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What are Juvederm facial fillers?

Juvederm offers a range of hyaluronic acid-based, gel injectable dermal fillers in Michigan. Hyaluronic acid is found in every cell of the body. As dermal fillers, these injections are used to treat mild to moderate facial creases, add fullness, and smooth wrinkles. They are comprised of non-animal sources, mimic the natural moisture binding qualities of the skin, and are safely and naturally re-absorbed over time.

All of the following Juvederm products are available in Dr. Ringler’s Grand Rapids, MI plastic surgery office.

  • Juvederm XC
  • Juvederm Ultra XC
  • Juvederm Voluma XC
  • Juvederm Volbella XC

Juvederm Ultra XC:

Smooth away moderate to severe facial wrinkles

Juvederm Ultra XC is a formulation which includes lidocaine for enhanced comfort. This new formula contains a small amount of local anesthetic, which enhances comfort during your treatment. Juvederm Ultra XC can be used just like regular Juvederm – for the correction of moderate to severe facial wrinkles and folds.

In clinical trials with the new formula, 94 percent of participants said Juvederm Ultra XC was less painful than regular Juvederm dermal fillers when injected into the nasolabial fold. To further minimize discomfort, Dr. Ringler can numb the treatment area with a local anesthetic.

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Juvederm Voluma XC®:

Plump aging cheeks for up to two years

Juvederm Voluma XC is an injectable gel that is FDA-approved to instantly add volume to the cheek area. It gives you a subtle lift, helping to restore a refined contour and a more youthful profile for up to two years in Michigan patients over the age of 21.

It’s different than Juvederm XC and works on a different area of the face. Juvederm XC smooths out moderate to severe wrinkles and folds around the nose and mouth. Juvederm Voluma XC, however, adds volume to the cheek area.

  • Juvederm Volbella®:

    Subtly reshape the lips

    Volbella is a soft hyaluronic acid filler that addresses fine lip lines around the mouth and provides a subtle smoothness and sheen to the lips. Most other fillers are too thick to be used successfully around the mouth, which makes Volbella a great addition to the injectable line. Results with Volbella last up to one year.

  • Why choose Dr. Ringler?

    Dr. Steven L. Ringler is a board-certified plastic surgeon who is recognized nationally and internationally for his achievements in surgical and non-surgical cosmetic procedures. As a skilled injector of facial fillers, he is known throughout Michigan for his natural results. His artful, conservative use of Juvederm ensures that you will emerge from your appointment looking refreshed – never artificial.

    Along with Dr. Ringler, Juvederm injections may also be performed by one of expert injector team members, all of whom have extensive training in Botox®, Juvederm®, Restylane®, Dysport® and Xeomin®. All injectors are either Physician Assistants or RNs. You may trust that our team of experts will leave you with beautiful, natural results.

  • Am I a candidate?

    If you want to look younger with a natural, non-surgical outcome, you may wish to consider injections of Juvederm.

    Age alone does not define candidates for facial rejuvenation. Grand Rapids, MI women and men of various ages choose non-surgical facial rejuvenation to delay or improve visible indications of facial aging. However, it is important to note that Juvederm Volbella has not been tested on patients younger than 22 years of age. These factors generally define good candidates for Juvederm:

    • You understand what Juvederm dermal fillers can and cannot accomplish
    • You accept the potential risks of Juvederm and your responsibilities as a patient
    • You are healthy and emotionally stable
    • You have realistic expectations regarding your results

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Juvederm FAQ's

How much does Juvederm cost?

Michigan patients can expect to pay around $620 per syringe, according to the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery.(PRICE)

How long will my results last?

Results that are obtained with dermal fillers are not permanent. They typically last up to one year and will need to be re-injected in order to maintain your new look. Results from Juvederm Voluma XC may last from 1-2 years. Results from Juvederm Volbella last for up to one year.

What are the side effects of Juvederm?

Side effects are temporary and include minimal bruising, redness and swelling. All cosmetic procedures carry the potential for risks which will be fully discussed with you during your consultation.

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For more information about Juvederm facial fillers, please contact the office of Grand Rapids, MI plastic surgeon Dr. Steven L. Ringler today.

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Practice Policy Update Regarding COVID-19

Dear Valued Patients,

We look forward to seeing you and are open as of Friday, May 29th as approved by the governor. There are some temporary changes at the office due to COVID-19 pandemic.

Current requirements for guests for treatment at CAPS include the following:

  • You will be asked some basic screening questions when you make your appointment:
    • Do you have a fever, cough or headache today or within the past two weeks?
    • To the best of your knowledge, have you or anyone in your family been exposed to COVID-19 within the past 2 weeks?
    • Have you traveled outside of the country in the past month?
  • Your temperature (touchless) will be taken upon arrival. A temperature above 100 degrees will necessitate rescheduling your appointment until a later date.
  • All of our guests will be required to wear a mask to enter the office.
  • No children in the reception area.
  • Extra visitors are limited to 1.

What we are doing to keep you and our team safe at CAPS:

  • Hand sanitizer will be provided outside of the main entrance and throughout the office.
  • We will require social distancing in the office and our large reception area will be limited to 2-3 guests at a time.
  • All hard surfaces in the office will be cleaned and sanitized throughout the day including: door handles, front desk, tables, desks, equipment and restrooms.
  • All team members will be wearing masks and will be screened every morning before work including temperature.
  • All treatment providers will be wearing masks and gloves.
  • As always, treatment providers will wash hands before and after each patient visit and change gloves between each patient.
  • All equipment in treatment rooms will be thoroughly sanitized between each patient visit.
  • We are installing an I-Wave ionization system to our HVAC system which continuously purifies the air killing bacteria and viruses as it circulates the air throughout the office.
  • Virtual consultations with Dr. Ringler and our treatment providers will remain available as well as in-person consultations.
  • Magazines and brochures will not be available in the office for the time being but are available virtually online.
  • Only bottled water is available for our guests at this time.

Thank you for your understanding. Our patient and team safety and well-being is our top concern.

Dr. Steven Ringler & the Center for Aesthetics and Plastic Surgery Team

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