Frequently Asked Questions: Voluma XC

What is Voluma XC?

Voluma XC is the only FDA approved hyaluronic acid filler used to instantly add volume to the cheek area.  Hyaluronic acid is a naturally occurring substance in your skin which is lost over time.

 

Who is a good candidate for Voluma XC injections?

Most people opting for Voluma XC injections are 35 to 60 years old and would like to minimize early signs of aging caused by the loss of volume in the face. Voluma XC injections can be used by anyone over the age of 21 to contour their profile.

 

Is the Voluma XC injection process painful?

The procedure is very similar to a typical injection. To date, Voluma XC has been well tolerated by most patients because of the addition of Lidocaine, a numbing agent, into the gel. Should discomfort be anticipated, we can apply a topical anesthetic cream that will reduce the sensation of the needle.

 

How long will the results from Voluma XC treatment last?

Voluma XC injections can last up to 2 years with optimal treatment.

 

Are Voluma XC injections safe?

Yes. Voluma XC is a Hyaluronic Acid (HA) that is a naturally occurring, hydrating substance found in your skin.

 

What are the side effects of Voluma XC?

Common side effects include temporary reactions at the treatment site such as swelling, bruising firmness, lumps/bumps, pain, redness, discoloration and itching. These generally last 2-4 weeks.

 

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