This recently FDA approved hyaluronic acid dermal filler is making a significant impact in the approach of facial augmentation. Voluma™ XC has a unique VYCROSS™ technology consisting of highly cross-linked HA which allows for more durability. Additionally, the VYCROSS™ technology lends to a long lasting lift to the area(s) treated with treatment duration up to 2 years in some patients. The consistency of this HA gel allows for an easy flow on injection and provides for a soft, natural look. For those patients who are noticing volume loss in the cheek area, Voluma XC is the go-to product that can be injected by a trained professional in only a few minutes. The product has lidocaine infused throughout the gel which provides for a more comfortable experience. The treatment session lasts 45 minutes to one hour.
Recent studies report that Voluma XC can provide a subtle lift, provide a more youthful contour to the face and can last up to 2 years. Study patients report looking up to 5 years younger. This non-surgical procedure can be utilized for a natural appearing enhancement to help you look your best every day!
Our patients are providing positive feedback on their results from Voluma XC ~ some are already returning for more application to give a more enhanced look!
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Most commonly reported side effects:
• Rarely, vision abnormalities have been reported after treatment with Voluma XC
• Are pregnant or breastfeeding
• Have a history of severe reactions (anaphylaxis)
• Are allergic to Lidocaine or gram-positive bacterial proteins
• Have a history of thick, hard scars or excessive scarring
Please do not take aspirin, anti-inflammatory medications, or blood thinners for at least 7-10 days before any injection procedure. Please consult with your primary physician prior to discontinuing any medically prescribed medications.
Please avoid the following for 7-10 days before your appointment:
• Omega-3/ Fish Oil
• Excedrin Products
• Other: Ginseng/ Ginko Biloba/ Vitamin E/ Cinnamon/ Alcohol Ingestion
Note: Patients may consider taking Arnica Montana 3 days prior to treatment. Arnica Montana can be purchased at most health food stores.
Important: Please notify us if you take any medications that cause you to bleed or bruise easily. Consult with your primary physician prior to discontinuing any medically prescribed medication.
• Avoid sun or extreme heat for 24 hours
• You may use an ice pack to reduce bruising and swelling
• Avoid lying on the treatment area for several days
• Make-up can be applied 6 hours after injection
Voluma XC provides for a more instantaneous result but some changes may be noted over 2-4 weeks. Generally, a patient can have additional Voluma XC injected at 4 weeks to provide for a more enhanced appearance to the facial contour, as desired. Voluma XC can last up to 2 years in some patients. To maintain desired results, patients should plan for additional treatment as needed. Voluma XC can assist in providing a lift to the skin and mid-face for a more youthful contour and appearance.