One of the most common aesthetic changes caused by the aging process is a natural loss of fullness in the mid-face, resulting in the look of flattened cheeks and prominent facial folds. As a minimally invasive anti-aging treatment, JUVÉDERM Voluma™ XC can be an exceptional way to restore the appearance of youthful volume in facial depressions and pronounced creases around the cheeks for highly effective non-surgical rejuvenation. At The OC Center for Facial Plastic Surgery, we offer JUVÉDERM Voluma™ XC—in addition to a plethora of other dermal fillers—to provide subtle and natural-looking enhancement to facial planes affected by volume loss and lax skin.

What is JUVÉDERM Voluma™ XC?

As the first and only hyaluronic acid (HA) dermal filler on the market FDA-approved for volume enhancement in the mid-face, JUVÉDERM VOLUMA™ XC is designed to restore youthful contours in areas of the face that experience a volume deficit. Featuring a concentrated solution of a local anesthetic and hyaluronic acid, a naturally-occurring substance in the body, this minimally invasive treatment can also counteract age-related skin sag and creases. The long-lasting aesthetic benefits of JUVÉDERM VOLUMA™ XC are intended to smooth moderate to severe wrinkles and/or add volume to the cheeks for a refreshed, well-rested appearance.

What Concerns Can JUVÉDERM Voluma™ XC Treat?

JUVÉDERM Voluma™ XC can be very adept in treating signs of age in the mid-face, including:

  • Loss of volume or contours in the cheeks
  • Nasolabial folds and other mid-facial creases and wrinkles
  • Mild skin laxity around the cheeks

Most individuals experience immediate enhancement in the apple, hollow, and apex of the cheeks upon injection. If you are unsure whether JUVÉDERM Voluma™ XC is the most beneficial filler to treat your areas of concern, Dr. Ali Sepehr can help you determine the best treatment option during a consultation.

Who is a Candidate for JUVÉDERM Voluma™ XC?

Patients aged 21 years and older are typically eligible for this treatment. Most people interested in JUVÉDERM Voluma™ XC wish to improve the look of nasolabial folds, flattened cheeks, or a loss of definition in the mid-face. This filler can be an excellent non-surgical treatment to refresh a patient’s facial appearance, or simply enhance the outcome achieved with cosmetic surgery. Plus, due to its advanced hyaluronic acid-based formulation, JUVÉDERM VOLUMA™ XC does not require an allergy test prior to application.

How is JUVÉDERM Voluma™ XC Treatment Performed?

Like all of our injectable treatments, JUVÉDERM Voluma™ XC is an in-office procedure that patients can complete in as little as 15 to 30 minutes, depending on the extent of your concerns. During your session, a concentrated amount of the smooth-consistency gel will be meticulously injected into the targeted regions until a subtle lift or addition of volume is achieved. As with JUVÉDERM, Dr. Sepehr will administer the solution through a super-fine needle to help ensure the highest level of comfort and safety. While the JUVÉDERM Voluma™ XC formulation includes a numbing agent designed to enhance patient comfort during the procedure, an additional topical anesthetic can be applied to the treatment site(s) prior to injections if desired.

What are the Results of JUVÉDERM Voluma™ XC?

Normal daily activities can often be resumed 24 hours after treatment. Side effects are minimal and may include tenderness or swelling, which should both fade within a few days. JUVÉDERM VOLUMA™ XC offers long-lasting results clinically proven to continue for up to two years when performed by a professional like Dr. Sepehr. Occasional touch-up treatments can help maintain the benefits beyond this period.

Questions? Our office would be happy to address any concerns you may have about JUVÉDERM Voluma™ XC or our other non-surgical cosmetic enhancement options. To speak to a member of our team, or if you are ready to schedule a consultation, please contact our practice today.