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INTRODUCING VOLBELLA, FROM THE ALLERGAN FAMILY OF PRODUCTS

JUVÉDERM VOLBELLA® XC was found to effectively increase lip fullness and soften the appearance of lines around the mouth in a majority of patients through one year.

VYCROSS® blends different molecular weights of hyaluronic acid, JUVÉDERM VOLBELLA® XC has a lower HA concentration, while still providing the long-lasting results. JUVÉDERM VOLBELLA® XC a soft, smooth gel appropriate for adding subtle volume to the lips and softening the appearance of lip lines.
JUVÉDERM VOLBELLA® XC is a smooth gel formulation made up of a modified form of HA (Hyaluronic Acid).  HA is a naturally occurring sugar found in the human body. The role of HA in the skin is to deliver nutrients and help the skin retain its natural moisture and softness.  The gel formulation also contains a small quantity of local anesthetic (lidocaine) which helps minimize discomfort during injection.  

 

 Tell your doctor if:

You are pregnant or breastfeeding. The safety of JUVÉDERM VOLBELLA® XC for use during pregnancy or while breastfeeding has not been studied · The safety of JUVÉDERM VOLBELLA® XC in patients under 22 years has not been studied · The safety and effectiveness of JUVÉDERM VOLBELLA® XC in areas other than the lips and perioral area have not been established in controlled clinical studies · Tell your doctor if you have a history of excessive scarring (e.g., hypertrophic scarring and keloid formation) or pigmentation disorders, as use of JUVÉDERM VOLBELLA® XC may result in additional scars or changes in pigmentation · Tell your doctor if you are planning other laser treatments or a chemical peel, as there is a possible risk of inflammation at the treatment site if these procedures are performed after treatment · Tell your doctor if you are on immunosuppressive therapy used to decrease the body’s immune response, as use of JUVÉDERM VOLBELLA® XC may result in an increased risk of infection · Tell your doctor if you are using medications that can prolong bleeding, such as aspirin, ibuprofen, or other blood thinners, as this may result in increased bruising or bleeding at the injection site · Minimize strenuous exercise, exposure to extensive sun or heat, and alcoholic beverages within the first 24 hours following treatment

What are possible side effects?

  • Rejection of filler material
  • Bleeding
  • Bruising
  • Asymmetry
  • Itching
  • Infection
  • Necrosis
  • Redness
  • Sensitivity
  • Numbness
  • Temporary paralysis of facial muscles
  • Swelling

Most side effects are mild or moderate and last 30 days or less. One of the risks with using this product is unintentional injection into a blood vessel, and while rare, the complications can be serious and may be permanent. These complications, which have been reported for facial injections, can include vision abnormalities, blindness, stroke, temporary scabs, or permanent scarring. As with all skin injection procedures, there is a risk of infection.

CONSULTATION FOR DERMAL FILLERS

There are many options available with facial injectables. If you seek to reverse the signs of aging with dermal fillers, contact Dr. Thompson today at 732-410-4789 or fill out our contact form.