JUVÉDERM® XC injectable gel is for injection into areas of facial tissue where
moderate to severe facial wrinkles and folds occur to temporarily add natural looking
volume to the skin, especially around the nose and mouth. Many patients also enjoy
the effects of Juvederm to subtly enhance the fullness and plumpness in lips. Our
gentle technique offers our patients subtle and natural looking results with little to no
VOLUMA® XC injectable gel is for deep injection in the cheek area to correct age-
related volume loss in adults over the age of 21. Dr. Tess was hand-picked by Allergan
to be one of the first in the nation to offer Voluma and to be one of six to participate in
an expert injector course for Voluma. Her special technique not only adds volume to
the upper cheeks but also lifts the face and jawline and fills in undereye bags.
WHAT IS JUVEDERM AND VOLUMA MADE OF?
JUVEDERM XC AND VOLUMA XC injectable gel is made of Hyaluronic Acid (HA). HA
is naturally occurring in our body and is a major component of skin and cartilage. HA
injectable gel is the safest type of filler available on the market and has been FDA
approved for years. Dr. Tess only uses the safest fillers in her practice.
Are there any reasons why I should not receive JUVÉDERM® XC or JUVÉDERM
Do not use these products if you have a history of multiple severe allergies or severe
allergic reactions (anaphylaxis), or if you are allergic to the proteins (gram-positive
bacterial proteins) used to make the hyaluronic acid (HA) in these products. Do not use
JUVÉDERM® XC or JUVÉDERM VOLUMA® XC if you are allergic to lidocaine or are
What are possible side effects and ways I can minimize them?
Even in the most experienced hands, some downtime is possible with any filler injection. We offer the Auriderm Post-Injection Relief Kit to our
patients to help minimize the possible swelling and bruising that can be associated with filler injections. For best results, you should begin using the
kit 2 days before your procedure. To minimize your risk of bruising discontinue aspirin, ibuprofen, multivitamins, fish oil, St. John’s Wort and alcohol
consumption 7 days prior to treatment.
For JUVÉDERM® XC, the downtime is little to none and lasts 7 days or less. The most common side effects include temporary injection-site
reactions such as: redness, pain/tenderness, firmness, swelling and bruising.
For VOLUMA® XC, side effects are mild to moderate and generally last 1 to 3 weeks. The most common side effects include temporary reactions at
the treatment site such as tenderness, swelling, firmness, lumps/bumps, bruising, pain and redness.
JUVEDERM AND VOLUMA
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Dr. Tess Mauricio, MD, FAAD is
a Board Certified Dermatologist
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Society of Dermatological
Surgery. She is known
worldwide as “America’s
JUVÉDERM® XC AND VOLUMA® XC
Why do you need JUVEDERM?
Because you have deep wrinkles or lines on your face, especially around the
mouth and nose.
Because your lips lost volume.
Because you want a nose lift without surgery
Because you have deep scars that need to be filled
How long does the effect of Juvederm last?
Although individual results will vary, Juvederm typically lasts for about a year.
Once we inject Juvederm in your skin, it will take about one year for the Hyaluronic
Acid to be fully absorbed. Most of our patients decide to get Juvederm again
before the HA is completely absorbed in order to maintain their youthful look
throughout the year.
Why do you need VOLUMA?
Because you have sagging on your cheeks.
Because you lost volume on your cheeks.
Because you want a more defined jawline.
Because you have eyebags
How long does the effect of Voluma last?
Although individual results will vary, Voluma typically lasts about 2 years.
Once we inject Voluma in your skin, it will take about 2 years for the Hyaluronic
Acid to be fully absorbed. Most of our patients decide to get Voluma again before
the HA is completely absorbed in order to maintain their youthful look throughout
Does it hurt to get Fillers?
As can be expected, there is some discomfort with injections. However, we
use with the best combination of numbing medication prior to injections in order to
In addition, Dr. Tess and all of our practitioners have been administering
fillers for over 10 years, servicing thousands of patients. This expertise not only
makes a big difference in your desired results, but also in the level of discomfort
that you will experience during the injections.
Are Fillers safe?
JUVEDERM XC AND VOLUMA XC injectable gel is made of Hyaluronic Acid
(HA). HA is naturally occurring in our body and is a major component of skin and
cartilage. HA injectable gel is the safest type of filler available on the market and
has been FDA approved for years. Dr. Tess only uses the safest fillers in her
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