Juvederm Voluma XC injectable gel that adds volume to correct age-related volume loss in the cheek area to help create a more youthful appearance. Dr.Dodde may recommend Juvederm Voluma XC to patients from the Holland, Grand Rapids, Muskegon or surrounding areas throughout West Michigan.
What is Juvederm Voluma XC?
Juvderm Voluma XC is a colorless hyaluronic acid gel that is used for deep injection in the cheek areas to correct age-related volume loss in adults over 21. Hyaluronic acid is a natural substance in the skin that delivers nutrients, helps the skin retain moisture and softness, and adds volume.
Am I A Good Candidate for XC Juvederm Voluma?
Juvederm Voluma XC should not be used in patients who have severe allergies marked by a history of anaphylaxis, a history or presence of multiple severe allergies, or patients with a history of allergies to gram-positive bacterial proteins. Juvederm Voluma XC should be used with caution in patient on immunosuppressive therapy as there may be an increased risk of infection. The safety of Juvederm Voluma XC has not been established in breastfeeding females or during pregnancy. The safety of Juvederm Voluma XC in patients under 35 years or over 65 years has not been studied.
What Can I Expect?
Juvederm Voluma XC instantly adds volume to create a more youthful appearance. Results may vary but may last 2 years. The most common side effects include tenderness, swelling, firmness, lumps/bumps, bruising, pain, redness, discoloration, and itching. With all skin injection procedures, there is a risk of infection.
How Long Is Recovery?
Most side effects are moderate (uncomfortable) and last 2 to 4 weeks. For the first 24 hours following treatment, you should avoid strenuous exercise, excessive sun or heat, and consumption of alcoholic beverages. This minimizes the risk of temporary redness, swelling, and/or itching at the treatment sites. An ice pack can be applied to the site if you experience swelling.