Juvederm Volite Meso Facial
Treatment performed by: Dr Cristina
Product used: Juvederm Volite skin booster
Session duration: 45 minutes
Downtime: little to none
After Treatment: some swelling, redness and possible bruising
Results last for: 6-9 months
Price: from £ 350
What is Volite and how does it work?
Volite by Juvederm is a skin conditioning Hyaluronic acid gel.
It’s injected into the middle layers of the dermis, through multiple microinjections, in a grid like distribution.
The aim is to hydrate and nourish the skin and to increase elasticity, providing a skin rejuvenation from inside out.
It’s not a filler.
Volite is suitable for all ages and skin types.
What conditions can be treated with Volite?
Volite can be injected into face, neck, décolletage and hands.
It is a safe, effective and minimally invasive treatment.
It can be used to treat a variety of skin conditions:
- Fine lines and wrinkles
- Loose, saggy, dry, crepey skin
- Sun damaged skin
- Generalized loss of facial volume
- Neck and décolletage rejuvenation
- Hands rejuvenation
It can be used alone or in conjunction with other aesthetic treatments, such as Botox, fillers, Microneedling, Platelets Rich Plasma (PRP)
What can I expect from the treatment?
Volite provides hydration to the skin and also a tightening and lifting effect to the whole face, making you look younger and healthier.
Who will perform the treatment?
The treatment is performed by Dr Golfomitsos, it’s delivered using very small needles, through multiple microinjections, in a grid like distribution.
Prior to the treatment, a Lidocaine cream is applied onto the skin, to render the treatment as comfortable and painless as possible.
The treatment is very well tolerated, with most people reporting only mild discomfort.
How long does the treatment take?
Each session lasts about 40 minutes.
Prior to the treatment you will have to schedule a consultation with the Doctor to be assessed for suitability, to discuss goals and to choose the best treatment option for you.
During this consultation you’ll be made aware of treatment’s benefits and side effects and you will have to sign a consent form.
How long do the results last for?
Results start becoming apparent 4-6 weeks after treatment and they last for about 6-9 months, after which a maintenance session will be required.
Are there any side effects?
Common side effects are:
- Pain or tenderness
- Swelling, redness, mild bleeding and bruising
- Numbness, tightness
All these usually settle spontaneously within a few days after treatment.
What is the downtime and after care?
Volite has no down time. You can go back to work and resume your activities the day after your treatment.
There are some recommendations to follow in order to maximize the effects of your treatment such as:
- Do not apply make up for 12 hours
- Do not perform heavy exercise for 48 hours
- Do not sunbathe for 2 weeks
- Avoid alcohol consumption for 12 hours
- Don’t have any other clinical treatments for 1 week post treatment.
Dr Golfomitsos conducts consultantions and treatments in 3 convenient central London locations: