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Sculptra

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.

Frequenty Asked Questions :

How Long Do Juvederm Fillers Last?
Who Should Not Use Juvederm?
How Do You Make Fillers Last Longer?
Is Voluma The Best Juvederm Filler?
How Much Are Juvederm Fillers?
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Sculptra

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

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With Nurse

Temple Filler

$450

With Nurse

Smile Line Filler

$450

With Nurse

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Sculptra

$199

20 Units

With Nurse

$269

30 Units

With Nurse

$219

20 Units

with Surgeon/Injector

$299

30 Units

with Surgeon/Injector

Facial thinning is a common concern for many patients as they age or due to medical conditions. Many surgical and non-surgical options can fill in facial hollows. Among the most popular are facial fillers. Facial, or dermal fillers, are injections of safe gel that plumps up the treatment area temporarily. Usually, fillers last for about three to nine months. For some patients, traditional fillers may not provide the results they want or are impractical due to the extent of their thinning. This where Sculptra may provide a solution. Northwest Face & Body provides the best Sculptra Bellevue and Kirkland offers.

Sculptra Summarized

Sculptra is a type of semi-permanent filler made of injectable poly-L-lactic acid. Unlike hyaluronic acid fillers such as Juvederm and Restylane, Sculptra does not traditionally fill the area immediately. It stimulates natural collagen production underneath the skin to allow your body to naturally fill in the treatment areas.

Due to this technology that focuses on stimulating your body’s healing response and collagen production, Sculptra often leads to longer lasting results. Though, you will likely need retreatment every couple of years to see lasting results.

Sculptra is FDA approved and frequently used to restore lost facial volume. Poly-L-lactic acid is a biodegradable polymer also used in dissolvable facial threads used in many thread lifts. The substance is unlikely to cause any allergic reactions.

History

Sculptra was first developed to treat facial thinning and volume loss in patients with HIV and other diseases. Trials for Sculptra in this form began around 1999 and it was FDA approved for this purpose in 2004. The injectable then received its first cosmetic FDA approval in 2009 when it was approved to treat the nasolabial folds and wrinkles.

Since then, Sculptra has become widely used throughout the cosmetic industry to make the face look younger and augment the buttocks. Sculptra is a versatile injectable that can provide fantastic results in the right candidate.

Uses

As mentioned, Sculptra’s primary use is to restore facial volume. It is used in many areas of the face to achieve this goal. However, Sculptra is also occasionally used in areas of the body outside the face. The treatment areas can include:

Benefits

Sculptra comes with many benefits, especially for patients experiencing dramatic facial thinning. Patients are generally happy with their Bellevue Sculptra injections. Some of the advantages and benefits include:

Sculptra vs. Hyaluronic Acid Fillers

We have briefly discussed how Sculptra is different from hyaluronic acid fillers. However, while both administered via injection and considered dermal fillers, the two have many differences.

Sculptra

Hyaluronic Acid Fillers

Even with their differences, Sculptra and traditional fillers are both great and safe options for treating the signs of aging. Your injector can discuss each option with you to determine the best filler for you based on your anatomy and goals.

Before And After Sculptra Injections In Bellevue

Consultation

Before undergoing Sculptra injections in Kirkland, you will meet with an injector at Northwest Face & Body. During this consultation, your injector will review the concerns you have with your appearance and goals for treatment. They may also ask about certain aspects of your medical history and lifestyle to gauge if Sculptra is the right filler for you.

Finally, your injector will perform a brief examination of the possible treatment areas. After this, if they believe you are a good candidate for Sculptra they made proceed with treatment the same day or advise you to schedule your appointment. You will also receive a price quote for the procedure based on the predicted number of vials necessary.

Injections

To start off your Sculptra injections, your injector will disinfect the injection sites with an alcohol wipe. They may also apply numbing cream to make the injections more tolerable and comfortable. Numbing takes around ten to twenty minutes.

Once numbed, your injector will begin your Sculptra injections. Typically, Sculptra injections are administered in two or three eight week intervals to promote the best collagen production possible. The first set of injections may take anywhere from ten to twenty minutes after numbing. There are usually multiple injection sites during each session.

Aftercare

When your injector finishes injecting, they will instruct you on how best to care for your face while the Sculptra settles. They may instruct you to massage the treatment sites and will show you how to do so. Swelling and bruising can happen and to address this you can use ice packs on and off for the first 24 hours. Avoiding aspirin based painkillers and using arnica gel can also help prevent and treat swelling.

Your injector may recommend avoiding exercise for a day or so, especially if you experience swelling or bruising. Otherwise, you can return to work and all of your normal activities. As a non-surgical procedure, there are few restrictions after Sculptra injections.

Frequently Asked Questions

Will I Need More Than One Session?

Probably, while some younger patients may see the results they want after only one session of Sculptra, most patients require two or three. Following these initial sessions, you can expect to enjoy your results for several months and often two years or more. Once the effects wear off, patients may choose to undergo more Sculptra injections in Bellevue.

The best way to determine how many treatment sessions you will need is to consult with an injector at Northwest Face & Body. They will examine your anatomy and goals to determine the ideal number of sessions.

When Will I See My Results?

It usually takes around two to four months to start seeing results. This is because Sculptra stimulates collagen production which takes time to build up. Also, since most patients have more than one session, it is often after the second or third session where results become the most noticeable.

You will continue to follow up with your injector to gauge your individual results. This will allow them to determine if you need more Sculptra or not.

What Are The Side Effects Of Sculptra?

Sculptra–like any injection or procedure–has some possible side effects. For the most part, these are rare and temporary. Many patients experience few to no side effects after Sculptra injections. Your injector will thoroughly discuss all side effects with you before your injections. Some of the possible side effects include:

All of the above side effects are usually easily treated and temporary. Many will go away on their own with home remedies or time. Most side effects are not generally serious. Your injector is happy to answer any questions and follow up with you about your Sculptra injections.

Can Sculptra Be Dissolved?

No, unlike hyaluronic acid fillers which have a reversal agent, Sculptra cannot be reversed easily. While certain treatments may contribute to the faster breakdown of Sculptra, no one treatment can quickly and effectively reverse it.

This is an important factor to consider when deciding if you want to try Sculptra and when looking for a provider. Incorrectly injected poly-L-lactic acid can lead to complications, which is why it’s important to seek out an experienced injector like those at Northwest Face & Body.

Does It Hurt?

Sculptra injections do come with some discomfort. It is generally not too uncomfortable, but your injector will offer numbing cream. This makes the procedure more comfortable and easier to manage.

The Best Sculptra In Bellevue And Kirkland At Northwest Face & Body

Northwest Face & Body is a premier plastic surgery clinic that has served the Eastside communities of Bellevue, Kirkland, and Redmond for over two decades. Providing the top of the line surgical and non-surgical procedures, Northwest Face & Body specializes in Sculptra injections.

Dr. Ludwig Allegra is an expert in cosmetic injections, including Sculptra. He has performed cosmetic surgeries and injections for decades and is among one of the most experienced in the Bellevue and Kirkland areas. Dr. Allegra also supervises the team of talented injectors who perform hundreds of injections every week.

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

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