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Voluma XC in
San Diego & La Jolla

What is Juvederm Voluma™ XC?

JUVÉDERM VOLUMA™ XC injectable gel is the first and only filler FDA-approved to instantly 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

Juvederm replaces lost volume to help restore youthful contours and smooth away moderate to severe facial wrinkles. A reliable FDA approved filler composed of pure hyaluronic acid; a natural substance found in normal human tissues. Juvederm is a safe and effective solution for immediate and long-lasting results for a number of skin imperfections. Correct deeper wrinkles, furrows, contour depressions, fine lines, and acne scars immediately. Get instant results with little or no downtime.

What Does Voluma Treat?

  • Laugh Lines
  • Marionette Lines
  • Lipstick Lines
  • Corners of the Mouth

Who should not use Juvederm?

Juvederm should not be used if you are currently pregnant, breastfeeding, or under the age of 18. Juvederm must also be avoided by those with previous bad allergies, those with allergies to drugs that have required in-hospital treatment, or by people with bleeding disorders.

The use of Juvederm at the site of skin sores, pimples, rashes, hives, cysts, or infection should be postponed until healing is complete.

What should I avoid before my treatment?

Avoid using aspirin, non-steroidal anti-inflammatory medications (such as ibuprofen), St John’s wort, high doses of vitamin E supplements, or large amounts of alcohol. One should also avoid treatment if you have recently used drugs that thin your blood or prevent blood clotting. These agents may increase bruising and bleeding at the injection site.

What should I do after my treatment?

Use cold compresses to reduce swelling. Avoid touching the treated area for the first 6 hours following treatment. After 6 hours, the area can be gently washed with soap and water. Avoid exposure to intense heat (tanning beds or sunbathing). Reduce the risk of facial cold sore recurrence that could be caused by needle punctures. A medication can be made available to you to minimize a potential outbreak. Avoid taking aspirin, non-steroidal anti-inflammatory medications, St John’s wort, or high doses of vitamin E supplements for one week after treatment to avoid bruising and bleeding at injection site.

When will I see results?

Juvederm can instantly replace lost volume to help restore youthful contours, so you’ll see results immediately following your treatment.

What are some of the common side effects?

After your treatment, you may have some swelling, redness, pain, bruising and tenderness. This will normally last less than 7 days.

How often should I be treated?

A single Juvederm treatment has been clinically proven to provide results that last up to 12 months. It’s important to schedule a 6-month follow-up appointment to help determine a date for your next treatment may be.

What is the average volume needed at the initial treatment?

Due to the individual needs of each patient, it’s important to discuss with your health care provider the volume of Juvederm you may need to get full correction. Typically, the average volume needed during the initial treatment for full correction is 2-3 ml per patient. A smooth, natural enhancement to your facial contours is always the goal at True Beauty SD Skin & Laser. We will not “overdo” patients, even at their request.

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