What are side effects of Juvederm?

Author: Dariana Sanford  |  Last update: Thursday, April 13, 2023

The most common injection-site responses for JUVEDERM® Ultra XC were redness, swelling, tenderness, firmness, lumps/bumps, discoloration, and bruising.

Does Juvederm have any side effects?

Common JUVÉDERM™ Side Effects

Redness – There may be some redness around the injection site following JUVÉDERM™ treatment. Bruising – Mild bruising around injection sites may occur after a patient receives a JUVÉDERM™ injection. Swelling – Swelling after JUVÉDERM™ injections have been administered is not uncommon.

How long do Juvederm side effects last?

The primary negative effects are inflammation, swelling, and firmness at the site of the injections, as well as lumps or bumps. These side effects usually last 7-10 days.

What are the long term side effects of Juvederm injections?

The only real long term effects of Juvederm come down to those who scar, have a long lasting inflammatory response, or filler fatigue. Scarring after injections of any kind is rare. However, if done improperly, injured following the injection, or a complication occurs, scarring can happen.

How long does it take for Juvederm to settle?

As soon as it has been injected, the mere presence of Juverderm® beneath the skin is enough to smooth, plump, and volumize the face. Those immediate results are a nice form of instant gratification. But it usually takes another two weeks to see Juvederm results for the patient's results to fully develop, or settle.

What are the Side Effects of Juvederm?

What should I not do after Juvederm?

Juvederm Post-Procedure Instructions
  1. Avoid excessive heat such as saunas, hot showers, the hot sun or cooking over a hot stove. ...
  2. Avoid strenuous exercise after the procedure. ...
  3. Avoid direct sunlight for prolonged periods of time. ...
  4. Avoid drinking alcohol for 24 hours after treatment.

Should I drink lots of water after Juvederm?

Drink plenty of water. HA based fillers such as Juvederm work by using the water naturally stored in our tissues, by drinking plenty of water after having a dermal filler treatment it helps the filler hold its chaos and last for longer. Juvederm actually attracts water from to keep your filler looking fresh and full.

Is Juvederm cancerous?

Answer: There is no evidence that repeat Juvederm injections cause lip cancer.

How safe are Juvederm injections?

In some circumstances, Juvederm can be used under the eyes or on the backs of the hands. Is this treatment effective and safe? This treatment was approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration in 2006. When administered correctly, these fillers are generally considered to be safe.

Is it worth getting Juvederm?

And is Juvederm really worth the cost? Juvederm is an exceptional product. It's natural, it's long-lasting and it's affordable. Juvederm is typically priced by the syringe, considered industry standard.

Can Juvederm make you sick?

Late-onset inflammatory reactions are rare complications, which may occur following injection of HA dermal fillers. Their cause may be infectious or immune-mediated in origin, and their outbreak can be triggered, for example, by a flu-like illness.

How do you know if you're allergic to Juvederm?

Signs of an allergic reaction, like rash; hives; itching; red, swollen, blistered, or peeling skin with or without fever; wheezing; tightness in the chest or throat; trouble breathing, swallowing, or talking; unusual hoarseness; or swelling of the mouth, face, lips, tongue, or throat.

How long is face swollen after Juvederm?

Typically, in most areas of the face, you'll experience slight swelling that will peak and subside within two weeks after treatment, at which point in time, you'll see the actual results from the filler injection.

Is 1 syringe of Juvederm too much?

Answer: Juvederm for lips

IN our practice, the typical amount for upper and lower lips is 1-1.5 syringes. If the lip injection is part of a larger area of treatment around the mouth, then the amount is less in most cases.

Can fillers cause health problems?

FDA warnings about unapproved fillers

Using injectable filler for large-scale body contouring or body enhancement can lead to serious injury, including long-term pain, infection, permanent scarring or disfigurement, and even death.

Do fillers have long term side effects?

Long Term Use: Over time, long term use of dermal fillers can result in weakness of the muscles of the face, head and neck. These side effects can have undesirable consequences when swallowing, with vocal cord function and eye movements, including double vision.

What age should you get Juvederm?

You Should Typically Wait to Use Juvederm Until Your 40s.

Outside of lip enhancement, Dr. Rose usually recommends that you wait to begin Juvederm or any other facial filler treatment until you are in your 40s, or have begun showing the telltale signs of aging.

What do I need to know before getting Juvederm?

Preparing for Juvederm
  • Aspirin.
  • Anti-inflammatory medications like Motrin and Aleve,
  • Blood thinners like Garlic and Fish Oil.
  • Vitamin E, Fish oil, Gingko Biloba and St. John's Wort.
  • Stop drinking alcohol 1-2 days before injections.

How much is a syringe of Juvederm?

You may expect to pay an average of $500 to $600 or more for each syringe. Depending on your goals, you may need multiple syringes in one session. Some providers suggest two syringes in one treatment. The cost of Juvéderm varies widely.

Who shouldn't get fillers?

The major contraindications to the use of a filler are as follows: active infection near the site of injection, a known allergy/hypersensitivity to the material or to the lidocaine mixed in the syringe of the filler (Zyderm, Zyplast, Cosmoderm, Cosmoplast and certain hyaluronic acid fillers and Artefill) and glabellar ...

Are fillers safer than Botox?

Dermal fillers carry the possibility of more risks and side effects than Botox. Severe side effects are rare. Moderate side effects usually go away within two weeks. However, serious adverse effects have been connected to the use of unregulated, needle-free injection devices for dermal filler procedures.

Does your face go back to normal after fillers?

Can your face go back to normal after fillers? Many patients fear that when the filler wears off, they will look worse than before. Though fillers may stretch your skin, it is elastic enough to revert to its original form before your treatment. However, anything that's too much is also not good for you.

How long after Juvederm can you shower?

You can resume all normal activities the next day. Avoid facials or saunas for 4 hours after your treatment. Feel free to shower and go about most other regular daily activities.

Can I drink coffee after Juvederm?

AVOID: Alcohol, caffeine, niacin supplement, high-sodium foods, high sugar foods, refined carbohydrates (you may eat fruit), spicy foods, and cigarettes 24-48 hours after your treatment. AVOID: Vigorous exercise and sun and heat exposure for 3 days after treatment.

How long after Juvederm can I wash my face?

You can wash your face the night of your treatment but avoid scrubbing or exfoliating for 24 hours. You should also avoid makeup for at least 12 hours after your treatment.

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