As we age, our faces naturally lose subcutaneous fat. The skin also stretches, adding to this loss of facial volume. Other factors that affect the facial skin include sun exposure, heredity, and lifestyle.
Dermal fillers, such as Restylane, Juvederm and Voluma help to diminish facial lines and restore volume and fullness in the face. Fillers can be used to enhance the cheeks and shallow contours, soften facial creases and wrinkles and improve the appearance of recessed scars. Fillers are most often used to build the cheeks and lift the lower face.
JUVÉDERM® is one of many dermal fillers used to provide a smooth, long-lasting correction of moderate to severe facial wrinkles and folds. Juvederm contains hyaluronic acid, a substance that naturally occurs throughout the body and skin.
Juvederm VOLUMA XC®
Voluma® is a volumizing hyaluronic acid filler FDA-approved for adding fullness to the cheeks. This not only fills areas of volume loss in the cheeks, but acts to raise the features of the lower face, reducing wrinkles and folds caused by gravity. This also reduces the need for additional fillers in the lower face. The effects of voluma can last as long as 2 years.
Restylane works immediately by adding volume to smooth away wrinkles. A clear gel formulation of hyaluronic acid, Restylane is specifically formulated to act like your body’s own hyaluronic acid, and eventually breaks down naturally.