Juvederm® Injection Procedure Is Simple and Comfortable


Dr. Emilio Justo demonstrates the nonsurgical tissue filler, Juvederm® and how this procedure adds volume and fullness to help reduce the signs of aging. The patient is comfortable throughout the Juvederm® injection procedure. Injectable treatments such as this are great finishing touches on more complicated cosmetic surgeries.

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DR. EMILIO JUSTO: Hello. This is Dr. Emilio Justo and I am here with one of our long-standing patients, Mrs. Beverly Pettigrew, and we are about to do a Juvederm® injection. Juvederm® is one of the hyaluronic acid tissue fillers that are commonly used. We will be injecting the marionette folds, a little bit in the upper lip, and if any is left over, we will put a little bit in her nasolabial folds, or her smile lines. Mrs. Pettigrew, anything you would like to say? MRS. BEVERLY PETTIGREW: I will just say that I have had this before and it is very successful. I am very happy to have it done again. DR. EMILIO JUSTO: Great. And as you can see, she has had some topical numbing cream that we have applied about 10 or 15 minutes ago, just to take the edge off from that little needle. So now, we are going to wipe her down and get going. My patients just absolutely love the taste of this stuff. Nothing better than a numb tongue. Very good. So we have injected the right side of her face. Now we are going to be injecting the left marionette fold and the upper lip. As I was saying earlier, the Juvederm® is mixed, pre-mixed, with some lidocaine to make it not quite as sensitive. We will clean her off in just a moment with a little bit of alcohol. Is that terribly uncomfortable? MRS. BEVERLY PETTIGREW: No. DR. EMILIO JUSTO: Wish you could do it all day long? MRS. BEVERLY PETTIGREW: Oh, sure. Not all day, please. No, it felt fine. DR. EMILIO JUSTO: Good.

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Arizona Eye Institute & Cosmetic Laser Center

Ophthalmologist and plastic surgeon Emilio Justo founded Arizona Eye Institute & Cosmetic Laser Center in 1989. With locations in Sun City West, Sun City, and Wickenburg, AZ, we help patients from the Phoenix area and beyond improve and maintain their vision through quality eye care. Our doctors are affiliated with prestigious organizations, including:

  • The American Board of Ophthalmology
  • The American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery
  • The American Academy of Ophthalmology
  • The Arizona Medical Association
  • The Arizona Ophthalmological Society
  • The Phoenix Ophthalmological Society

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