Voluma® XC is the first and only FDA-approved injectable gel filler for the cheek area. It instantly adds volume and gives a subtle lift, helping to restore contour and a more youthful profile. Wrinkles are normally associated with aging, but their occurrence can be slowed down or rejuvenated with dermal fillers that are non-surgical. It is among the most effective injectable fillers used today by dermatologists in the treatment of facial wrinkles. It is derived from hyaluronic acid (HA), a substance occurring naturally in our bodies as sugar that provides nutrients and moisturizes the skin. The skin product is therefore absorbed in the body and has been cleared by the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to add volume to the cheeks and other areas of the face.
What is Voluma® XC?
It’s an injectable gel that can be used on facial areas with moderate to severe facial wrinkles to temporarily add a subtle lift to optimal treatment. A thin needle is used to administer the wrinkle gel deep within the facial tissue that has been affected by unwanted wrinkles or folds. Local anesthesia may or may not be used in the treatment area before the injection. Voluma® XC is recommended to adults over 21 years of age who are also in good health without underlying conditions. The injection targets areas around the nose and mouth affected by wrinkles. Apart from wrinkles, age-related facial sagging may contribute to unpleasant loss of volume in the cheeks which can as well be restored with Voluma® XC.
How does it work?
Using a fine needle is injected under the skin. It can instantly add just enough volume to gently lift the cheek area. Voluma® XC is an effective injectable that augments facial tissue. This injectable occurring as a colorless gel is injected deep into the soft tissue of the dermis to temporarily add volume so as most folds and wrinkles can become less visible. The hyaluronic acid in this injection will deliver necessary nutrients to the injected sites, hydrate the skin by retaining water and act as a cushioning agent to fill out spaces beneath the skin which appear as wrinkles and folds. The gel also works against gravity by adding volume to sunken and saggy cheeks in an instance. It is among the most popular dermal fillers that give immediate results.
Does the treatment hurt?
To reduce discomfort during the procedure, Voluma® XC contains an anesthetic called lidocaine. Recovery This treatment has no downtime, and you can resume work or school after treatment. You, however, need to stay away from direct sunlight and avoid strenuous activities for the next 24 hours following your treatment to reduce the occurrence of reactions like redness and bruising on treated sites.
This injection gives you long lasting results. Voluma® XC provides natural-looking results that last up to two years. Though a single treatment may just be enough to achieve optimal results, you will need repeat injections if you wish to maintain your desired young look. Voluma® XC gives you a smooth, supple and youthful looking face.