What is Voluma?
Dermatologists at Snyder Dermatology are incredibly skilled and well trained injectors with many years of experience, who can help you accomplish the desired youthful look Voluma can produce. Voluma is an FDA-approved hyaluronic acid (HA) filler used to restore volume and lift to the cheeks. Multiple factors contribute to the loss of volume in the cheeks, such as the natural pull of gravity, trauma, and inherited biology. Naturally as our bodies age, wrinkles and the loss of fullness begin to form creating an unflattering appearance. Voluma is an HA filler gel that temporary improves the deflated look of aged cheeks or naturally flat cheeks. The results produce a restored, youthful fullness to cheeks and it even improves fine lines around the nose and mouth. Voluma is a product of the Juvéderm family, but targets different areas of the face.
"As I’ve gotten older, the number of medical specialists I see regularly has grown. And I’ve discovered I’m picky when it comes to who I trust with my issues. I recently had an appointment with Dr. Foley, and it seems I can cross Dermatologist off my list. Dr. Foley immediately set me at ease and was friendly and personable throughout my visit. She and her staff took great care of me professionally and seemed to value my time as much as her own."- L.G. / Yelp / Jun 19, 2021
"First in person appointment and it went extremely well!! Dr. Parker was so nice and help make my procedure as painless as possible. She made sure I was comfortable throughout it all. Additionally her assistant Kayla was also very kind, and she also made me feel comfortable."- M.M. / Yelp / Jun 01, 2021
"Overall a quick, painless experience. I had a painful skin growth that needed to be removed. Didn’t spend any time in the waiting room. The whole process took about five minutes. I wish more of my doctor’s appointments were this easy."- B.P. / Yelp / May 19, 2021
"First time to this office. Beautiful office and the Staff is very welcoming. Dr Foley and her nurse made me feel at such ease and made me feel like not all hope is lost. This will be my 3rd Dermatologist to help with my Chronic Rosacea."- R.C. / Facebook / May 06, 2021
"I have been seeing Dr. Snyder for 8 years now. She is hands down the best dermatologist I have ever seen. I appreciate her direct no nonsense manner and her overall approach to aging. She is always one to err on the side of "less is more" and has countless times advised me against something I was inquiring about because she felt it was simply too soon. I truly trust her opinion and approach. Anytime I have come in with a dermatological issue her recommended remedy has always worked on the first try. I would never dream of seeing anyone else. Dr. Snyder is my end all be all"- M.F. / Yelp / Mar 25, 2021
After consultation with a medical professional, target areas are outlined, prepped and marked for precise injection. In order to ensure even distribution, your dermatologist may also massage the areas of injection. Patients may experience minor pain or pressure from injection but the procedure only lasts 30 – 45 minutes. Daily activities can be resumed after a few hours from injection. Minor bruising, swelling and redness may occur but should only last a few days. Results may be immediately evident but they normally take about 2 – 7 days for Voluma to set in the apex and apple of the cheeks. Patients are advised to refrain from overexposure of sunlight and strenuous exercise for 24 hours following the treatment of Voluma. The flattering results of Voluma typically last 18 – 24 months, which is a great benefit of using this product.
The main ingredient to Voluma is hyaluronic acid. Naturally produced by the body, hyaluronic acid acts as a kind of lubricant to maintain moisture in the body’s skin, joints, and eyes. It also assists the body’s natural maintenance of collagen. Found in the bones, muscles, tendons and skin, collagen is a type of protein that acts as an adhesive to keep the body together. Since hyaluronic acid operates as a moisturizer, it’s often an ingredient in anti-aging creams, lotions, and lip balm. Voluma can be used with other fillers, but patients are encouraged to consult with their dermatologist prior to combining treatments. During a consultation, patients are recommended to disclose any allergies or recent surgeries with their dermatologist.
The cost of Voluma varies depending on the amount used in each patient for correction or the desired cosmetic goals. Typically, a single session is likely to require more then one syringe and one may need 2 – 4 syringes. A consultation is suggested to review realistic goals and anticipated outcomes with each individual patient. A common fear of patients is obtaining a 'pillow type face' for many women who are over plumped. At Snyder Dermatology we believe that those with aggressively pumped-up lips and cheeks are actually a very small percentage of people, they just happen to be a very visible percentage. You don't notice the person with good results, because they simply look normal. Our board certified dermatologists here at Snyder Dermatology strive to make everyone look more youthful, with a delicate artistic touch.
Plan Your Procedure
- 45 minutes
Schedule a Consult Today!
Restore your skin with Voluma injections at our dermatology practice in Austin, TX. We will analyze your skin and the severity of your volume loss to determine the best course of aesthetic treatment for your skin. Call today and schedule your first appointment for a consultation with Dr. Renee Snyder and her team. We look forward to meeting you.