JUVÉDERM VOLUMA® XC
What is JUVÉDERM VOLUMA® XC?
Aging doesn’t only mean lines and wrinkles. Your cheeks can begin to lose volume and skin starts to sag. Gain back a taut, youthful look with an injectable treatment that has long-lasting results. JUVÉDERM VOLUMA® XC is the first FDA-approved injectable gel to instantly reverse this unsightly sign of aging by correcting volume loss in adults over the age of 21. It can contour and subtly lift the cheeks for up to 2 years with optimal treatment.
Is JUVÉDERM VOLUMA® XC right for me?
JUVÉDERM VOLUMA® XC is for individuals over 21 seeking to treat age-related volume loss. If you notice flattening or sagging skin in the cheek area and want to correct this for a more fresh, youthful you, this may be an ideal product for you. Do not use JUVÉDERM VOLUMA® XC if you have a history of severe allergies or allergic reactions like anaphylaxis, or if you are allergic to the gram-positive bacterial proteins used to make Hyaluronic Acid in JUVÉDERM VOLUMA® XC or lidocaine. Your doctor can review your medical history and potential medication conflicts to see if JUVÉDERM VOLUMA® XC is right for you.
Should I consult with my doctor before treatment?
Yes. Safety comes first. While JUVÉDERM VOLUMA® XC is FDA approved, it’s important to talk with your doctor about conditions or medications that may not support treatment. Notify your doctor if you are pregnant, breastfeeding or have a history of excessive scarring or pigmentation disorders. Also disclose if you are taking any medications that can prolong bleeding or therapy used to decrease the body’s immune response.
Does it hurt?
JUVÉDERM VOLUMA® XC contains lidocaine (a type of anesthetic) to help numb the treatment site. Your doctor may additionally numb the treatment area with a topical or other injectable agent to further minimize discomfort.
What are the possible side effects of JUVÉDERM VOLUMA® XC injectable gel?
In a clinical study, most side effects were moderate in nature, and generally lasted 2-4 weeks. The most common side effects include temporary reactions at the treatment site such as tenderness, swelling, firmness, lumps/bumps, bruising, pain, redness, discoloration and itching. These side effects are consistent with other facial-injection procedures. Although most side effects will resolve with time, some side effects may persist longer than 30 days. Your doctor may choose to treat them with medications, such as antibiotics, steroids or hyaluronidase (an enzyme that breaks down HA). As with all skin-injection procedures, there is a risk of infection. Rarely, vision abnormalities have been reported after treatment with JUVÉDERM VOLUMA® XC. Click here for complete safety information for JUVÉDERM VOLUMA® XC.
What should I expect following the procedure?
Because JUVÉDERM VOLUMA® XC treatment is non-surgical, you may return to your normal activities 24 hours after treatment. Within that window, it is also recommended to avoid strenuous exercise and extended exposure to the sun and heat.
Your doctor will also tell you what to expect following treatment with JUVÉDERM VOLUMA® XC.
In a clinical study, the most common side effects of JUVÉDERM VOLUMA® XC were temporary reactions at the treatment site. Such reactions include tenderness, swelling, firmness, lumps or bumps, bruising, pain, redness, discoloration and itching. These side effects were usually moderate in severity, did not require treatment and generally lasted 2-4 weeks.
Can treatment with JUVÉDERM® XC and JUVÉDERM VOLUMA® XC be administered at the same time?
JUVÉDERM® XC and JUVÉDERM VOLUMA® XC are approved to treat different areas of the face. Talk to your doctor about treatment options that are best for you.
What is the difference between JUVÉDERM® XC and JUVÉDERM VOLUMA® XC?
JUVÉDERM® XC and JUVÉDERM VOLUMA® XC are approved to treat different areas of the face.
- JUVÉDERM® XC is a non-surgical filler your doctor uses to instantly smooth out moderate to severe lines along the sides of your nose and mouth. Natural-looking results may last up to 1 year with optimal treatment.
- JUVÉDERM VOLUMA® XC is the first injectable gel that is FDA-approved to instantly correct age-related volume loss in the cheek area for individuals over 21. It adds volume, creating contour and lift for up to 2 years with optimal treatment.