Most patients who are looking for dermal filler treatment, are looking for a long-lasting option. Establishing an exact duration of a dermal filler’s treatment is not always simple. Many factors affect it, so taking Juvederm Voluma as an example, we will discuss the longevity of a dermal filler.
Benefits of Juvederm Voluma
The leading technology used for the production of Juvederm fillers is Vycross Tech. So, this technique gives desirable properties to the fillers, as it links both higher and lower molecular weight molecules of hyaluronic acid.
In short, you will have the benefits of both high and low-weight hyaluronic acid molecules. Three leading products featuring this technology include Juvederm Voluma, Vollure, and Volbella.
The firmest and thickest of these fillers is Voluma, so it is best for areas that require high volumization. It is best for cheeks and other facial elements, including the chin, brow, nose, etc.
Factors affecting the duration of dermal fillers:
The following factors affect the duration of the effectiveness of dermal fillers.
1. Treatment Area:
The area into which the filler is to be injected highly affects the duration of a filler. Since some of our facial regions have a higher degree of muscular movement, the filler inserted will have a shorter duration than the facial areas with lower muscular activity. More facial movements cause more rapid breakdown of the filler.
2. The volume of Injection:
The amount of filler injected also varies the duration of the filler. So, if the dermal filler is injected in smaller amounts, then the duration will be far lesser than a higher amount is injected.
3. Properties of dermal filler:
Hyaluronic acid is a naturally occurring substance, and it can be metabolized by the cells of our body. However, to be used in dermal fillers, there is a chemical modification of hyaluronic acid through the Vycross technical process called Vycross. If this cross-linking process is done successfully, then this filler will last longer and vice versa.
4. Intrinsic factors:
Many intrinsic factors such as the lifestyle of the patient, skin type, habits, eating habits, and genetics all account for the longevity of a dermal filler.
5. Injector’s experience and technique:
The duration of the dermal filler is highly affected by the injection method and the technique used by the injector.
Duration of effects of Juvederm Voluma
The duration varies in different patients, and all the factors mentioned above are to be considered. Generally, the effects of Juvederm Voluma mostly last up to 18 months and sometimes more.
In short, Juvederm Voluma is one of the most effective volumizers with a long-lasting duration. However, various factors account for how long its effects will last. Overall, it is an excellent anti-aging and volumizing dermal filler.