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The cosmetic surgery industry is booming and a contributing factor to its success is continued advances in the field of facial filler treatment. Facial filler procedures are non-invasive, quick, require minimal recovery time, and perform a large variety of modifications that were once only possible through surgery. With the latest announcement from Allergan introducing their newest product, Juvederm Volux, the industry continues to respond to patient demand and offer technologically advanced procedures.
Juvederm Volux is the latest product from Allergan’s Juvederm line of hyaluronic acid injectable fillers. Juvederm Volux uses patented VYCROSS technology that is formulated to increase longevity and add volume. VYCROSS fillers use cross-linking technology to bind molecules of high and low weight together, helping injectors achieve precise results. Other products in the Juvederm line specialize in filling lines and wrinkles, hydrating the skin, and restoring lost volume to the face. Juvederm Volux is a structural gel formulated specifically to add volume and definition to the chin and jaw area.
Facial filler treatment is a quick, pain-free way to address cosmetic issues that may cause patients to feel self-conscious. While many patients associate cosmetic injectables solely with the ability to fill lines and wrinkles, this versatile treatment can do much more than that. Fillers are increasingly being used to replace surgical treatments such as face lifts, facial reshaping, and rhinoplasty.
Facial filler treatments are particularly popular with patients experiencing signs of aging. As we age, both skin and soft tissue undergo changes. The skin produces less of the important nutrients that keep it tight, supported, and healthy. As the skin loosens, lines and wrinkles begin to form. At the same time, we start to lose volume in the face, leading to a loss of definition in the chin, neck, and jawline areas. In the same areas, soft tissue can shift and begin to droop, causing issues like the creation of jowls. All these factors combined can result in a drastic change in face shape.
It is no secret that people are concerned about their appearance. Consumer studies show that 70 percent of people care about how their face looks. Research from Allergan also shows that many respondents are self-conscious about the lower half of their face specifically, with 51 percent of people stating that they would change that area of their face. The lower face plays a large role in the overall symmetry, balance, and harmony of the face, and studies show that most women consider a defined jawline and a toned chin to be the ideal shape for the lower face. With Juvederm Volux, skilled injectors can help patients achieve their ideal face shape to make them feel more confident.
Juvederm Volux is the perfect solution for patients who want to reshape their lower face and add definition to their chin and jaw without surgery. Treatment with Volux not only improves the overall balance of the face but also the patient’s profile. Whether patients are dissatisfied with their lower face due to age-related changes, injury, or simple genetics, Volux can help.
Juvederm Volux provides intense volume addition and sculpting results due to its high concentration of hyaluronic acid. With the highest concentration of any other facial filler product currently available, it is by far the strongest of the Juvederm fillers. This dense structure offers longevity, with results lasting from 12 to 18 months depending on the number of syringes the patient requires.
Juvederm Volux is injected deep under the skin. While treatment is relatively pain free, the filler does contain the anesthetic lidocaine for comfort.
Clinical trials of Juvederm Volux revealed high levels of satisfaction, with 95 percent of participants reporting that they were satisfied with the results of treatment three months after injection. While patient satisfaction did factor into the study, the primary purpose of the trial was to observe the mean change in facial angle. To do so, they measured the facial angle from baseline compared to the control group. However, participant satisfaction continued to be evaluated throughout, and 62 percent of respondents reported that their results were positive 18 months after treatment.
Juvederm Volux has a very high safety rating, and minimal side effects. Patients may experience similar adverse effects, which include:
These reactions are temporary and should not require any intervention, lasting only a few days to a week. Patients can apply a cold compress following the procedure to help reduce the risk of side effects.
Juvederm Volux is suitable for any adult patient who wishes to change the shape of their chin or jawline. It is not age or condition dependent. However, patients should undergo a facial consultation to ensure that Volux is the best product to address their concerns. The dense, highly concentrated formulation makes it most effective for high volume additions.
Allergan’s introduction of the newest filler in their Juvederm line of fillers, Volux, will continue to encourage the rising demand of non-surgical cosmetic procedures. In recent years, jawline contouring has seen an increase in popularity and Juvederm Volux will continue this beauty trend. The non-invasive quality of facial filler treatments makes reshaping and defining the lower half of the face more accessible, as there is minimal pain and recovery time. As facial beauty, which relies on balance, harmony, and symmetry, is a highly prioritized aesthetic concern, there is no doubt that Juvederm Volux will be a very popular facial filler treatment.