Cosmetic procedures are increasing in popularity and with the help of technology consumers can visualize results before the surgery.
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Sherri Dmyterko: Cosmetic procedures have been around for a long time and are increasing in popularity, but more often people are demanding less invasive methods, with more natural looking results. Now an innovative online service is allowing Canadians to experience a virtual cosmetics enhancement makeover, with the click of a mouse. It's called the Juvéderm Revitalizer, and it allows consumers to visualize what they could look like after treatment with Juvéderm; a soft, replenishing facial filler. Doctor Fred Weksberg is a cosmetic surgeon in Toronto. Dr. Fred Weksberg: The Juvéderm Revitalizer is a great tool, both for patients and for the physicians. For the physician, it's difficult sometimes to explain the patients how they will appear after treatment. The patient can use this technology and see how good they will appear after treatment. They can do this at home quite easily in front of their computer. Sherri Dmyterko: Consumer simply upload a photo of their face onto juvéderm.ca and click on the many treatment area options to see what they would look like after a virtual makeover. For instance, they can see what they will look like with softened smile lines or plumped lips. Dr. Fred Weksberg: This type of technology can be helpful for clients to show them how their hair color will change or how the color of the wall will appear different in their home. Now we have the opportunity to show women how they will look with reduced facial lines or with enhanced natural features, that is true to life and very natural, at the same time, this is commitment free. Sherri Dmyterko: Juvéderm is a soft, replenishing injectable gel made from hyaluronic acid, a naturally occurring sugar found in your body. It combines with the water in your skin to instantly restore lost volume and smooth lines and wrinkles. Dr. Fred Weksberg: Facial fillers are very popular because they are quick, easy to do, and very natural looking. At the same time, patients want to have improvement but they don't want to have any drastic change to their appearance. So they want to look like themselves but they want to be refreshed. Juvéderm is a great treatment choice because it gives very natural and excellent results. My patients often remark at how people tell them that they must have just come back from a holiday because they look so refreshed. hyaluronic acid fillers like Juvéderm work by stimulating collagen. They are quick, easy to do, and there has really no downtime. In addition, Juvéderm is the first hyaluronic acid that has been shown clinically and proven to last for almost one year. Sherri Dmyterko: Smoothing unwanted lines and bringing back your natural contours has never been easier. To create your own before and after, visit juvéderm.ca. Sherri Dmyterko reporting.