What is Juvederm Voluma?

 

Juvederm Voluma is a dermal filler that is similar to Juvederm but injected into a deeper layer of skin in order to add volume to flattened cheeks, restoring a more youthful contour to the mid-face. Like Juvederm, Voluma is made up of hyaluronic acid and does not require allergy testing.

Juvederm Voluma is a clear gel that is very smooth and natural-looking when injected by a skilled physician. To achieve that natural look, the doctor must have the ability to evaluate your facial structure and determine where the injections will be most advantageous. The dosage is also important. Dr. Lewis uses knowledge, skill, and artistry when administering Juvederm Voluma so that the result is a younger appearance that is undetectable as a cosmetic procedure.

Juvederm Voluma injections can last up to 2 years, so they are recommended for patients who are comfortable with dermal fillers.

Areas improved by Juvederm Voluma injections:

  • Wrinkles in the cheeks
  • Cheeks that have become flat or sunken

 

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Individualized Approach

Dr. Lewis tailors every Juvederm Voluma treatment for each patient. He takes the injection of facial fillers as seriously as cosmetic surgery and uses his knowledge of the products to administer them with natural results

WILL ANESTHESIA AND PAIN RELIEF BE USED DURING / AFTER JUVEDERM VOLUMA?

Juvederm Voluma injections include Lidocaine to numb the skin. A topical numbing cream can also be applied to increase your comfort.

WHAT HAPPENS IMMEDIATELY AFTER JUVEDERM VOLUMA?

Dr. Lewis might massage the injection sites slightly to distribute the formula, but you can go home right after your treatment.

HOW LONG WILL COMPLETE RECOVERY FROM JUVEDERM VOLUMA TAKE?

There is no recovery period necessary after Juvederm Voluma injections. Most patients do experience some tenderness, swelling, and bruising, however, but these symptoms usually go away within a few days.

AM I A GOOD CANDIDATE FOR JUVEDERM VOLUMA?

If you are over the age of 18 and feel that your cheeks are too flat, Juvederm Voluma might be a good option for you. Dr. Lewis must take a full medical history to determine your candidacy for the injections. If you are taking blood thinners, or if you are pregnant, you should not get Juvederm Voluma injections.

WHAT ARE THE RISKS OF JUVEDERM VOLUMA?

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With any procedure, there are risks that you must be aware of. To minimize the risks, ensure that your procedure is conducted in a safe and secure environment using the latest techniques by checking the certifications and accreditation of your surgeon. Accreditation boards and bodies are there to protect you.

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In general, Juvederm Voluma injections are very safe and well-tolerated. It is rare that serious complications occur. We will speak with you at length about these risks and answer all of your questions.

Risks include, but are not limited to:

  • Infection
  • Redness
  • Lumps
  • Discoloration

During your comprehensive one-on-one consultation, we will cover several areas of discussion:

  • Your medical history and current medications
  • Your goals from Juvederm Voluma
  • Your concerns about Juvederm Voluma
  • Options for correcting the issues you want to change
  • Risks associated with each option
  • A price quote that includes any additional costs. This will also include financing options, if you wish.

Expect to spend close to an hour in our office for your consultation.

Juvederm Voluma injections are performed at Lewis Plastic Surgery practice, which is located at the corner of Robious Rd. and Huguenot Rd.

During your initial consultation, we will be able to give you a breakdown of all costs related to your Juvederm Voluma procedure. We make absolutely sure that there are no hidden costs and no surprises.

Every patient is required to attend an initial consultation before a procedure can be booked. Once you decide to proceed with Juvederm Voluma, we will assist you in finalizing a date and getting everything ready for your procedure. We try to be as flexible as possible and will make arrangements to see you at Lewis Plastic Surgery on the grounds of Johnston-Willis Hospital within a few days after you contact us.

Depending on your requirements, we can normally perform your procedure within 2 weeks. You can book a consultation online or by calling 804 267 6009.

Juvederm Voluma greatly improves the appearance of your cheeks. If you have lines and wrinkles, Juvederm or Botox may be necessary.

Dr. Lewis might also recommend these non-surgical procedures:

  • Facial fat grafting (using your own fat to restore lost volume around the eyes and to the cheeks)
  • Medical Spa treatments to rejuvenate the skin and smooth fine lines

Juvederm Voluma injections are often recommended after these facial surgery procedures to improve the contour of the cheeks:

  • Brow lift to decrease lines in the brow and to lift the brow to a more youthful position
  • Facelift to tighten the lower portion of the face
  • Eyelid lift to improve hooding of the upper eyelid and/or bags under the eyes
  • Facial liposuction to remove excess fat from the face, usually from under the chin