Juvederm Ultra and Ultra Plus in Los Angeles, CA
As we start to get older, our facial complexion starts to change and not in a good way. We typically see lines and creases around the mouth and nose that makes us appear tired or angry. Kian Karimi, MD, FACS, a double board-certified plastic surgeon at Rejuva Medical Aesthetics, uses JUVEDERM® ULTRA and ULTRA PLUS on people living in and around Los Angeles, Beverly Hills and Brentwood, CA, to lift, smooth, and plump up the areas around lips, mouths and noses in such a way that others notice a transformation but are not quite sure what it is.
What are JUVEDERM® ULTRA and ULTRA PLUS?
JUVEDERM® has added two more dermal fillers to its family. JUVEDERM® ULTRA and ULTRA PLUS are the most advanced prescription fillers to plump your lips and correct the lines, folds, and crease around the mouth. The results are naturally fuller lips more in proportion with the other facial feathers while ULTRA PLUS smooths the complexion. JUVEDERM® ULTRA is most often used specifically for adding volume to the lips and vertical lines around the mouth; however, other delicate areas such as the lines around the eyes benefit from this dermal filler. JUVEDERM® ULTRA PLUS plumps moderate lines and folds around the nose and mouth areas. JUVEDERM® ULTRA PLUS has the added benefit of containing lidocaine which eliminates any discomfort. There are two main differences between the two fillers. First, ULTRA PLUS contains lidocaine; second, ULTRA PLUS treats more severe wrinkles, folds, and creases.
Benefits of JUVEDERM® ULTRA and ULTRA PLUS
- Not only do JUVEDERM® ULTRA and ULTRA PLUS help you look younger without looking done, they offer the following benefits:
- Quick in-office treatments
- No downtime or recovery
- Last up to a year
- Return to normal activities immediately following treatments
Who is the Ideal Candidate for JUVEDERM® ULTRA and ULTRA PLUS?
The ideal candidate for JUVEDERM® ULTRA and ULTRA PLUS has noticeable lines around the mouth along with thinner lips that have lost volume. ULTRA adds volume to the lips to make them fuller and more kissable. Additionally, there are moderate to severe lines and folds that may extend from the bottom of the nose to the chin making people look unhappy or tired. Plumping up these lines refreshes the face giving it a younger appearance.
What Do I Do to Prepare for JUVEDERM® ULTRA and ULTRA PLUS?
The only preparation necessary for JUVEDERM® ULTRA and ULTRA PLUS is to schedule a consultation with Dr. Karimi for an evaluation of the areas to ensure either or both fillers are the best options to achieve your desired look. You may also want to stop taking any supplements or medications that thin the blood to avoid any excess bleeding at the injection sites.
What Happens During My JUVEDERM® ULTRA and ULTRA PLUS Treatment?
JUVEDERM® ULTRA and ULTRA PLUS treatments are easy and quick. The areas to be treated are wiped with an alcohol swab, and the injection sites are marked. Once this is done, the injections are made just under the skin to add volume. When injected into and around your lips, ULTRA is massaged to plump them just enough so they look naturally soft and somewhat pouty. The deeper lines and folds that drag your face down are treated with ULTRA PLUS to smooth the areas and almost lift your facial expression to look pleasant, rested.
If necessary, we can apply a topical numbing cream to prevent any discomfort or anxiety with needles. It is worth noting that ULTRA PLUS contains lidocaine which itself alleviates pain and discomfort.
How Long Does It Take to Perform JUVEDERM® ULTRA and ULTRA PLUS Injections?
The treatment time takes up to an hour depending on the number of injections and how many areas are treated. It may even be possible to have the treatments immediately following your consultation if time allows.
What to Expect After JUVEDERM® ULTRA and ULTRA PLUS?
Immediately following treatment with JUVEDERM® ULTRA and ULTRA PLUS, you can expect to return to your normal routine. You may want to avoid strenuous exercise or heavy lifting for 24 hours to prevent excessive swelling at the injection sites.
When Will I See Results?
You may see some results immediately following your JUVEDERM® ULTRA and ULTRA PLUS treatments; however, the full results do not fully reveal themselves for several weeks following your treatment. These results last up to a year.
How Much Does JUVEDERM® ULTRA and ULTRA PLUS Cost in Los Angeles?
The cost of JUVEDERM® ULTRA and ULTRA PLUS are based on the number of areas to be treated as well as the number of injections needed, and whether they are combined with other cosmetic MedSpa treatments. We can discuss your costs with you and go over our payment options during your consultation. We accept cash, checks and credit cards along with offering financing through CareCredit®.
Rejuva Medical Aesthetics is passionately committed to reflecting your inner beauty. Using the latest and most advanced procedures for cosmetic and reconstructive surgery, our team offers full body plastic surgery, emphasizing overall health and wellness to the residents in Los Angeles, Beverly Hills, Brentwood and the surrounding communities in California.