What is Dermal Filler?
Young, healthy-looking skin contains an abundance of a naturally hydrating substance called hyaluronic acid. As you age, sunlight and other factors can reduce the amount of Naturally occurring hyaluronic acid in your skin. The lack of Hyaluronic acid causes your skin to lose structure and volume, creating unwanted facial wrinkles and folds – like those parentheses lines around your nose and mouth.
Using a dermal filler like JUVÉDERM® XC is a safe and effective way to replace the HA your skin has lost, bringing back its volume and smoothing away facial wrinkles and folds.
Understanding Where Wrinkles Form
Your skin consists of two layers known as the epidermis and the dermis. The epidermis, or outer layer of the skin, acts as the skin’s primary defense against the environment. The dermis, or innermost layer of the skin, is composed primarily of connective tissue and provides the skin with a support network. Most facial wrinkles and deeper nasolabial folds occur within the dermal layer of the skin. Skin care products can not rejuvenate this layer the way that a hyaluronic acid filler can.
Our Skin’s Natural Moisturizer
Hyaluronic acid is a naturally occurring molecule. Much like a sponge, its primary function is to bind and absorb water, which creates volume in the face. In this way, Hyaluronic acid can be thought of as the body’s internal moisturizer. But, as we age, Our own hyaluronic acid diminishes, which contributes to the presence of lines and folds. JUVÉDERM® XC injectable gel works to correct this by restoring hyaluronic acid in your skin, helping to diminish wrinkles and nasolabial folds instantly.
JUVÉDERM® XC dermal filler is a nonsurgical, provider administered treatment for nasolabial folds and other facial wrinkles. Using a fine needle, your healthcare professional eases JUVÉDERM® XC under the skin to fill the soft tissue of the dermis. This adds volume and diminishes the appearance of wrinkles and nasolabial folds instantly.
While there are a variety of hyaluronic acid fillers, JUVÉDERM® XC is uniquely formulated. A next generation filler. JUVÉDERM® XC is the first smooth-consistency Filler and the only filler that’s FDA approved* to last up to one year with only one treatment. One treatment may require multiple syringes.