Young, healthy-looking skin contains an abundance of a naturally hydrating substanceminneapolis st. paul dermal fillers, botox, juvederm called hyaluronic acid.  But as you age, time, sunlight, and other factors can reduce the amount of hyaluronic acid in your skin.  The lack of hyaluronic acid causes your skin to lose structure and volume-creating unwanted facial wrinkles and folds, like those parentheses lines around your nose and mouth.

Dermal fillers help replace the hyaluronic acid your skin has lost, adding volume to smooth away facial wrinkles and folds and provide a smooth, natural-looking result.

Dr. Carlson, a board certified ophthalmologist, performs all cosmetic treatments at Claris Eye Care & Surgery to ensure the highest quality results for the treatment of your face.


JUVÉDERM® is the smooth gel filler that your doctor uses to instantly smooth away wrinkles around your mouth and nose. With just one treatment, you’ll get smooth and natural-looking results that last up to a year.

JUVÉDERM® XC is manufactured using HYLACROSS™technology, creating a smooth-consistency gel. It is infused with lidocaine to improve comfort during treatment. With JUVÉDERM® XC you get the smooth results you expect, with the improved comfort you want.

Everyone will notice, but no one will know!

Where Does It Work?

Everyone’s skin ages differently and JUVÉDERM® XC may be used to rejuvenate multiple problem areas.* From smile lines to vertical lip lines, you can smooth away unwanted wrinkles and restore natural contours. Learn more about the individual treatment areas.

See the difference with JUVÉDERM® XC

JUVÉDERM® XC has been tested on both female and male patients
and all skin types, so everyone can enjoy the benefits. JUVÉDERM® XC
is also available in two formulations, JUVÉDERM® Ultra XC and
JUVÉDERM® Ultra Plus XC. Your healthcare professional will
determine which formulation is right for you. Common side effects
with JUVÉDERM® XC usually are mild or moderate.
Be sure to ask your healthcare professional any questions you may
have about treatment with JUVÉDERM® XC.

Before                      AfterBefore                  After

3 syringes

JUVÉDERM® Ultra (0.8 mL)

JUVÉDERM® Ultra Plus (1.6 mL)

1 syringe
JUVÉDERM® Ultra (0.8 mL)


What is JUVÉDERM VOLUMA™ XC injectable gel?

JUVÉDERM VOLUMA™ XC injectable gel is the first and only filler FDA-approved to instantlyjuvederm-voluma-xc add volume to the cheek area. It gives you a subtle lift, helping to restore contour and a more youthful profile, for up to 2 years, in patients over the age of 21. It’s different than JUVÉDERM® XC and works on a different area of the face. JUVÉDERM® XC smoothes out moderate to severe wrinkles and folds around the nose and mouth, like parentheses. JUVÉDERM VOLUMA™ XC, however, adds volume to the cheek area.

What else should you know about JUVÉDERM VOLUMA™ XC?

  • First and only Hyaluronic Acid (HA) filler FDA-approved to instantly add volume to the cheek area, resulting in a subtle lift
  • Clinically proven to last up to 2 years with optimal treatment
  • JUVÉDERM VOLUMA™ XC is from the makers of the #1 family of fillers
  • After 24 hours, you should be able to resume your normal activities
  • Side effects are moderate and generally last 2 to 4 weeks. Common side effects include temporary reactions at the treatment site such as tenderness, swelling, firmness, lumps/bumps, bruising, pain, redness, discoloration, and itching.


Brilliant Distinctions Program

Claris is one of the few offices that offers the Brilliant Distinctions Program which is a huge benefit to our patients!

If you are not a member of the Brilliant Distinctions Program yet here is what you can enjoy:

  • Earn points each time you get BOTOX® Cosmetic and/or JUVÉDERM® XC treatments, 
as well as LATISSÉ® or SkinMedica® Skin Care products from a participating physician
  • Redeem your points for big savings on BOTOX® Cosmetic, JUVÉDERM® XC,
 LATISSE®, and SkinMedica® Skin Care products
  • Or, make a difference in someone else’s life by donating your points to Dress for Success® or the Make-A-Wish Foundation®
  • Receive a personalized monthly eNewsletter that includes: Helpful tips, articles, and information personalized just for you
  • Promotions to earn bonus points, points balances, treatment reminders 
and exclusive invitations to events in your area

To sign up for the program simply go here: and go through a simple registration. Once you’ve registered, we will take care of giving you credit for each Allergan purchase you make at Claris Eye Care & Surgery.

If you have questions or would like to schedule a treatment, please contact us at 612.775.8009 or by email at


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