Revive your Eyes Without Surgery

JuvedermOur eyes reflect our inner energy. When the delicate skin around them begins to crease and sag, the light that is within may seem to have dimmed. Changes around the eyes such as crow’s feet, a furrowed brow, and sagging lids occur for a number of reasons. Heredity plays a part, especially in under eye bags; and so do lifestyle habits, stress, sleep, and numerous other factors. More important than the causes of aging eyes is the effect that it has on your self-image.

Every issue that develops around the eyes equates to one thing: the appearance of fatigue. Furrowed brows and heavy upper lids can also make you seem unfriendly or angry, even if this is a completely inaccurate description of who you really are. Historically, the method of correction for facial aging has been the face lift. For obvious reasons, the majority of people concerned about their appearance simply lived with their flaws. Today, thanks to innovations in aesthetic medicine, we have non-surgical solutions that are not only safe but also ultra-successful.

Eye Rejuvenation: The Filler Factor

Typically, it is Botox that is thought to resolve many of issues that affect the appearance of the eyes. However, dermal fillers are also advantageous to concerns such as under eye bags and even lines on the forehead. In fact, savvy patients combine these two anti-aging treatments. Dermal fillers plump creases in the skin, making them disappear. Over time, the injected solution breaks down, in part because of facial movements. The Botox solution reduces wrinkles by minimizing or preventing muscle contraction. A beneficial side effect of limited movement is that dermal fillers tend to last longer.

There are several types of soft tissue fillers that may be used to turn back the hands of time. Juvederm® is a well-known family of products with impressive versatility. When used around the eyes, this product adds the bulk necessary for optimal support from beneath the surface. The filler also has a secondary effect that causes an increase in the production of collagen, promoting long-term gain in the way of smoother, more attractive skin.

Are your eyes representing your best self?  Call Fix Laser & Skin Center for rejuvenating treatment.

4 Questions About Juvederm Answered

SmileAging is something of the past. With so many anti-aging procedures and techniques, there is virtually no excuse for you not to look the way you did 20 years ago–or at least close to it. If you’re looking into filling in some of your fine lines and wrinkles or just want a sexier pout, Juvederm might be the right thing for you.


  1. How Many Procedures Do I Need?

Unlike other non-invasive cosmetic procedures like laser hair removal, you only need one round of Juvederm in order to start seeing virtually immediate results. Give the Juvederm about two full weeks to fully settle and in order to start seeing optimal results


  1. How Often Do I Need It?

Unlike other fillers that are required every 8-12 weeks, Juvederm lasts a lot longer and is only needed around every 9 months to a year. So although it might seem like a lot of money to fork out at first, the longevity will make up for the cost in the long run.


  1. How Much Pain Will I Be In?

During the actual procedure, and depending on the patient, you will feel minimal pain and are more likely to feel discomfort. Additionally, Juvederm has Lidocaine in it to help with any pain involved.


However, swelling and bruising around the injection site is fairly normal and you shouldn’t be alarmed unless it persists for longer than 2-3 weeks.


  1. Are There Side Effects?

No matter how minimal or non-invasive a procedure is, it’s important to understand and be aware of any potential side-effects that may be involved. Side effects with Juvederm are minimal and typically subside within 7 days. These side effects include tenderness at the injection site, redness, rash, bruising, and some swelling.


If you want to look in the mirror and feel like your true self without the added wrinkles, it might be time to take matters into your own hands, or the hands of a certified professional. Juvederm is not ideal for everyone but if you are struggling with fine lines and wrinkles, it’s definitely something worth looking into.