Voluma® XC by Juvéderm® (Injectable Wrinkle Filler) - Miami Beach, FL

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Overview

From the makers of Juvéderm, Voluma XC is designed to add volume and fullness to the cheeks. Miami Beach plastic surgeon, Dr. Gary Rosenbaum, is board certified in plastic surgery and qualified to use this hyaluronic acid-based injectable to address flattened cheeks. Quite often, patients will attend a consultation at our Gary J. Rosenbaum, M.D., P.A. Plastic Surgery believing that only plastic surgery can help to meet their aesthetic goal of plumper, fuller cheeks, but this is simply not the case. Voluma XC can often provide comparable results for up to two years.

Procedure Technique

Before Voluma injections, numbing cream may be applied to the injection sites to minimize your discomfort, but most patients feel very little pain during their treatment. Dr. Rosenbaum will carefully inject Voluma into the needed areas of the face in as little as ten minutes. You may return to your normal activities as soon as you feel able with minimal swelling, discoloration, and tenderness. You will see some results right away, but it usually takes about seven days before the filler settles into the cheeks for your final results. The effects of Voluma last up to two years. Patients should talk to Dr. Rosenbaum about when to reschedule for continued effects.

During/After Treatment

The injection site will be properly cleaned and prepped before Voluma XC is injected. Dr. Rosenbaum will use a thin needle to inject the appropriate amount of filler into the apples of the cheeks until the desired fullness is achieved. The doctor may massage the area to make sure the product is evenly distributed.

After Voluma, a patient may experience swelling, tenderness, firmness, or the appearance of lumps/bumps in the treatment site. Patients can expect the side effects to last 2 – 4 weeks. For the first 24 hours after a treatment, the patient should refrain from strenuous exercise, as well as avoid excessive exposure to the sun. Some patients may choose to receive a touch-up treatment about one month after the initial treatment to obtain desired goals. Results should last for two years, then additional treatments may be needed.

Volumize with Voluma

Voluma XC is a great solution for addressing thin, flat cheeks without resorting to more invasive options. To find out more about this injectable, schedule a consultation at our Miami Beach office today. For your convenience, we have listed some frequently asked questions below. 

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Voluma FAQs

Best Candidates?

Ideal candidates for Voluma will have:

  • Sunken facial features
  • Good skin elasticity
  • Aging skin
  • Overall good health

Other Considerations?

Voluma’s central ingredient, hyaluronic acid (HA), is a synthetic version of the HA found naturally in the human body, so most patients have no negative side effects. In the body, HA functions as natural-acting cell hydration with a cross-linking capability (useful in helping facial areas that lack volume), but every person’s natural supply of HA is depleted over time. The hyaluronic acid gel in Voluma replenishes the body’s supply, but it does break down over time as it is safely and slowly absorbed back into the body.

Possible side effects?

The possible side effects of Voluma XC are:

  • Pain
  • Redness
  • Discoloration
  • Itching
  • Swelling
  • Tenderness
  • Lumps and/or bumps
  • Firmness

*Individual results are not guaranteed and may vary from person to person. Images may contain models.