JVD XC 4cJuvederm was introduced to the U.S. market after approval by the FDA in June 2006. Here are some of the highlights from the pages of the FDA.

What is it? The Juvéderm Implant is a hyaluronic acid gel that is injected into the middle layer of skin (mid to deep dermis) to temporarily correct moderate to severe facial wrinkles and folds (such as nasolabial folds).

How does it work? The Juvéderm Implants function by injecting the gel into areas around the facial wrinkle or fold to temporarily reduce its appearance.

When is it used? The Juvéderm Implants are injected when a patient wishes to have their doctor correct moderate to severe facial wrinkles and folds.

What will it accomplish? Juvéderm Implants will provide temporary improvement in wrinkle or fold severity.

When should it not be used? Juvéderm Implants should not be used in patients with severe allergies and a history of anaphylaxis or in patients with allergies to bacterial proteins.

Additional information: The Summary of Safety and Effectiveness and labeling will be available at:https://www.accessdata.fda.gov/scripts/cdrh/cfdocs/cftopic/pma/pma.cfm?num=p050047