San Diego Cosmetic Laser - Juvederm Voluma for Youthful Contoured Cheeks

Juvederm Voluma for Youthful, Contoured Cheeks

As we age, it’s common to notice changes in our facial structure, such as sagging cheeks or a more hollow and flat appearance. These changes often result from the loss of volume in the midface, a natural part of the aging process.

Juvederm Voluma XC offers a solution to counteract age-related volume loss in the cheeks, helping to restore a youthful and contoured look. This treatment received FDA approval in December 2013, marking it as the first dermal filler specifically approved for correcting midface volume loss due to aging.

With Juvederm Voluma XC, you can enjoy a rejuvenated appearance for up to two years, avoiding the need for surgical interventions. Users have reported benefits such as diminished under-eye circles, reduced wrinkles around the mouth, and a more defined jawline.

How Juvederm Voluma XC Works

San Diego Cosmetic Laser - Juvederm Voluma XC

Administered deep within the facial tissue above the bones, Juvederm Voluma XC aims to reverse aging signs or significant weight loss effects. When used in combination with Botox along the jaw and neck, it can mimic the results of a neck lift. This filler is easily moldable post-injection, allowing for the enhancement of cheeks, temples, cheekbones, and chin.

The primary component, hyaluronic acid, is a substance naturally present in the skin, similar to other fillers like Restylane and Perlane. It also includes lidocaine to improve comfort during the treatment.

Since Juvederm Voluma XC is a non-surgical option, it requires minimal recovery time. Treatments typically last between 15 to 30 minutes without the need for outpatient care.

Before and After Treatment Advice

Before: It’s advised to avoid blood-thinning medications such as Aspirin and Ibuprofen a week before injections to minimize bruising. Discussing the treatment with your doctor is also recommended, especially for those on immunosuppressive therapy due to the increased risk of infection.

After: Post-treatment, it’s normal for fillers to take a few days to settle. To ensure the best results, avoid strenuous activities and direct exposure to sunlight or heat for 24 hours. Common side effects include swelling, bruising, and soreness, which usually subside within two to four weeks. Applying ice can help alleviate these symptoms.

Is Juvederm Voluma XC Suitable for You?

Juvederm Voluma XC is ideal for anyone seeking to restore volume, rejuvenate the skin, and reduce wrinkles, especially around the cheeks, jawline, and cheekbones. It offers a simple, non-invasive method to achieve a more youthful look, suitable even for those in their 60s or older. Many patients report looking five years younger within six months following the treatment.

San Diego Cosmetic Laser Clinic

For those considering Juvederm Voluma XC or other cosmetic treatments, Dr. Parvin Mani at San Diego Cosmetic Laser Clinic provides comprehensive consultations and treatments. With a wide range of services including laser hair removal and sclerotherapy for spider and varicose veins, Dr. Mani ensures personalized care, leveraging her expertise as one of the top skincare providers in the San Diego area.

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