Dr. Elliott B. Black, III

Dr. Summer Black

Board-Certified Plastic & Reconstructive Surgeons

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JUVÉDERM® XC in Metairie, LA

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About Juvéderm

Plumping your skin without surgery is easier than you think.  At Dr. Black Plastic and Cosmetic Surgery in Metairie, LA, our board-certified plastic surgeons, Dr. Elliott Black and Dr. Summer Black offer the full line of Juvéderm injectable wrinkle treatments to fill in areas of your facial skin and moderate to severe wrinkles for a younger, smoother appearance. Juvéderm is made up of hyaluronic acid (HA) as the main ingredient, which will fill in fine lines wrinkles that are naturally depleted of HA as we age.

A dermal filler, such as Juvéderm, is a minimally-invasive treatment that can plump up thin lips, improve shadow contours, soften facial creases, remove wrinkles, and improve the appearance of recessed scars. It is a great option to combat aging and restore a younger, firmer look to your skin. No anesthesia or scalpels are involved, and the effects are not permanent. At a private consultation in our Metairie office, our surgeons will be able to recommend the best filler for your desired result.

Do I Qualify?

The best candidates for Juvéderm should have:

  • A decent amount of skin elasticity
  • A large area of wrinkles on the skin
  • Intense lines between the eyebrows
  • Marionette lines near the chin
  • Overall good health

What to Expect

The doctor will conduct an evaluation of your skin before performing a Juvéderm injection to discover which areas would benefit from treatment and how many syringes will be needed.  The regions of your face to be treated will be marked with ink before the doctor deftly injects the face with Juvéderm.  If needed, a numbing cream can be applied before the injections to reduce patient anxiety and discomfort. 

Other Considerations

Juvéderm injection results are usually visible right after away. It may still temporarily appear to be swollen and red, but you should be able to return to your normal activities right after your treatment. We recommend that all patients avoid strenuous activities, like exercising, for at least 24 hours. The results of Juvéderm last about 6 – 9 months in most patients, so patients should schedule touch-up appointments to keep their appearance consistent. Juvéderm may be used with plastic surgery, nonsurgical treatments, and other wrinkle injections to enhance your final results.

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Our board-certified plastic surgeons at Dr. Black Plastic and Cosmetic Surgery want to help you restore your skin with amazing injectables like Juvéderm XC and Juvéderm Ultra for moderate to severe wrinkles around the nose and mouth. Contact our office in Metairie, LA to learn more info about Juvéderm, and how it can improve your appearance.

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