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What is Jeuveau?

Cosmetic injectables fall into two categories: dermal fillers and neuromodulators. Jeuveau is created using a form of botulinum toxin A. When injected into the facial muscles, Jeuveau works to smooth unattractive forehead lines which form between your brows that leave you looking tired or angry by slowing the constant muscle motions creating the lines. The smoothing effect has the added benefit of preventing new creases from forming.

How is Jeuveau used?

The precise injection of neuromodulators requires extensive knowledge of facial muscular structure, as well as an understanding of the quantity of the product needed to create a very natural look. Jeuveau is best administered by a facial plastic surgeon who has the training and experience to produce fresh, natural-looking results. In the expert hands of Dr. Michael Kim, your Jeuveau injections will be performed carefully and accurately – for superior results.

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Jeuveau and BOTOX are created from the same neuromodulator. BOTOX is the tried-and-true standard in the world of cosmetic injectables. Introduced in the early 2000s, BOTOX has been used for more than 15 years to give men and women a more youthful appearance. Jeuveau has the benefit of being manufactured with state-of-the-art technology and the most advanced manufacturing processes and was clinically tested on over 2,000 patients prior to achieving FDA approval.

How is Jeuveau different from BOTOX?

What can I expect during treatment with Jeuveau?

When undergoing Jeuveau injections, Dr. Kim will first evaluate your facial condition and speak with you about what you want to achieve. The area to be treated, whether between the brows or to address forehead creases, can be numbed with a topical numbing cream if needed. Once the numbing cream has taken effect, Dr. Kim will strategically inject small amounts of Jeuveau to produce the smoothing effect. As Jeuveau is non-invasive, there is no recovery time – you are free to return to your normal activities immediately after treatment.

What can I expect following treatment with Jeuveau?

There is no downtime with Jeuveau. You may experience mild redness, swelling, or tenderness at the injection sites. This is normal and should resolve within a day or two. You should avoid touching or rubbing the injection sites so the product does not spread more than it should and keep your head upright as you would after BOTOX injections. While some patients report seeing results in as little as two to three days, you should notice final results within seven to ten days. Studies have shown that results last for approximately three to six months, with an average duration of about five months.

Why should I choose Dr. Michael Kim?

As one of Portland’s finest facial plastic surgeons, Dr. Michael Kim is sought by patients locally and across the state. He is known for his ability to create exceptionally natural-looking results, whether with injectables or with a surgical procedure. Injecting neuromodulators such as Jeuveau requires precision and meticulous injection technique. In Dr. Kim’s able hands, there is no need to be concerned about your results appearing artificial or frozen. Dr. Kim is constantly seeking the latest techniques and products that can help his patients look and feel their best, including offering them the option of facial smoothing with the “new kid on the block,” Jeuveau.

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PRACTICE UPDATE REGARDING RE-OPENING

We are excited to announce we are now treating patients for all procedures and surgeries. After a month of optimizing our Covid-19 protocols, we are confident in our ability to offer a safe clinic and operating room setting for our patients and staff. We have instituted disinfection methods, enhanced air purification, and the use of personal protective equipment. We will continue to offer virtual postoperative checks and new patient consultations through our telehealth platform. A future in-person consultation will not require an additional consultation fee.

As part of our commitment to the highest safety standards, the following modifications to the patient experience for the foreseeable future. We greatly appreciate your compliance and understanding.

  1. Online check-in must be completed through our online portal 48-hours prior to the appointment.
  2. We are instituting a curbside waiting room. Please text us at 503-575-1910 upon arrival and wait in your parked car until you are notified via text message that we are ready to begin your appointment. Complimentary patient parking is located below our building.
  3. Patients are required to bring and wear masks for the duration of their appointment. If you do not have one, one will be provided.
  4. Guests, children, or visitors other than the patient will not be permitted. In the case of patients who are minors, one accompanying parent or guardian is permissible.
  5. We will obtain credit card information over the phone prior to the appointment. Payment will be processed after the treatment is completed. No payment will be handled onsite.
  6. Patients will enter our main entrance and exit out of our back exit. This one-way patient flow will allow us to comprehensively disinfect our clinic to be ready for the next patient.
  7. Coronavirus testing will be instituted for all surgical patients.

We appreciate your continued patience and flexibility. See you soon.

Dr. Kim and Staff

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