As you grow older, your lips lose their fullness and youthful contour. Juvéderm Volbella is a hyaluronic acid filler that can restore volume to lips, without unnatural fullness.
What is Juvéderm Volbella?
Juvéderm Volbella is a cross-linked hyaluronic acid filler. Hyaluronic acid is a biocompatible gel that adds volume to the lips.
Who is a candidate for Juvéderm Volbella?
In general, candidates for Juvéderm Volbella:
- Are over 21 years old
- Do not have a history of severe allergies
- Do not have underlying medical conditions and diseases that preclude the treatment
What does Juvéderm Volbella treat?
- Thin lips
- Asymmetric lips
How long do Juvéderm Volbella results last?
Juvéderm Volbella provides instant results. Your lips will look smooth and voluminous. The results last for 8-12 months. Injections can be repeated to maintain results.
How is Juvéderm Volbella performed?
Your Juvéderm Volbella treatment starts with a consultation with Dr. Vial. He will review your medical history, examine your face, and discuss your goals to create the ideal Juvéderm Volbella treatment plan. He individually curates all treatments to ensure optimal, safe, and subtle results.
During your treatment, your skin will be cleansed and numbed with topical anesthesia. Dr. Vial will mark the injection spots on your lips; Juvéderm Volbella will then be injected into the lips using ultrafine needles and cannulas. You may experience a mild pinch. Lip injections should not be painful. The injections take minutes.
What is the recovery process after Juvéderm Volbella?
Juvéderm Volbella does not involve an extended recovery process. You can expect slight increased post injection swelling which resolves in 1-2 weeks. You may need makeup if you develop bruising. You can resume your daily activities and work immediately, but you should avoid strenuous activities for 24 hours. You should also keep your head elevated for a few hours and avoid any additional facial treatments.
What are the risks of Juvéderm Volbella?
Dr. Vial prioritizes safety above all else. Dr. Vial will highlight potential side effects and complications during your initial consultation. Complications are rare and can generally be avoided if you select a highly-trained and skilled provider.
The complications unique to Juvéderm Volbella that are reported nationally include, but are not limited to:
- Infection (rare)
- Visible filler material (rare)
- Loss of vision (very rare)
- Necrosis of tissue (very rare)