Noted Dermatologist, Dr. Mary Lupo Talks about Juvederm Voluma! #Podcast
It’s not easy getting older. More then just Botox or other similar products, the loss of volume can cause your face to wrinkle and line along with the face losing significant definition! I was offered the opportunity to speak to noted Dermatologist, Dr. Mary Lupo who is based in New Orleans. She’s an expert on many skin issues and she also participated in the clinical studies around Juvederm Voluma and she got on the phone with me to talk about what Juvederm Voluma can and cannot do. Think of this as a Q&A to tell you what it does do; what it doesn’t do and who should you go to if you want more information.
From Dr. Lupo’s website:
Many people believe that the only sign of an aging face is wrinkles, when in reality, age-related volume loss can cause the face to lose definition, balance and change shape, all of which can make a person appear older than their years.
In October 2013, the FDA approved a new hyaluronic acid dermal filler from Allergan called Juvederm Voluma. This unique filler is manufactured with patented Vycross™ technologythat delivers an instant, yet long-lasting, lift and fill to sunken cheeks and to define the jaw line. It is specifically indicated for age-related volume loss of the mid face that causes the skin to sag and creates a tired and gaunt appearance. Performing volume restoration with Juvederm Voluma gives the face a more youthful contour and a smooth, natural-looking lift without surgery.
Like other volumizing fillers, Juvederm Voluma treatments require an advanced injector since the technique is very intricate and an artistic eye is necessary to avoid any complications. Because of Dr.Lupo’s previous experience and knowledge with dermal fillers, she was chosen by Allergan to be on the Juvederm Voluma advisory board and to be a trainer of other board certified, core aesthetic physicians to teach them the best practices for this filler. Even though Juvederm Voluma can be dissolved by hyaluronidase if any complications occur, all patients should be treated by a board certified physician who has specific training for this filler.
With Juvederm Voluma, patients look rested and refreshed, never pulled or plastic. The best candidates for Juvederm Voluma are patients in their 30s-60s who want long-lasting restoration to sinking cheeks and central-face aging with a no-downtime treatment.
If you have questions about Juvederm Volumna or other things that Dr. Lupo has mentioned, do check out her website for more information.
Thank you to Dr. Mary Lupo for her time, insight and expertise regarding this new injectable from Juvederm! It’s an exciting product and a very unique advance in this field of injectables!
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