One of the questions our Detroit cosmetic surgery frequently gets regarding dermal fillers is the safety of the ingredients used to make them. This makes sense: after all, some of the ingredients used are referred to as “toxins” by scientists, a word that makes many people nervous. However, the ingredients in all the fillers used at Birmingham Cosmetic Surgery have been thoroughly tested and found to be safe through scientific research. And in the case of fillers like Juvederm , the ingredients used tend to naturally occur in your own body.
The active ingredient in Juvederm is hyaluronic acid, a compound that is found in your skin and is responsible for maintaining the skin’s elasticity and youthful appearance. As you age, your body becomes less effective at producing hyaluronic acid, and your skin tends to wrinkle and sag. Fortunately, Juvederm can make up the difference, giving your body the ingredients it needs to keep your skin full and
Juvederm is a specialty product that has been FDA-approved for treating the “smile lines” on either side of your mouth. It is also often used in other areas:
- Lines around the mouth
- On the lips
- “Marionette lines” below the corners of the mouth
- On the cheeks
To learn whether Juvederm is right for you, talk to our Detroit cosmetic surgeon, Dr. Rifai. Birmingham Cosmetic Surgery has locations throughout Michigan that make us convenient for people in Southfield, Ann Arbor, Dundee, Port Huron and Playmouth. You can set up an initial consultation by calling (248) 723-9370, or by filling out a form on our website.