Juvederm Voluma® in Charleston, SC
Defined cheekbones are one thing, but as we age, a gaunt face is another. At Port City Plastic Surgery, Dr. Brian G. Widenhouse, a board-certified plastic surgeon, uses Juvederm Voluma® to add volume to the mid-face area of people living in and around Charleston, Daniel Island, Summerville and Mount Pleasant, SC, to restore a healthy, younger looking appearance.
What Is Juvederm Voluma®?
The name Juvederm Voluma® says it all. This dermal filler adds volume to the cheeks after they have begun to sag due to age or a significant weight loss. Juvederm Voluma® contains hyaluronic acid (HA), a natural substance found in the body that plumps the skin increasing collagen and elastin.
How Much Does Juvederm Voluma® Cost in Charleston?
The cost of Juvederm Voluma® varies with each person depending on the number of injections needed and whether the treatment is performed with other skin treatments. We go over costs during a consultation with Dr. Widenhouse as well as payment and financing options.
Benefits of a Juvederm Voluma®
In addition to adding volume to the mid-face and cheek area as people age, Juvederm Voluma® is an excellent filler for those who have lost a significant amount of weight. Treatments provide the following benefits:
- Helps the skin maintain moisture
- Smooths the complexion
- Takes no more than an hour to complete
- Involves no downtime
- Quick results that improve over time
Who Is the Ideal Candidate for Juvederm Voluma®?
Juvederm Voluma® is ideal for people who have noticed that they have lost volume in their face whether because of age or a significant weight loss. Voluma® works to increase volume because of the hyaluronic acid that attracts moisture to the targeted areas.
What Do I Need to Do Before Juvederm Voluma®?
Juvederm Voluma® involves no preparation prior to your treatments. The only thing you need to do is schedule a complimentary consultation to ensure Juvederm Voluma® is the best filler for your skin.
What Should I Expect on The Day of My Juvederm Voluma® Treatments
Juvederm Voluma® is a very easy treatment to perform. It is injected into the cheeks with a fine-gauge needle so it can regain its natural elasticity. With Voluma®, people typically do not require as many injections as with other treatments.
How Long Does It Take to Perform Juvederm Voluma® Treatments?
Juvederm Voluma® treatments take a short time to complete. Most sessions last between 15 and 30 minutes but can take an hour especially when other skin treatments are performed during the same appointment
What to Expect After Juvederm Voluma® Treatments
Most people return to their normal routines immediately following their appointments as there is no recovery. There may be some slight redness or swelling around the injection site. It typically resolves itself within a day.
When Will I See the Results from Juvederm Voluma®?
The results from Juvederm Voluma® injections are often immediately noticeable unless there is some swelling or redness. The full results start to appear within several days to weeks and usually last about a year or more. Some people even say that it lasts up to two years.
Dr. Brian G. Widenhouse understands that a person’s appearance involves inner and outer beauty. With Juvederm Voluma® injections, Dr. Widenhouse adds volume to the cheeks and the mid-face area on people living in and around Charleston, Daniel Island, Summerville and Mount Pleasant, SC, to add volume and smooth complexion. Please contact us today to schedule your complimentary consultation at Port City Plastic Surgery.