How Does VOLUMA Work?
Juvéderm VOLUMA is administered to targeted areas through a smooth-flowing injection, allowing Judy full control to achieve the desired look. Voluma is formulated with Lidocaine (an anesthetic) to reduce discomfort by numbing the injection area during treatment. The procedure has minimal downtime or recovery time. The total treatment takes about 10 to 15 minutes and results are nearly instant. Patients can undergo a full treatment during their lunch hour and go right back to work.
Are There Do's & Don'ts?
A week before your procedure, it is recommended that you avoid taking aspirin and other anti-inflammatory drugs which thin the blood. This will reduce the risk of bruising at the injection site. It is suggested that you avoid strenuous physical activities or excessive sun and heat exposure as well as the consumption of alcohol, at least for the first 24 hours post injection. Also, don’t massage the injection site unless directed to do so as this may achieve undesirable effects. To reduce swelling, you can prop yourself up with an extra pillow the night of your treatment.
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Is VOLUMA Right for me?
FAQs for Juvederm
JUVÉDERM® XC injectable gel is available in two formulations to allow your healthcare professional to tailor treatment to your unique needs. JUVÉDERM® Ultra XC provides versatility in contouring and volumizing facial wrinkles and folds. JUVÉDERM® Ultra Plus XC is a more robust formulation for volumizing and correcting deeper folds and wrinkles.
Juvederm Volbella is an FDA-approved injectable added to the Juvéderm family of dermal fillers. This non-surgical lip augmentation treatment is designed to plump the lips and minimize the appearance of fine lines around the mouth, perioral lines, also known as “smoker’s lines” It may also be used to fill pitted acne scarring in the face. Unlike other fillers, Volbella blends different molecular weights of hyaluronic acid, which allows it to create subtle volume that lasts for up to a year.
Juvéderm Vollure XC is the newest addition to the Juvéderm family of fillers. Juvéderm Vollure XC is FDA-approved to use Vycross technology in the wrinkles around your nose and mouth, which also happens to be the number-one dermal treatment area. What’s exciting about Juvéderm Vollure XC is that it was shown to last up to 18 months from the initial or touch-up injection.
Yes, you can combine fillers and other injectable treatments. Combining Juvederm with Botox, Kybella or other fillers is fine. You would want to wait 7-10 days for any facial massage or microneedling. You would want to wait several weeks for any type of laser to the area injected.
Lidocaine cream will be applied to the area of treatment. Ice can also be used as well. Lidocaine dental blocks offered for lip injections.
It is a scheduled appointment time of 60 minutes. If you are wanting to treat multiple areas please call Judy so that additional treatment time can be added.
Injecting filler is done with a needle or a blunt tip cannula. You may develop swelling, redness and bruising after injections. Judy will give you post-injection filler instructions. Ice is recommended for any swelling. You may return to your normal activities after having injections.
Yes. In fact, JUVÉDERM® injectable gel is the first FDA-approved hyaluronic acid dermal filler that has proven its safety and effectiveness in persons of color. Studies with JUVÉDERM® showed no increased risk of hyperpigmentation or hypertrophic scarring in patients of color – Grimes PH, Thomas JA, Murphy DK. Safety and effectiveness of hyaluronic acid fillers in skin of color. J Cosmet Dermatol. 2009;8:162-168. Please see JUVÉDERM® Ultra, JUVÉDERM® Ultra Plus, JUVÉDERM® Ultra XC, and JUVÉDERM® Ultra Plus XC Patient Safety Information for more information.
Men can receive any filler product. Because men have different cheekbone structure than women, it is important to seek a skilled provider who is familiar with facial anatomy and possesses an artistic eye.
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