-aging aestheticians will have you looking and feeling like new in no time. Contact us online to get started with a consultation, or call (631) 343-7144.