Am I a Good Candidate for Juvederm Voluma?
Juvéderm® Voluma™ is a dermal filler that has been specifically formulated to address mid-face volume loss. Ideal for restoring a softer, fuller, more youthful appearance to the cheeks, Voluma™ can also be used to produce desirable contours to the chin, helping to lift and enhance the overall facial profile.
The best candidates for Voluma™ are people experiencing skin laxity and volume loss in the cheek area, as well as those with a “weak” or poorly-defined chin. As a non-surgical treatment, Voluma™ does not require any special qualifications, though some skin conditions may interfere with candidacy. The best way to determine if this treatment is right for you is through a one-on-one consultation with our experienced cosmetic physician, Dr. Deborah Farrell.
How Long Does Voluma™ Last?
Voluma™ injections can last for up to two years. We can perform touch-up treatments to help extend results as needed. We can also combine Voluma™ with other Juvéderm® products to address fine lines, wrinkles, and skin laxity elsewhere on the face. During your initial consultation, we will discuss all of your options to make sure we are addressing each area of concern.
Safe and well-tolerated, there is little to no downtime associated with Voluma™. Depending on your comfort level, it is possible to return to work and resume most normal activities immediately after treatment. There may be some residual soreness, redness, and bruising around the injection sites. This should neither be limiting nor long-lasting. In most cases, these issues resolve within a few days. If they fail to resolve or if you are not in love with your results, treatment with Juvéderm® Voluma™ is reversible.
At Farrell Plastic Surgery & Laser Center, we take time to truly understand the needs of each patient, allowing us to provide the services best suited to correct individual concerns. If you have been considering a non-surgical cosmetic treatment, we encourage you to give us a call at 717-732-9000 to schedule a consultation at our Mechanicsburg office today. We welcome patients from Harrisburg, Carlisle, and all surrounding areas of Pennsylvania.
Is it Already Time to Consider the Holidays?
While Halloween has not yet come and gone, the Holiday Season is closer than you might expect – and now is a fantastic time to start considering non-surgical facial rejuvenation to help ensure you look and feel your most confident before its major social and familial events. Dermal fillers and laser treatments are both fantastic ways to address various concerns, but their full results can take a few weeks to become apparent. Scheduling your appointment now allows for plenty of time for your results to set in, allowing you to look your very best before the busiest season begins.
Dermal Filler Options at Farrell Plastic Surgery & Laser Center
We are pleased to offer dermal fillers from both the Juvéderm® and Restylane® families. Trusted, effective, and safe, these fillers can be used to address skin laxity and signs of aging throughout the face, helping to restore a more youthful shape to multiple treatment areas.
Popular options available through our office include:
- Juvéderm®, designed to treat nasolabial folds, marionette lines, and lip areas
- Juvéderm Voluma™, designed to lift sagging skin and add volume to the cheeks
- Restylane®, designed to treat laugh lines and to improve the symmetry and volume of the lips
- Restylane® Lyft, designed to address nasolabial folds along with skin laxity, lines, and wrinkles
In addition to these options, we offer both BOTOX® Cosmetic and Dysport® for the elimination of forehead wrinkles, frown lines, and crow’s feet.
Dr. Deborah Farrell specializes in laser medicine, another incredibly safe and effective option for Holiday skin rejuvenation. Depending on your specific needs, laser treatments can be used to address a number of common concerns including:
- Fine lines and deep wrinkles
- Acne and surgical scars
- Pigmentation irregularities
- Sun and age spots
- Spider veins
- Unwanted hair
We also offer laser tattoo removal for the permanent removal of regrettable ink.
We Are Here for You
At Farrell Plastic Surgery & Laser Center, we take time to understand the goals of each patient before suggesting the most effective procedures. Give us a call at 717-732-9000 to schedule your one-on-one consultation today and learn which non-surgical options will have you looking your best in time for the Holidays.
Dermal Filler or Neurotoxin: Which Option is Best for You?
Dermal fillers add volume to the face. At Farrell Plastic Surgery & Laser Center, we offer a comprehensive line of fillers from the Juvederm® and Restylane® families, enabling us to address common concerns such as:
- Facial lines and wrinkles
- Hollow or sunken cheeks
- Depressions underneath the eyes
- Asymmetrical or insubstantial lips
Restylane® Lyft, available at our office, has also been approved for use on the back of the hands. It is the first and currently only dermal filler to be approved for this use.
The dermal fillers at our Mechanicsburg office have been selected for their efficacy and history of safe application. A single treatment can last for six to 18 months.
We offer BOTOX® Cosmetic and Dysport®, two of the most trusted and effective neurotoxins on the market. Unlike fillers, which stimulate collagen and elastin production, neurotoxins work to relax muscles, allowing the overlying skin to become smooth.
Neurotoxins can be used to treat:
- Forehead creases
- Lines in between eyebrows
- Crow’s feet
- Nasolabial folds
In some cases, neurotoxins can also be used to address issues like pebbly chin and skin laxity along the jaw as well.
Both BOTOX® Cosmetic and Dysport® will provide results for three to four months. Results can be maintained through touch-up visits.
Which Option is Best for You?
Dermal fillers and neurotoxins treat different issues. The one that is appropriate for you will be based on your specific concerns, anatomy, and ultimate desires.
During your initial consultation, we will listen carefully to your requests and provide an honest assessment of your best options. This may include a dermal filler, a neurotoxin, or a combination of treatments. It may also include nonsurgical options, such as laser skin resurfacing or a chemical peel, that address issues outside the reach of injectables.
At Farrell Plastic Surgery & Laser Center, we take time to understand each patient’s individual needs, allowing us to provide the most suitable treatments. Please call us at 717-732-9000 to schedule your consultation and learn more. Located in Mechanicsburg, we serve all surrounding areas of Pennsylvania.