Juvederm has undoubtedly established a name for itself in the realm of cosmetic fillers. Juvederm comes in a variety of forms, which can confound some people. The Ultra XC and the Ultra Plus XC are two of its items that are frequently interchanged.
The critical distinctions between the two will be made clear as you go through this post.
What is Juvederm?
Our faces lose support from underlying structures as we age, which causes them to lose volume and suppleness. Hyaluronic acid is a naturally occurring substance that decreases with aging, excessive sun exposure, smoking, and more. Juvederm products are primarily made up of hyaluronic acid.
Hyaluronic acid has undergone modifications to create dermal fillers like the Juvederm Collection of Fillers. Juvederm solutions can restore lost volume and moisturize the skin from the inside by replenishing the hyaluronic acid levels in your skin.
A trained injector can restore volume loss and sculpt, lift, and contour face structures by carefully injecting Juvederm into the facial tissues. The body degrades fillers made of hyaluronic acid over time and, if necessary, can be removed with an injection enzyme.
The cheeks, nasolabial folds, chin, and lips are just a few of the face areas that Juvederm can treat according to FDA regulations. It may also be applied to other “off-label” conditions.
Juvederm has steadily gained popularity as one of the most used face fillers. Its short recuperation period and fast results are among the factors contributing to its great demand. The dermal filler is becoming more popular than invasive surgeries since it heals faster.
Juvederm Ultra XC vs. Ultra Plus XC
Among Juvederm’s many products, two of the most confusing ones are the Juvederm Ultra XC and Ultra Plus XC. Although both Juvederm products give the skin a fuller appearance, that is about where the similarities end. How are these two distinct products different?
Juvederm Ultra XC
The thin consistency of the Ultra XC composition makes it ideal for erasing minor to moderate lines in the mid-facial region. Additionally, it contains lidocaine, which reduces post-treatment pain. The ability to inject Ultra XC into the lips further sets it apart from Ultra Plus.
Juvederm Ultra Plus XC
The Ultra XC Plus solution, which is thicker than Ultra XC, is preferable for people with severe facial creases. The people who will get the most advantage are those with pronounced lines around the mouth, midface, or lower face.
When to Use Which
Because of their differences in consistency, Juvederm Ultra XC and Ultra Plus XC have varying effectiveness in various degrees of skin wrinkling.
When to Use Juvederm Ultra XC
Juvederm Ultra XC is typically the best option if you’re new to fillers and want to remedy mild to moderate volume loss and creasing. This gentle solution works incredibly well to reverse early facial aging and is often less expensive per syringe.
Juvederm Ultra XC can persist for up to a year, depending on the area treated and the quantity of the injectable injected into the skin. Furthermore, it can accomplish this without the need for touch-up procedures.
When to Use Juvederm Ultra Plus XC
Juvederm Ultra Plus XC is commonly suggested to patients who have previously used Juvederm XC successfully but can no longer get the same results. This product may be necessary for individuals with deeper facial creases and more severe volume loss.
Many people need the superior lifting properties that this thicker injectable’s lifting capabilities tout as facial age progresses and more natural volume is lost. Juvederm Ultra Plus XC may be suggested even if you’ve never used an injectable dermal filler before, if your static wrinkling is severe or if volume loss is substantial.
Our board-certified dermatologists will advise you which choice will produce the best outcomes when you contact My Aesthetic Studio.
Why Choose Juvederm Products?
Juvéderm is more valuable than just a wrinkle filler. It offers a lot more than what we’ve discussed so far.
While the effects usually persist for a year, some patients have experienced outcomes that last up to 18 months. The results for each patient will differ depending on several variables.
The Ultra Plus XC injections also have a shelf life of around a year. However, some patients might require a touch-up as soon as nine months have passed.
Wide Range of Uses
Here are a few of the other uses of Juvederm products:
Cheek and under-eye augmentation: Filler can replace lost volume in the tear trough and midface regions. A course of treatment may result in a more vibrant and young appearance.
Cheek/mid-face augmentation: By replacing lost volume or giving the cheek/mid-facial area a modest lift, cheek filler can help lift and shape the face.
Lip filler: Lip filler can provide volume to lips that are naturally thin or replace volume lost as we age. Using a suitable filler, we can give the lips a gentle, natural-looking fullness.
Chin augmentation: Chin filler can improve and counteract the effects of aging and give the face form and a better profile.
Jawline contour: In a location where soft tissue is lost as we get older, using filler to shape the jawline can produce a more symmetrical facial structure. Juvederm can add volume to the jawline area to give both men and women a more defined jawline.
Smile line filler: Nasolabial folds, often known as smile lines, can be filled with filler to soften their appearance and restore lost volume. We can decide which filler will best address your concern here.
Temple filler: Age-related volume reduction in the temples is a common occurrence. Dermal fillers are frequently used to treat the midface and lips, but neglecting the temples might result in an imbalanced appearance or a peanut-shaped head. Dermal fillers can be used to restore some volume to this area, bringing the jaw and cheeks into balance.
The fact that office visits are less than an hour and need little recuperation time is another factor contributing to this procedure’s popularity. Furthermore, Juvederm filler injections are easily accessible.
At My Aesthetic Studio, we make everything easy and convenient for you. We offer virtual consultations that will assess your needs. To schedule an appointment and see whether you need Juvederm Ultra XC or Ultra Plus XC, call us at 407-362-5927, email [email protected], or fill out our contact form.