Video: Juvéderm® ULTRA vs Juvéderm® VYCROSS

Standard vs Premium Dermal Fillers What’s the Difference?

SkinViva’s Dr Felicity has produced a short video to explain the difference between Juvéderm® ULTRA and Juvéderm® VYCROSS. 

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    So it is most certainly not a case of the same product in different packaging.  The video helps to explain why premium fillers can be used for a smooth result.

    Juvéderm® ULTRA vs Juvéderm® VYCROSS

    Juvéderm® ULTRA is a ‘standard’ dermal filler which has been around for many years. Juvéderm® VYCROSS is a more recent addition and is a range of ‘premium’ dermal fillers. The VYCROSS range includes VOLUMA, VOLIFT and VOLBELLA.

    Choosing dermal filler can be confusing for patients. Dr Felicity explains and illustrates the difference by comparing the small ‘Skittles’ to larger ‘Minstrels’.

    “So we’re going to look at injecting both of these now.

    “So we’ve got our ULTRA which is our big Minstrels and we’ve got VYCROSS which is our smaller Skittles.

    “So if you think about injecting a row of filler and you compare the two, you can see how this is forming on the [left Skittles] side with the VYCROSS a much more even layer, much more uniform layer; whereas this [right Minstrels side] is more bumpy and it’s got more spaces in between it, so the uptake of water in there is just going to be more water going in there than anything else.”

    In addition, the more sophisticated formulation of premium dermal fillers has allowed Aesthetic Clinicians to develop advanced non-surgical treatments and procedures such as:

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