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Juvederm XC

Juvederm offers a range of dermal fillers used for cosmetic purposes, such as smoothing out wrinkles, plumping up lips, and filling out hollows in the face. The initial dermal fillers utilized in the 1980s were made from animal-derived collagen. However, the demand for products with longer-lasting results and no need for skin allergy testing before use led to the creation of hyaluronic acid (HA) fillers. Because of innovations like this, the popularity of minimally invasive cosmetic procedures has risen 300% since 2000. [1] Juvederm adds volume and hydration to the skin. The results are temporary yet can be tailored to be as subtle or dramatic as desired! Patients love that the product is bio-degradable, non-toxic, and can transform the face without surgery.

Patients in La Jolla and Apple Valley, CA, can schedule a consultation with Dr. Tehrani for Juvederm injections. At Tehrani Plastic Surgery, Dr. Tehnrani offers his board-certified expertise in plastic surgery to his patients seeking minimally invasive solutions to the aging face. Let us show you what the family of Juvederm fillers can do to combat the signs of aging. Call (949) 706-7776 to get started, or fill out an inquiry form online, and we will be in touch shortly.

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Welcome to the Juvederm Family

The use of Juvederm has been steadily increasing due to the limitations of previous products. [2] Patients want a dermal filler that offers longevity and does not contain animal proteins. The Juvéderm family of dermal fillers does just this. They also use a high concentration of crosslinked hyaluronic acid (HA) for long-lasting but non-permanent correction. Juvéderm dermal fillers use a proprietary process unique to their production that sets them apart from other hyaluronic acid (HA) fillers. This process, called Hylacross technology, gives Juvederm its smooth consistency. 

Hyaluronic acid is a naturally occurring polysaccharide in various skin, connective, epithelial, and neural tissues. With age, the amount of naturally occurring HA in the skin decreases, contributing to aging features and wrinkle formation, leading to decreased skin elasticity and hydration. HA can hold up to 1,000 times its volume in water, making it ideal for adding volume to the skin and earning it the title of “Hydrafill.” [3] 

Let’s look at the different formulations of Juvederm to help you determine which best suits your needs.

Get a Sculpted Jawline

The latest Juvederm formulation, Volux XC, offers the chiseled jawline that both men and women seek. Jowls can make a patient look older and less defined, and a sculpted jaw can help restore a more youthful appearance.

Contour the Cheeks & Augment the Chin

As we age, the volume loss can cause flattening of the cheeks and sagging of the skin. To counteract these effects, Juvederm Voluma XC can be used to add volume and enhance the lift and contour of the cheeks. Furthermore, the chin plays an important role in determining facial aesthetics. Voluma XC can also add volume to the chin, helping to contour and define the area.

Combat Lines and Wrinkles

Eliminate the appearance of lines and wrinkles with the help of Juvederm Ultra, Ultra Plus XC, and Juvederm Vollure XC, which can smooth and soften the skin’s appearance.

Get Youthfully Plumped Lips

Seeking fuller lips? Juvederm Ultra XC can enhance lip volume, while Juvederm Volbella XC can reduce the appearance of lines around the mouth, creating a smoother, more youthful look.

Correct Undereye Hollows

Tired of looking tired? Juvederm Volbella XC can be injected into the undereye area to improve the appearance of “sunken” eyes resulting in a brighter, younger-looking face.

What are the Benefits of Juvederm?

In one publication, Juvederm’s cohesive nature and high viscosity are praised, which allows the filler to remain in place after injection, preventing it from flowing away from the injection site; this gives Juvederm a more precise and efficient filling. [3]

The cross-linked HA in Juvederm helps to provide long-lasting results compared to traditional non-cross-linked HA fillers. The cross-linking process increases the durability of the gel, making it more resistant to breaking down over time. However, the filler eventually gets broken down by the body, making it a non-permanent solution. 

The smooth consistency of Juvederm, attributed to its proprietary Hylacross technology, helps to provide a natural look, movement, and feel. With Juvederm, patients can expect a smooth, youthful appearance without worrying about unnatural lumps or bumps. 

Furthermore, when patients see a board-certified plastic surgeon for their injections, like Dr. Tehrani, they are treated by someone with a thorough understanding of facial beauty, optimal proportions, anatomy, and aging, which increases the benefits and results.

Ideal Candidates for Juvederm Injections in Palm Springs, CA

The ideal candidate for a cosmetic procedure like Juvederm injections would be someone who is looking to improve their appearance and has realistic expectations about the results. The candidate should be in good overall health and clearly understand the procedure, its benefits, and risks.

You may be a good candidate for Juvederm injections if you are interested in the following:

  • Restoring volume
  • Improving skin texture and tone
  • Minimize the appearance of wrinkles and fine lines
  • Contouring the chin or lips
  • Improving the contours of the jawline

Contact us to schedule a consultation to determine your candidacy and find out which formulation best suits your needs.

Personal Consultation

During the consultation appointment, Dr. Tehrani will assess the patient’s needs and make recommendations based on their medical history, skin type, and desired outcome. He understands how the different formulations of Juvederm can work together to transform the aging face. Furthermore, Dr. Tehrani will consider factors such as 

  • Skin elasticity
  • Muscle tone
  • Bone structure
  • Patient’s age

to determine the best approach to achieve the desired result. Patients are encouraged to schedule their consultation appointment well ahead of major events or important dates to put their best face forward. Juvederm might be temporary, but photos last a lifetime! Call (949) 706-7776 today.

Preparation for Juvederm Injections

To prepare for your injection procedure, it’s recommended by Dr. Tehrani that you adhere to the following steps:

  • Avoid alcohol and blood-thinning medications for several days before the appointment to reduce the risk of bruising.
  • Stop using certain skincare products, such as retinoids and alpha-hydroxy acids, as they can cause skin irritation.
  • Inform Dr. Tehrani of known allergies or medical conditions that may affect the procedure.
  • Wear minimal makeup to the appointment to allow Dr. Tehrani to assess your skin accurately.

It’s also important to inform Dr. Tehrani or the Tehrani Plastic Surgery staff of any current treatments you are undergoing. Following these steps will help ensure the safety and success of your Juvederm injections.

The Injection Procedure

The Juvederm injection procedure is simple. Depending on how many areas are being treated during your appointment, you can visit our office on your lunch break and be on your way in no time.

We will cleanse and prepare the treatment area before the injection to ensure proper hygiene. Patients will be numbed before the Juvederm formulation is carefully injected into the targeted area using a fine needle. The amount of Juvederm used and the number of injections required will vary based on the individual patient’s treatment plan.

During your appointment, we will discuss potential side effects and provide aftercare instructions to ensure the best possible outcome. Overall, the Juvederm injection procedure is safe and effective, offering our patients a convenient and minimally invasive option for facial rejuvenation.

Recovery After Juvederm Injections

Recovery after a Juvederm injection is minimal and short-lived. You should avoid exposing the treatment area to excessive heat or sun exposure for 24-48 hours after the procedure. 

Some common side effects include redness, swelling, tenderness, and minor discomfort at the injection site, but these symptoms usually subside within a few hours to a day. You may also experience some slight itching, but this, too, should resolve quickly. Most patients can return to their normal daily activities immediately following the procedure, but it’s always best to consult with Dr. Tehrani for personalized post-treatment instructions.

What are the Results of Juvederm?

Based on the chosen formulation for your treatment, potential outcomes may include the following: 

  • A noticeable improvement in skin texture and tone
  • A reduction in fine lines and wrinkles
  • Plumper, fuller lips
  • Lifted, more defined cheek area
  • Contoured and more defined jawline and chin
  • Reduced appearance of under-eye hollows

Most patients see these results almost immediately after the procedure, with optimal results appearing within a week or two. Generally, the results can last up to 6-12 months, depending on the individual’s age, skin type, and lifestyle.

What is the Cost of Juvederm in Apple Valley, CA?

Come in for a consultation with Dr. Tehrani and he will discuss the details of your treatment, including the cost. We will be happy to provide you with financing options since we believe cosmetic improvements should fit any budget. Don’t let the signs of aging consume your appearance and confidence. Let Dr. Tehrani help you achieve the youthful, refreshed look you deserve with Juvederm. Schedule your consultation today and start your journey towards a more confident, beautiful you! Call (949) 706-7776 to get started.


  1. American Society of Plastic Surgeons. PLASTIC SURGERY STATISTICS REPORT ASPS National Clearinghouse of Plastic Surgery Procedural Statistics ASPS Public Relations.; 2017. https://www.plasticsurgery.org/documents/News/Statistics/2017/plastic-surgery-statistics-full-report-2017.pdf
  2. PINSKY M, THOMAS J, MURPHY D, WALKER P. Juvéderm injectable gel: A multicenter, double-blind, randomized study of safety and effectiveness. Aesthetic Surgery Journal. 2008;28(1):17-23. doi:10.1016/j.asj.2007.09.005
  3. Baumann L. Hyaluronic acid gel (JuvédermTM) preparations in the treatment of facial wrinkles and folds. Clinical Interventions in Aging. 2008;Volume 3:629-634. doi:10.2147/cia.s3118