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30 mins - 1 hr
Recovery Time
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All Fillers $100 Off Through The Month Of May

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30 mins - 1 hr
Recovery Time
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Melasma Treatment

Dermal filler injections are among the most popular cosmetic procedures in the United States with over a million injections performed every year. Within the dermal filler category, hyaluronic acid fillers are by far the most popular due to their good safety profile and versatility.

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Juvederm Ultra
$525

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Juvederm Ultra Plus
$550

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Juvederm Voluma
$850

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Ultra : Normally used as a lip filler, Juvederm Ultra can also treat the nasolabial folds. Typically, Ultra is considered among the thinnest of Juvederm's fillers. It lasts on average around three to six months.

Ultra Plus : Contains lidocaine for improved comfort and is also used for dramatic lip augmentation. It is also used in the nasolabial folds. Slightly thicker than Ultra, it has a few more uses and sometimes is used in the cheeks or chin. It is versatile and great for volume loss and facial wrinkles. Juvederm Ultra Plus also lasts around six months, though can last longer in some places and individuals.

Voluma : Among the longest lasting hyaluronic acid option, Voluma is typically used in the chin or cheeks. It can last up to two years. Out of all hyaluronic acid fillers, it is often considered the one that lasts the longest.

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Juvederm Bellevue & Kirkland

Dermal filler injections are among the most popular cosmetic procedures in the United States with over a million injections performed every year. Within the dermal filler category, hyaluronic acid fillers are by far the most popular due to their good safety profile and versatility. Two filler manufacturers offer hyaluronic acid fillers–Restylane and Juvederm. Both are about equal in usage and most providers offer both. Northwest Face & Body offers the best Juvederm Bellevue and Kirkland provides.

The Lowdown On Juvederm

Juvederm is a type of cosmetic injectable known as a dermal filler. It is injected for two main purposes: to fill hollows and wrinkles or to augment areas of the face. Primarily used on the face, dermal fillers like Juvederm are among the top non-surgical procedures for anti-aging. With millions of filler injections performed every year, it is an extremely popular and versatile tool for looking younger and achieving your ideal facial aesthetic.

Within facial fillers, some subcategories refer to what the filler is made out of. Juvederm belongs to the largest and most used classification: hyaluronic acid fillers. This means that Juvederm is lower risk than semi-permanent fillers and can treat more places such as the lips.

The master injectors at Northwest Face & Body are masters at using Juvederm to artfully augment and fill in facial features. Northwest Face & Body provides the best Juvederm Bellevue and Kirkland offers.

The Lowdown On Juvederm

Juvederm has many applications across the face. Some of the areas Juvederm can treat include:

Patients can usually treat multiple areas at once. Juvederm also pairs well with neurotoxin treatment such as BOTOX or Dysport. Your master injector will discuss which areas you are a candidate for treatment and the best Juvederm filler for each area.

Advantages Of Hyaluronic Acid Based Fillers

Hyaluronic acid is found naturally in the body, the largest concentrations of which are in the eyes and joints. Therefore, while rejection or allergy to the filler is possible, it is highly unlikely. Another major benefit of hyaluronic acid filler is that they have a natural reversal agent, hyaluronidase.

When injected, it breaks up the filler. If you experience major side effects or complications or end up unhappy with your new look, there is an easy antidote. This also increases the safety of hyaluronic acid fillers when compared with other types of fillers. If occlusion (the injection of filler into a blood vessel) or an adverse event occurs, it can be immediately addressed in the office.

While it may not seem like an advantage at first, the temporary nature of hyaluronic acid fillers allows patients to stop treatments whenever they want, try out various filler options, and try out different looks each time. This experimentation allows patients to find the exactly right filler option and technique for them.

Types Of Juvederm Filler

Juvederm makes a few different fillers that each have a slightly varied consistency and tend to be used in different areas. The main Juvederm offerings are Juvederm Ultra, Juvederm Ultra Plus, and Juvederm Voluma. Your master injector can discuss each option with you in detail and help determine which is best for the area you are treating and your goals.

  • Ultra: Normally used as a lip filler, Juvederm Ultra can also treat the nasolabial folds. Typically, Ultra is considered among the thinnest of Juvederm's fillers. It lasts on average around three to six months.
  • Ultra Plus: Contains lidocaine for improved comfort and is also used for dramatic lip augmentation. It is also used in the nasolabial folds. Slightly thicker than Ultra, it has a few more uses and sometimes is used in the cheeks or chin. It is versatile and great for volume loss and facial wrinkles. Juvederm Ultra Plus also lasts around six months, though can last longer in some places and individuals.
  • Voluma: Among the longest lasting hyaluronic acid option, Voluma is typically used in the chin or cheeks. It can last up to two years. Out of all hyaluronic acid fillers, it is often considered the one that lasts the longest.

Before & After Juvederm Injections In Bellevue

Consultation

The first step for undergoing Juvederm filler injections in Bellevue is to attend a consultation with a master injector. At this appointment, your master injector will ask you about your goals, medical history, history with fillers, and lifestyle. They may also briefly examine the area to evaluate the skin quality, thickness, and other factors that influence the filler choice and process.

If they believe you are a good candidate for your chosen procedure, they will discuss the many fillers you have to choose from. In some cases, you may undergo filler injections the same day. Otherwise, you can schedule your appointment at your convenience or before leaving the office.

Injection Process

First, your master injector will prep the injection sites. This involves disinfecting the areas with alcohol and cleansing them of any makeup or environmental debris. After this, they will likely apply topical numbing cream. This will sit for around ten to twenty minutes. During this time, your injector will prepare the Juvederm.

Your master injector will then begin the filler injections. Depending on the treatment, they may use a needle or cannula. If using a needle, they will start injections immediately. With a cannula, they will make a small entry point for the cannula using a small needle. After inserting the needle or cannula they will slowly inject the filler. They may move the needle within the injection point or inject at multiple sites to add volume evenly for the ideal results.

For most areas, the injections themselves do not take longer than about ten to fifteen minutes. You can have multiple areas treated at the same time. Along with the topical numbing cream, the Juvederm contains a small amount of lidocaine to help ease the filler as it is injected.

Aftercare

In the days following the injections, you may notice some common side effects such as:

  • Swelling
  • Bruising
  • Redness
  • Discomfort
  • Itchiness
  • Lumps

For the most part, these side effects should clear up in a week or two. For a day or two following Juvederm injections, your master injector may recommend avoiding strenuous exercise, alcohol, and certain blood-thinning medications and supplements.

Your filler will continue to settle for about two weeks. If you still notice lumps, unevenness, or the result does not fit your goals after two weeks, our master injectors can perform a quick touch up.

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Procedure Time
30 mins - 1 hr
Recovery Time
Little to none

Melasma Treatment

Juvederm Ultra

$425

With Nurse

Restylane L

$389

With Nurse

Cheek Filler

$450

With Nurse

Jaw Filler

$450

With Nurse

Lip Filler

$389

Restylane - L / With Nurse

Chin Filler

$450

With Nurse

Tear Trough Filler

$800

/ per vial

With Nurse

Temple Filler

$450

With Nurse

Smile Line Filler

$450

With Nurse

Procedure Time
30 mins - 1 hr
Recovery Time
Little to none

Melasma Treatment

$199

20 Units

With Nurse

$269

30 Units

With Nurse

$219

20 Units

with Surgeon/Injector

$299

30 Units

with Surgeon/Injector

Melasma Treatment Bellevue & Kirkland

Melasma treatment is known to be difficult to treat. No true at-home or over-the-counter treatment exists and there is no known cure. While melasma may look like hyperpigmentation, which can be treated, melasma does not respond to traditional treatments for hyperpigmentation. Therefore, treating melasma can be a frustrating endeavor. The master estheticians at Northwest Face & Body provide the premier melasma treatment Bellevue and Kirkland offer.

Why Is Melasma So Hard To Treat?

Melasma has no cure. Melasma treatments can reduce its appearance, but it may return or get worse over time. Therefore, even with the best possible treatment, the results may not last forever.

The reason for this is that melasma is largely caused by hormones. In some cases, these hormonal imbalances are completely treatable and in other cases, it may take time to even out. Melasma is often called “the mask of pregnancy” because it is common during pregnancy. After having the baby, many see their melasma clear up over time.

Though, subsequent hormonal changes or sometimes environmental factors can cause melasma to recur or worsen. These are often unavoidable, so people with melasma should also use preventative methods when they are not experiencing melasma.

Causes

Other than hormones, the highest contributing factor is sun exposure. Melasma is most common in people with olive skin tones and darker skin tones. Unprotected, prolonged, or frequent sun exposure can darken melasma, cause more patches to appear, or otherwise worsen its appearance.

Some of the known causes of melasma include:

Symptoms

Melasma carries relatively few symptoms. Diagnosis of melasma is often made based on the absence of symptoms in conjunction with the known appearance of melasma. In general, symptoms of melasma include:

Notably, melasma should not cause pain, itchiness, or spread like a rash or similar skin condition. While it can occur with other skin conditions like acne, it does not cause raised papules, blisters, or skin lesions.

Free Melasma Consultation With A Master Esthetician

The master estheticians at Northwest Face & Body offer free melasma consultations. They can assess your melasma and recommend the best treatment based on its severity, past treatments, medical history, and lifestyle. This may include topical treatments and professionally administered skin procedures. Our master estheticians may even point you toward other providers if they believe it is the best option for treating your melasma.

During a free melasma consultation, your master esthetician will ask you various questions about your medical history and lifestyle such as:

It is important to do your best to answer these questions and others if they are asked. This will help your master esthetician put together a customized Bellevue melasma treatment plan.

Melasma Treatment Options Bellevue

The first line of treatment for melasma is usually a prescription brightening cream. This may contain hydroquinone or a combination of hydroquinone and tretinoin. Regular use of brightening cream can help reduce and deactivate the excess pigment causing melasma. It is frequently combined with other melasma treatment options.

In the past, intense pulsed light, or IPL, was the favored melasma treatment. However, in recent years, it has been shown to be less effective and even make melasma worse in some patients. There are still some cases where IPL treatment may help your melasma, but it is less commonly recommended.

Instead, treatments such as microneedling and chemical peels are often used to treat melasma. Northwest Face & Body offers the Glow Up Package which is a rotation of microneedling sessions and chemical peels. This is a great option for those with melasma. In general, all melasma treatments focus on increasing cell turnover and reducing over pigmented skin cells.

Frequently Asked Questions

Can You Lighten Melasma Naturally?

So-called “natural” melasma treatments use unrefined forms of acids that our master estheticians can prescribe or treat the skin with during a chemical peel. A few examples include lactic acid, azelaic acid, and kojic acid. Acids found in food usually have no significant effect unless used in a medical context or under expert guidance.

The most natural form of melasma treatment is time. Melasma caused by a temporary condition, like pregnancy, may go away without treatment or need less treatment to improve.

Does Retinol Help Melasma?

Retinol can help treat melasma. As an effective anti-aging agent, retinol helps strip away damaged, dead, or extra skin, including the over-melanated portions of skin contributing to melasma. Your esthetician may suggest using retinol in your skincare routine to help with melasma treatment in Bellevue.

Is Melasma Cancerous?

No, melasma is not cancerous nor a sign of skin cancer. Though some skin cancerous do look similar to melasma. Before seeking treatment from a master esthetician, ensure to have your skin evaluated by a medical professional.

What Is The Difference Between Melasma & Hyperpigmentation?

Hyperpigmentation refers to any darkening of the skin. Thus, melasma is a type of hyperpigmentation. However, it has different causes than most hyperpigmentation. It also occurs on both sides of the face and tends to take on a brown or gray appearance. Traditional hyperpigmentation can appear red, brown, gray, etc., and can appear anywhere on the face or body.

Additionally, hyperpigmentation can affect anyone. Melasma tends to disproportionately affect certain groups of people. This includes those with medium skin tones and people assigned female at birth.

How Much Does Melasma Treatment Cost?

The exact cost of melasma treatment is difficult to estimate without understanding your individual needs. However, you can find starting prices for common melasma treatments on our price list and add up the cost of multiple treatments using Price Simulator.

Northwest Face & Body does not work with insurance when it comes to melasma treatment. Though, we do work with outside financing companies such as Care Credit.

Leading Melasma Treatment Bellevue At Northwest Face & Body

The master estheticians at Northwest Face & Body work alongside plastic surgeons to provide high quality melasma care. Master estheticians attend additional training and have basic medical knowledge as it pertains to the skin. This allows them to administer certain treatments such as stronger chemical peels and laser treatments. Our master estheticians offer the best melasma treatment Bellevue and Kirkland provide.

Northwest Face & Body has served the Eastside and Seattle areas for over two decades. Providing luxury plastic surgery, injectables, and professional skincare, Northwest Face & Body serves all of your cosmetic and medical aesthetic needs. Located in south Kirkland and on the shores of Lake Washington, it is easily accessible from Bellevue, Kirkland, Redmond, and Seattle.

To learn more and schedule a consultation, call us at 425-576-1700. You can also reach out online via chat, contact form, or Price Simulator.

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