Board-certified plastic surgeon, Dr. Arthur Swift explains the difference between Juvéderm Voluma, one of the new fillers on the market, and the original Juvederm. Juvéderm Voluma is a hyaluronic acid. It is ideal for cheek recontouring because of its ability to create the ‘OG’ curve, a nice and smooth curve on the cheek,” explains Dr. Swift.

Juvéderm Voluma differs from the original Juverderm and other hyaluronic acids because it is developed with a short chain of hyaluronic acids. “The short chain makes it very tightly compact, so it won’t swell like other products tend to. It has an amazing ability to lift tissue, so it is more of a lifter than a voluma,” explains Dr. Swift. Juvéderm Voluma is produced by Allergan, a Premier Partner of the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery.

Fillers are a type of minimally invasive aesthetic medicine used to add volume, alter the contours of the face, and fill in wrinkles. Common areas to inject fillers are in the face, neck, and hands, resulting in a fuller, smoother and more youthful appearance. Dermal fillers are among the most popular aesthetic procedures because they carry immediate results, very few risks and little recovery time.

When to Consider Fillers

  • If you have deep lines around the eyes, brow or mouth
  • If you would like to change the contours of your jaw or lips
  • If you are interested in a minimally invasive procedure