Learn more about JUVÉDERM® Injectable Gel from its producer, Allergan, Inc.
Dr. Dickerson is a platinum provider with Allergan. This signifies Dr. Dickerson is in the top 3% of injectors in the country.
Brilliant Distinctions is a rewards program sponsored by Allergan. It provides discounts on future BOTOX® Cosmetic, JUVÉDERM® Injectable Gel, Voluma®, Vollure® Kybella® treatments or LATISSE® Solution purchases each time you receive any of those treatments or purchase LATISSE®. Dermatology & Aesthetic Care is one of a select few that offer the Brilliant Distinctions rewards in the Dayton area. Dr. Dickerson is among the top 3% of injectors in the United States.
Your natural aging process causes facial wrinkles and creases to begin to appearing as the underlying collagen and elastin fibers begin to break down and wear out. This breakdown can also result from excessive squinting, frowning, smiling, smoking and tanning. Hyaluronic acid has exploded on the scene as the longer-lasting, more natural filler preferred by physicians worldwide. Vollure® is the first filler proven to last up to 18 months in moderate to severe wrinkles and folds.
Dr. Patricia Dickerson performs wrinkle filler injections with expertise and quality for patients from Centerville, Dayton, Middletown, Cincinnati, Columbus and throughout Ohio with Vollure®.
How does Vollure® work?
Treatments are done in our office and take about 30 minutes and the result is immediate. Vollure® contains a unique combination of hyaluronic acid with different molecular weights cross-linked contributing to its extended duration of results.
Vollure® is injected into the skin to create volume, resulting in a healthy and vital appearance. In contrast to other implants, Vollure® is not extracted from animals. This means that you don’t have to worry about an allergic reaction. Vollure® is perfectly safe to use instantly without pre-testing.
What areas respond the best to Vollure®?
Moderate to severe facial wrinkles and folds such as the parentheses, marionette and corner lines around the mouth all respond well to Vollure®.
Is it safe?
Yes. Hyaluronic acid occurs naturally in the body and therefore it also dissolves naturally with time and is integrated into your body’s tissues. Over time, the molecules dissolve and turn into water as they depart without leaving any trace in your body.
How long does it last?
It varies from individual to individual. The length of time your treatment will last depends on many factors such as your skin, your lifestyle and your age. Most patients find the effect remains up to 18 months.
The great thing about Vollure® is that you can replenish your natural beauty whenever you feel the need. Unlike permanent implants, Vollure® always leaves you a choice when the effect of the treatment has worn off. A touch-up can be performed any time you like after the previous treatment.
Furthermore, a face is constantly changing and beauty is best maintained by periodically evaluating the need for further treatment.
What are the treatments like?
The treatment is performed by injecting Vollure® under your skin. Since no pre-test is needed, the whole procedure takes less than 30 minutes. This skin sculpting can often be done with microcannulas to minimize bruising and reduce discomfort. Using this advanced technology, pain relief is generally not necessary. However, we do sell a numbing agent in our office if you’d prefer to use 40 minutes before your treatment.
How will I look after my treatment?
After Dr. Dickerson performs your Vollure® injections, normal activities can be resumed immediately. Discomfort is minimal. The treatment site may have a little swelling, which may last a few hours. There may be some slight bruising which can be covered with make-up.