Our expert says:
Hi Anonymous, thank you for the question.
Juvederm is a non animal stabilized hyaluronic acid (NASHA) dermal filler and its FDA approval is for 12 month longevity in the skin. To be precise 25% of patients treated will start losing effect at about 9 months while the remaining 75% of patients treated will still have effect at 12 months.
All dermal fillers are injected into the area that requires correction.
Prices vary from doctor to doctor but as a rough guideline expect to pay between R 2,000.00 and R 2,500.00 for a single filler treatment in this area.
My advice is to only use a FDA approved filler such as Restylane, Perlane or the Juvederm range (HV or Ultra) and ask the doctor to show you the filler to verify it is one of the above mentioned FDA approved dermal fillers.
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