Our skin is at the mercy of many forces, unfortunately when we age, collagen and elastin starts losing their ability to snap back. This can be due to many reasons such as genes, smoking, exposure to U.V. Radiation, stress, lack of sleep, poor diet, etc. But everyone has an option to help their skin stay supple, fresh, younger looking.
Demand for non invasive dermal fillers have revolutionized a new era of cosmetic enhancement in the field of cosmetic dermatology. When we age, our skin loses its youthful elasticity and moisture, which causes moderate to severe smile lines and wrinkles around the nose and mouth, changing the appearance of the skin. While face creams or serums work on the skin’s surface, Juvéderm Vollure™ XC adds volume and give you the natural-looking to smooth these lines and folds, helping giving you non surgical long-lasting results you want.
Why Choose Dr. Peter Kay?
Dr. Kay at Perfection Plastic Surgery and Skin Care is a Former Consultant at the Mayo Clinic and Assistant Professor of Surgery at Texas A&M University, Mayo Clinic and University of Arizona. He is a member of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons, American Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons, American Society of Laser Medicine. When you schedule your consultation with Dr. Kay, you’ll work with him to develop a collaborative surgical plan, explore this plan in depth and will be given a quote for your specific procedure.
What is JUVÉDERM VOLLURE® XC?
Juvéderm Vollure™ XC is an injectable gel filler, FDA approved, designed to add volume beneath laugh lines to lift and contour by using the technology known as Vycross. It’s a non-invasive and non-surgical way to create a more youthful appearance by correcting wrinkles and folds in the facial area. This procedure lasts a full year longer than any other injectable on the market.
Juvéderm Vollure™ XC is a colorless hyaluronic Gel filler added in the Juvederm family to plump up the skin. It acts like a cushioning agent that deliver nutrients to your skin and hydrate it by holding in water. Thus, improving your skin texture and boost radiance that may have lost its youthfulness due to normal aging. Hyaluronic acid is a substance that naturally occurs in the human body. Patients need not to take any allergy test before considering this treatment as the hyaluronic acid in JUVÉDERM is created by biosynthesis in a laboratory.
Benefits of considering JUVÉDERM VOLLURE® XC
- It’s immediate, reversible and lasts up to 18 months
- Allows changes in the contours of the face
- Produces minimal swelling, less discomfort, hence shorter recovery time
- Adds a subtle volume and enhances the beauty of your face
- Great choice for men – practically undetectable
What areas can be treated with JUVÉDERM VOLLURE® XC?
This powerful filler is injected deep into the facial tissue to soft wrinkles and folds around the parentheses lines (nasolabial folds) by adding volume into it. The most common areas are the smile lines near the mouth and nose. Also can be used in other facial areas, such as perioral lines, lips, chin, jaw line and temples.
What are the possible side effects?
Side effects with juvéderm vollure® XC are rare, and are mild in nature for a shorter time period of 7 or less days. The common side effects include injection site redness, pain or tenderness, little swelling, lumps/bumps, bruising, itching, and temporary discoloration. One of the risks with this procedure is unintentional injection into a blood vessel, and while rare that may result into vision abnormalities, blindness, stroke, temporary scabs, or scarring.