Facial volume loss is a common condition that occurs with older age. Losing fat stores around the cheek area can leave the face with a tired and sunken look. Fortunately, the use of fillers can help to restore plumpness and vitality to the skin. Read on to find out how Juvederm Voluma XC can help you restore volume in your cheeks.
What Is Juvaderm Voluma XC?
JuvEderm Voluma XC is an injectable gel made of hyaluronic acid. Hyaluronic acid is a highly effective component because it occurs naturally in the body. Juvederm Voluma XC injections work to gently lift the skin in the cheek area to restore the volume lost from aging. This non-surgical FDA approved option provides patients with instant results. Juvederm Voluma XC is approved for use throughout the world including Europe and over 60 countries.
The Injection Process
Juvederm Voluma XC is a cross adaptation of Juvederm and Voluma. The XC indicates that Lidocaine is present in the injection to help numb the cheek area during the procedure. When the injections are administered you may experience a minimal level of discomfort. Depending on the treatment selected, injection times can be as little as 15-20 minutes. Since the injections are intended to contour the face, giving a natural lift to the cheek area, the procedure may take longer to ensure the desired look is achieved.
With minimal down time, you can resume normal activities immediately following the procedure. The most common side effects are mild tenderness, brushing, firmness, and lumps. These side effects generally last 2 to 4 weeks. You may be advised to discontinue using makeup for 12 hours following the procedure. Sun exposure should also be avoided for 2 weeks.
Although individual results may vary, the majority of people have result that last up to 2 years. Over 80% of patients receive a touch up about one month following the initial procedure to achieve the desired result. The injections will not last a life time, however the results last far longer than most other non surgical cosmetic procedures.
Juvederm Voluma XC is an excellent option for replenishing volume to the cheek area, giving them a subtle lift with a youthful curve. The results are long lasting and can make you look up to five years younger. Women and men around the world have benefited from this safe, non-surgical way to restore volume to their skin with excellent results.
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