Juvederm

Within the Juvéderm® family there are several products: VOLUMA™ XC, VOLLURE™ XC, VOLBELLA™ XC, Ultra XC, and Ultra Plus XC. VOLUMA™ XC, VOLLURE™ XC, and VOLBELLA™ XC are manufactured using Vycross technology. This process links hyaluronic acid particles of different molecular weights which creates a firmer, thicker gel. Ultra XC and Ultra Plus XC are manufactured with Hylacross technology which links hyaluronic acid of higher molecular weights together. This makes Ultra XC and Ultra Plus XC more flowy and fluid and also gives them great cohesivity which means they can retain their shape in areas of high movement like in the lips.
XC stands for “extra comfort”, which means each of these include lidocaine in the formula to help numb the treatment area during the procedure.

Because of the different properties of each product, each are best suited for specific areas of the face.

To augment the lips and fill in small lines around the mouth (the perioral lines, or “smoker’s lines”), VOLBELLA™ XC and Ultra XC are the best options. VOLBELLA™ XC is designed with a smaller concentration of hyaluronic acid, has a lower affinity for water, and has less cohesivity than other products making it a firm and stable product. It is useful for creating shape and volume. It is approved for use in adults over 21. Ultra XC has a higher concentration of Hyaluronic acid and draws more water than VOLBELLA™ XC which creates a plumper appearance. Results from either of these last up to 1 year.

To fill in Nasolabial Folds and Marionette lines (lines around the lower face) ULTRA XC, Ultra Plus XC, and VOLLURE™ XC are the best options. VOLLURE™ XC is a firmer gel and has less ability to draw water which makes it good for creating structure, and Ultra XC, and Ultra Plus XC can create a plump, smooth appearance. VOLLURE™ XC is approved for adults over 21 and results can last up to 18 months.

The augment the cheeks and chin VOLUMA™ XC is the best choice. It is designed to be the firmest gel which makes it most suitable for creating volume and support in areas of low movement, like in the cheeks and chin. VOLUMA™ XC has been tested to last up to 2 years.

The filler that is best for your needs depends on several factors including: your individual sun exposure and sun damage history, your individual skin elasticity, and your specific treatment desires. Keep in mind that the filler that worked for your friend may not be the best option for you, and your injector will recommend the best product to suit your needs.

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To fill in Nasolabial Folds and Marionette lines (lines around the lower face) ULTRA XC, Ultra Plus XC, and VOLLURE™ XC are the best options. VOLLURE™ XC is a firmer gel and has less ability to draw water which makes it good for creating structure, and Ultra XC, and Ultra Plus XC can create a plump, smooth appearance. VOLLURE™ XC is approved for adults over 21 and results can last up to 18 months.

The augment the cheeks and chin VOLUMA™ XC is the best choice. It is designed to be the firmest gel which makes it most suitable for creating volume and support in areas of low movement, like in the cheeks and chin. VOLUMA™ XC has been tested to last up to 2 years.

The filler that is best for your needs depends on several factors including: your individual sun exposure and sun damage history, your individual skin elasticity, and your specific treatment desires. Keep in mind that the filler that worked for your friend may not be the best option for you, and your injector will recommend the best product to suit your needs.

Juvéderm® is manufactured by Allergan. To save money on treatments and earn points and discounts, join the Allē Rewards program.

Book Now