Defy Gravity With Voluma XC
A more youthful look begins with the apples of your cheeks. As you age, it’s not only about lines and wrinkles. Your cheeks can lose volume and skin may begin to sag. JUVÉDERM VOLUMA® XC is the first and only FDA-approved injectable gel to instantly add volume to your cheek area. It can correct age-related volume loss in adults over the age of 21. The treatment can provide contour and a subtle lift for up to two full years with optimal treatment.
Why Choose Grosse Pointe Dermatology?
Who is the best person to administer your JUVÉDERM VOLUMA®XC treatment? Dr. Balle is a board certified dermatologist with extensive experience and an artist’s eye. ‘Dr. Balle personally administers JUVÉDERM VOLUMA®XC, and all other injectables available to his patients. Dr. Balle was chosen by Allergan, the maker of JUVÉDERM VOLUMA®XC to teach and train other physicians nationally on the appropriate injection techniques for JUVÉDERM VOLUMA®XC. In addition to his advanced skill and years of experience, Dr. Balle also participates in the Allergan Brilliant Distinctions™ program, which patients can register for at no cost in order to earn rewards for future JUVÉDERM VOLUMA®XC and other Allergan treatments, as well as stay up-to-date on the latest Allergan news. You can be sure you are in expert hands with Dr. Balle, whose vast experience with these procedures has serviced Southeast Michigan at his Grosse Pointe Dermatology office for many years.
Using JUVÉDERM VOLUMA®XC
VOLUMA®XC is used in the cheek area to restores volume, creating contour and lift with natural looking results for up to two years with optimal treatment. JUVÉDERM VOLUMA®XC uses VYCROSS™ technology—a unique manufacturing process. Why Choose Juvaderm Voluma XC?
- The results are instant and natural-looking, lasting up to 2 years with optimal treatment
- The procedure is nonsurgical. It can be performed during a brief office visit.
- Voluma XC is from the #1 selling family of fillers.
- It is made only with proprietary VYCROSS ™ technology and contains Hyaluronic acid (HA). This HA is derived from a naturally occurring complex sugar.
- The injectable gel contains Lidocaine (local anesthetic) to improve comfort during treatment.
What is the difference between JUVÉDERM® XC and JUVÉDERM VOLUMA® XC? The difference is simply the location on the face, as they both contain Hyaluronic acid, or HA for short. JUVÉDERM® XC is a non-surgical filler used along the sides of your nose and mouth to instantly smooth out moderate to severe lines. Natural-looking results may last up to one year with optimal treatment. Is JUVÉDERM VOLUMA®XC right for me? JUVÉDERM VOLUMA® XC is used in people over 21 to treat age-related volume loss. JUVÉDERM VOLUMA®XC may be right for you if you notice flattening or sagging skin in the cheek area and want to correct this for a more youthful profile. You should not use JUVÉDERM VOLUMA®XC if you have a history of severe allergies or severe 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 will discuss your medical history and medications with you to see if JUVÉDERM VOLUMA®XC is right for you. JUVÉDERM®XC and JUVÉDERM VOLUMA®XC are different products approved to treat different areas of the face. Talk to your doctor to determine the treatment plan that’s right for you. How is VolumaXC Injectable Gel Used in Treatment? Your doctor injects the gel into your cheek using a very fine needle. Then he may gently massage the treated areas to distribute the product evenly. VolumaXC is formulated with lidocaine to help numb the area. Contact Grosse Pointe Dermatology to see if JUVÉDERM VOLUMA®XC treatment is right for you. At what age do people usually begin to get JUVÉDERM VOLUMA®XC treatment? Each person is different and will be assessed in an office visit with his or her doctor. JUVÉDERM VOLUMA®XC is approved for use in people over the age of 21. People treated in the JUVÉDERM VOLUMA®XC clinical study ranged in age from 35 to 65 years old. JUVÉDERM VOLUMA®XC has not been studied in people under age 35 or over age 65. Possible Risks and Side Effects For JUVÉDERM VOLUMA®XC: Side effects are moderate (uncomfortable), and generally last no more than 2 to 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. As with all skin-injection procedures, there is a risk of infection.