When it comes to anti-aging treatments like fillers, New York residents demand the very best. If you are reaching a certain age, you have probably started noticing the steady encroachment of lines and wrinkles on your face. Of course, this is a normal development, but there is no reason that it has to happen any faster than absolutely necessary. Premature skin aging is something that you can address using a dermal filler called Juvederm®.
Causes of Aging Skin
Before taking a look at Juvederm®, it may be helpful to understand why skin ages in the first place. One of the main causes of aging skin is a steady loss of facial skin volume. Just as a grape is round and smooth when it is full of moisture, your skin is better hydrated and more volumized when you are young. One of the reasons that this is so is because of the presence of a special substance called hyaluronic acid.
The role of hyaluronic acid in your skin is to act as a sort of sponge, soaking up moisture from within. The sad fact is that the process of aging leads to a loss of production of hyaluronic acid and a consequent thinning and drying of the skin, which then forms fine lines and wrinkles that grow into folds and creases.
Juvederm® to the Rescue
Juvederm® is a type of dermal filler that is delivered via injection. It contains hyaluronic acid to help correct the wrinkles that you are dealing with. The product is formulated in an extremely silky-smooth gel that flows easily under your skin and is taken up by your skin tissue very readily.
After injection into your face, Juvederm® immediately goes to work to begin attracting many times its own weight in water molecules, holding this moisture within your skin cells. The effect is immediate and long-lasting.
Our patients love the way that Juvederm® begins working immediately to increase skin moisture and thickness. The product acts like a tiny sponge sitting within each and every skin cell in the treatment area.
Although the treatment offers excellent results, it is important to recognize that the effects are temporary. Eventually, additional injections at our office in New York will be necessary to maintain your results.
If you would like to correct signs of facial aging like lines and wrinkles without surgery, please feel free to schedule a consultation at the office of Sharon Giese, MD in New York, NY. This is your opportunity to ask any remaining questions that you may have or raise any concerns so that you understand every step of the treatment process and what to expect with Juvederm®. Dr. Giese is proud to offer both surgical and non-surgical cosmetic procedures. Contact us today to book a consultation and get started.