Juvéderm® in Chicago Illinois

Juvéderm® is a smooth, injectable gel and dermal filler, to treat moderate to severe facial wrinkles and folds, such as the nasolabial folds or “parentheses lines” that form from the nose to the mouth. This injectable dermal filler temporarily adds volume to the skin and gives the appearance of a smoother, more youthful skin surface. Expected results with Juvederm last nine months, and may last up to one year in some. No real down time and minimal recovery time is needed. This product is manufactured by Allergan, Inc, the makers of Botox®. It is marketed under the names: Juvederm Ultra, Juvederm Ultra XC, Juvederm Ultra Plus, Juvederm Ultra Plus XC. At The Center for Aesthetic Surgery in Des Plaines, Dr. Johnson artistically injects Juvederm with beautiful results in facial areas where volume loss appears, particularly in deep folds. He also injects Juvederm to plump and volumize the lip with a luscious, natural look.

Results With Juvederm – Before and After

Juvederm Before Photo



  • When will I see results from a Juvederm® treatment?

    You will see immediate results in the treated area. Juvederm provides instantaneous improvement to soften, smooth, lift or plump facial lines. Areas that benefit from using Juvederm injectable gel are the cheeks, parentheses lines around the mouth, vertical lip lines. The results are subtle and long lasting.
  • How long does Juvederm® last?

    Results from treatment with Juvederm® can last for up to 12 months.
  • Is treatment with Juvederm® painful?

    Discomfort is usually minimal and brief. Juvederm Injectable gel contains lidocaine, a pain reducer, to help manage any pain or discomfort. Prior to injecting, Dr. Johnson may choose to numb the area with a cold pack or anesthetic cream. The entire procedure takes approximately 30 minutes to 60 minutes, depending on the facial areas to be treated. People are in and out of our office without any downtime following Juvederm® treatment.
  • Will I experience any side effects?

    Side effects are uncommon. The most common side effects noted in clinical study include redness at the injection site, swelling, tenderness, firmness, lumps/bumps and bruising. Dr. Johnson will discuss the possibility of side effects at time of your treatment.
  • Juvederm® in Chicago Illinois

    Treatment offered by a board certified, plastic surgeon, Peter Johnson MD. Information about Juvederm®, Brilliant Distinctions program, procedure information, frequently asked questions, and more.