Juvéderm Voluma XC is an injectable gel that adds volume to correct age-related volume loss in the cheeks. It can help you get a more youthful appearance.
Why get Juvéderm Voluma XC treatments?
Juvéderm Voluma XC is made from Hyaluronic acid, which is a natural substance in the skin. This substance delivers nutrients, helps the skin retain moisture and softness, and adds volume. Because of this, Juvéderm Voluma XC can help restore volume in your cheeks.
How does Juvéderm Voluma XC work?
Juvéderm Voluma XC is a colorless Hyaluronic acid (HA) gel that is used for deep injection in the cheeks to correct age-related volume loss. HA is a natural substance in the skin that delivers nutrients, helps the skin retain moisture and softness, and adds volume.
Juvéderm Voluma XC Results and Recovery
Results from Juvéderm Voluma XC can be seen immediately after the procedure, and they may last for up to two years.
The most common side effects include tenderness, swelling, firmness, lumps and bumps, bruising, pain, redness, discoloration, and itching. Most side effects will only last between two and four weeks. As with all injections, there is also a risk of infection.
For the first twenty-four hours after your treatment, avoid strenuous exercise, excessive sun or heat, and consumption of alcoholic beverages. This minimizes the risk of temporary redness, swelling, or itching at the treatment sites. If you have swelling, you can apply an ice pack to help.
Who makes a good Juvéderm Voluma XC candidate?
You may be a Juvéderm Voluma XC candidate if you have the following traits:
- You are in reasonably good health
- You have realistic expectations for the outcome of your procedure
- You do not smoke
- You are emotionally stable
- You are between the ages of 35-65
- You do not have a history of allergies
- You are not allergic to gram-positive bacterial proteins
- You are not on immunosuppressive therapy
- You are not pregnant or breastfeeding