What causes the skin to age?
The hyaluronic acid content of our skin decreases with ageing, reducing its capacity to stay moist, supple and soft. Oil producing glands reduce their activity causing the skin to become dry. Skin loses fat, thus losing its youthful glow and smoothness.
What is Juvederm VOLUMA XC?
Juvederm VOLUMA with Lidocaine is an injectableHyaluronic Acidgel that restores youthful volume and contour to cheeks, that have become thin and saggy due to weight loss or age-related facial fat loss.
How long will the effects of Juvederm VOLUMA with Lidocaine last?
The average results of Juvederm VOLUMA with Lidocaine lasts up to 24 months*. It may sometimes be longer or shorter depending on:
- Your age
- Your lifestyle (smoking and exposure to sun or UV rays may shorten the effect)
- Your physiology
- The amount of filler injected and the practitioner’s technique.
How long will the procedure take?
The procedure takes just about 30-45 minutes, depending on the extent and area under consideration for injecting.
How long does it take to show results?
Results with JUVEDERM VOLUMA XC are immediate and instant. Best results can be seen after 2-3 days of injection.
Does the treatment hurt?
Juvederm VOLUMA XC comes with an anesthetic agent(lidocaine) that reduces the pain during and after the procedure.
When can I return to work and resume my social life?
Some redness and bruising may be observed after the injection, that can be concealed with makeup or concealers. You can return to work and resume your social life almost immediately.
What makes Juvederm VOLUMA with Lidocaine the best for you?
A smooth and natural looking lift with a long lasting volume restoration, with results lasting for up to 24 months.
Are there any side effects?
The most common side effects include tenderness, swelling, firmness, lumps/bumps, bruising, pain, redness, discoloration, and itching at the injection site. Side effects areusually temporary, and generally not long lasting, and can easily be covered up with your usual makeup/concealers.
Are there any recommendations I should follow after treatment?
You are advised not to apply pressure, or massage the injected site during the first few days after the injection. In the two weeks following treatment, prolonged exposure to sun or strong heat (UV rays, saunas, steam baths,etc) should be avoided.
How much does the treatment with JuvedermVoluma XC cost?
The cost depends on what treatment you are getting done, who is doing it, and how much of the product is required.