Juvéderm Voluma XC is a Hyaluronic Acid filler, designed to replace lost facial volume in the cheek area to address the presence of fine lines, wrinkles, and other mild to moderate signs of facial aging.
What is Juvederm Voluma XC?
Juvederm Voluma XC is a smooth gel dermal filler, comprised of Hyaluronic Acid. This naturally occurring substance helps give skin a full, smooth appearance. Voluma XC will add volume to the cheeks and jawline.
Who is a candidate for Voluma XC?
The ideal candidate for Voluma XC would be anyone experiencing a loss of volume throughout the cheek area. A patient seeking immediate improvement, in good health, and with realistic expectations will make an excellent candidate.
How is the procedure performed?
Juvederm XC is applied along the ridge of the cheek with a small needle. A topical numbing cream is placed before treatment, and afterward, the area is iced to minimize discomfort and bruising.
Where is the treatment performed?
Your Juvederm Voluma XC injections will be administered in a private treatment room in Dr. Vitenas’ Houston-area office, located on the corner of Richmond Avenue and Drexel Street.
Is a Voluma XC treatment painful?
Only minor discomfort is experienced with a Voluma XC treatment. Patients report feeling a slight pinch or pressure from the injections.
Is any anesthesia used for a Voluma XC treatment?
Voluma XC contains Lidocaine, which will assist to numb the area with each injection. A topical numbing cream is used prior to treatment, as well.
How long does a treatment with Voluma XC take?
A treatment with Voluma XC will take somewhere between 10 and 20 minutes in the office. The injection themselves are over very quickly.
How long do the results of Voluma XC last?
Results from Juvederm Voluma XC are long-lasting. Patients can expect to see the benefits last up to two years or longer.
When will I be able to return to work or school after a Voluma procedure?
Patients are able to return to work of school immediately following a Voluma XC treatment. Some people choose to take the afternoon to ice the area.
What are the possible risks with Voluma XC?
Juvederm Voluma XC is considered extremely safe, although the possible side effects can include injection site tenderness, redness, bruising, pain, itching, and small nodules under the skin.
How much does Voluma XC cost?
On average, a syringe of Juvederm will cost between $1000 and $1200. Depending on the area and the extent of correction, two syringes may be required for optimal results.
Is it possible to finance my Volume XC procedure?
Vitenas Cosmetic Surgery accepts cash, all major credit cards, and cashier’s checks. We also provide medical financing through CareCredit and Alpheon Credit; requiring no money down and no interest for the first year. You can apply online for immediate acceptance, or inquire during your consultation appointment.