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JUVÉDERM VOLUMA® XC FAQs

Have you seen a loss in volume in the cheek area of your face? If so, then JUVÉDERM VOLUMA® XC is a treatment to consider. Please learn more by reading the FAQs below, or calling or office at (518) 793-0475.

What Is JUVÉDERM VOLUMA® XC?

JUVÉDERM VOLUMA®XC injectable gel is for deep injection in the cheek area to correct age-related volume loss in adults over the age of 21.

Why Should I Consider JUVÉDERM VOLUMA® XC?

JUVÉDERM VOLUMA® XC injectable gel instantly adds volume to the cheek areas to address age-related volume loss. It creates contour and a subtle lift. With optimal treatment, the results can last up to two years.

What Are The Injection-Related Side Effects?

Side effects associated with the injection include localized pain, inflammation, tenderness, swelling, redness and or bleeding/bruising. The mild redness and swelling at the injection site is temporary.

How Can I Reduce My Risks Of Bleeding Or Bruising From JUVÉDERM VOLUMA® XC?

Patients may want to avoid taking aspirin, non-steroidal anti-inflammatory medications, St. John’s Wort, or high doses of Vitamin E supplements for one week prior to treatment, consult your primary physician before discontinuing any normally prescribed medications. Dr. Garcia also recommends taking Arnica Montana for three days prior to your treatment to reduce the risk of bruising and swelling.  The recommendation is to take four tablets, four times a day, for three days prior to your injection.

Do not use Arnica if you have active heart disease, uncontrolled high blood pressure, or are taking Coumadin, Lovenox, Heparin, or xeralto. If you have a medical condition that affects clotting or are on a medication which affects bloods clotting, you must get your primary care doctor’s approval before taking arnica.

How Long Do The Results Of JUVÉDERM VOLUMA® XC Last?

The natural-looking results of JUVÉDERM VOLUMA® XC lasts up to two years with optimal treatment. Results may vary.

What Can I Expect During A JUVÉDERM VOLUMA XC® Treatment?

After a topical numbing agent is applied, Dr. Garcia injects JUVÉDERM VOLUMA® into the cheek area using a fine needle to instantly add volume and a subtle lift to the cheek area.  Dr. Garcia chooses to use JUVÉDERM VOLUMA® XC in his treatments, which is formulated with lidocaine for a more comfortable treatment experience.

Is JUVÉDERM VOLUMA® XC Right For Me?

JUVÉDERM VOLUMA® XC is used in people over the age of 21 to treat age-related volume loss. JUVÉDERM VOLUMA® XC may be right for you if you notice flattening or sagging skin in the cheek area and want to correct this for a more youthful profile. A personalized consultation with Dr. Garcia is the best way to learn if VOLUMA® right for you.

Can Treatment With JUVÉDERM® XC And JUVÉDERM VOLUMA® XC Be Administered At The Same Time?

JUVÉDERM® XC and JUVÉDERM VOLUMA® XC are approved to treat different areas of the face. So yes, treatments can be done at the same time.