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Medspa at El Paso Cosmetic Surgery

Juvederm XC

TOP50 SINCE2008El Paso Cosmetic Surgery is among Allergan’s Top 50 practices for the past three years. Allergan is the producer of many products such as Botox, Juvéderm Ultra and Ultra Plus, Voluma, Vollure, Kybella, breast implants, recently acquired Coolsculpting and many other acclaimed pharmaceuticals. Being a Top 50 practice out of over 18,000 accounts is simply a reflection of how preferred and accomplished our practice is. Not to mention, being a top 50 account allows our patients to receive the perks of competitive pricing, and we pass our savings on to you.

El Paso Cosmetic Surgery has once again produced an Allergan Injection Trainer to its region. Now not only do we provide great results to the patients of El Paso Cosmetic Surgery, but also to patients of injectors trained by Yvonne Terrazas RN.

Considering Juvéderm® XC Ultra or Ultra Plus

You may be a great candidate for Juvéderm® XC Ultra or Ultra Plus if you:

  • Have age-related facial volume loss
  • Would like to restore fullness to the lips
  • Would like to minimize fine lines in and around the lips
  • Would like to restore fullness or eliminate nasolabial folds and/or marionette lines
  • Would like to have non-surgical facial contouring improvement
  • Are over the age of 18
  • Are looking for a treatment that provides real, noticeable results along with no surgery or recovery time.

How Juvéderm® XC Ultra & Ultra Plus Works

Juvéderm® XC Ultra and Ultra Plus is a hyaluronic acid dermal fillers.  The hyaluronic acid gel is used to treat lines and folds on the lower face such as the Nasolabial folds and Marionettes.  Juvéderm® XC Ultra and Ultra Plus are also fillers that can be used to add volume to the lips.  Manufactured by Allergan and approved in 2006 by the US FDA this hyaluronic acid gel hydrates the skin by holding water and acts as a “cushioning agent” providing volume to the injected area.  In 2010, the FDA approved Juvéderm® XC formulation with the local anesthetic lidocaine to provide patients with a more comfortable injection experience.  Juvéderm® XC Ultra and Ultra Plus are still available without Lidocaine for those with a sensitivity to the medication.  A consultation is necessary for our Registered Nurse injectors to determine which filler is best for you and the area to be corrected.

Juvéderm® XC Ultra vs Ultra Plus

Juvéderm® XC Ultra Plus consistency is a thicker version of Juvéderm Ultra.  Juvéderm® XC Ultra Plus is used more often to treat and correct more severe wrinkles, nasolabial folds, and marionette lines. A proper evaluation is recommended to determine which filler is best for you.

Juvéderm® XC Ultra & Ultra Plus Treatment Areas

Juvéderm® XC Ultra and Ultra Plus are both designed to temporary correct by adding volume and plump the lips as well as smooth out other facial lines such as nasolabial folds, marionette lines, and other depressed areas in the face.  There are other off-label areas Juvéderm® XC Ultra and Ultra Plus can be used for; however, only a highly trained Registered Nurse injector or physician should administer the product. The number of syringes needed depends on the volume loss and result expected by the patient.  Juvéderm® XC is also the first smooth consistency gel formulation and only hyaluronic acid dermal filler approved by the FDA to last up to one year from initial treatment.

Recovery & Results

There is no actual downtime with Juvéderm® XC Ultra or Ultra Plus. However, it is recommended to sleep on your back for the first three nights post-injection as to not put any shifting pressure on the filler. Full results are seen in two weeks as swelling and bruising can occur and the product does inflate 20-30% over that two-week timeframe. Treatment results can last up to 6 months to 1 year. Although, each patient is different and results can vary on a case to case basis. It is recommended to be treated on a regular basis determined by your provider to retain the best results.

Frequently Asked Questions:

Juvéderm ® is a hyaluronic acid dermal filler manufactured by Allergan and approved in 2006 by the US FDA for the treatment of mild to moderate facial creases.

Juvéderm® injections are commonly used to smooth out facial wrinkles such as nasolabial folds and marionettes and plump lips.

You’ll start to see the effects of the treatment immediately. Studies conducted by the manufacturer, Allergen, report that Juvéderm® Ultra Plus XC results last 9 to 12 months and Juvéderm® Voluma XC can add volume for up to two years

Regular price for Juvederm Ultra is $550 but we always have monthly promotions on our injectables.

Regular price for Juvederm Ultra Plus is $650 but we always have monthly promotions on our injectables.

Juvéderm® Ultra Plus XC is a highly linked hyaluronic acid filler that is most frequently used to fill superficial lines and add volume to any areas on the face. It can last 8-12 months. Juvéderm® Voluma XC is a newer formula FDA approved for instantly adding volume to the cheeks. Juvéderm® Voluma XC results can last up to two years.

Side effects tend to be minor and are typical for any kind of injectable filler. They include swelling of the skin around the injection site, redness, bruising (which may be increased if you’re taking blood thinners), bumps, and skin irritation. These should pass within a week. If symptoms persist, call your doctor.

The next step is to schedule your consultation. During your consultation, Dr. Sozer will evaluate you and discuss all your questions, concerns and desires before undergoing surgery so you can have realistic expectations. You may call our office at (915) 351-1116 to schedule your consultation or may fill out our “Schedule Your Consultation” form on this page and someone will contact you to set your appointment.

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