As the first FDA-approved filler intended solely to add volume to the cheeks, Juvéderm has been proven to be safe and effective. In addition to volume, Houston plastic surgeon, Dr. Sumpter, injects Voluma to provide a subtle lift and restore lost contour to the cheeks. The filler can improve all areas of the cheeks: the higher, lower and central portions. Since volume loss can age a patient, this is a great age-reversing treatment. Best of all, once Dr. Sumpter injects Voluma, effects are noticed almost immediately and these results can last between 16 and 24 months for a natural-looking appearance.
"I could not have imagined a better experience. The doctor was extremely upfront and detailed about the pricing as well as what to expect during the procedure. She even suggested we go a cheaper route on my mother in laws Botox which was refreshing to say the least not to feel like you're being up sold instead of genuinely counseled. My pain tolerance level is lower than low and she went to every length possible to make me comfortable all while being very friendly and reassuring. My results for lip injections were absolutely fantastic. My entire family now wants to make an appointment here to have theirs done! I will be back for all of my cosmetic needs and so will all my family."- C.S. / Yelp / May 27, 2016
"I highly recommend Dr. Sumpter!! My surgery went great. She is truly an amazing doctor. She was compassionate for my wellbeing and a true professional doctor. I arrived late to the hospital on the morning of my surgery. I was so stressed out and she put me at ease. My post surgery no complication and I had lots of follow up appointments too. Great office and staff too."- T.Z. / Google / Mar 10, 2017
"I highly recommend Dr. Sumpter! She is truly an amazing doctor. She was compassionate for my wellbeing and a true professional doctor. I arrived late to the hospital on the morning of my surgery. I was so stressed out and she put me at ease. My post surgery no complication and I had lots of follow up appointments too. Great office and staff too."- T.Z. / Healthgrades / Feb 22, 2017
"She is good doctor They so nice Every one there very happy to talk to you I love this place"- T.N. / Yelp / Feb 20, 2017
"Dr Sumptner is skilled and caring! She listens to my needs/goals and answers every question completely! She takes initiative and is proactive in my care! I can relax and know that she does what she says! The best experience as far as pre op consultation as well an incredible follow up care! I have referred friends and family to her and will continue to do so! She is committed to excellence, with a tender caring concern for her patients."- D. / Healthgrades / Dec 08, 2016
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Many patients prefer Voluma over other dermal fillers since it offers the longest lasting results, usually up to 2 years. The plastic surgeon will discuss ways that the patient can care for their face immediately after the treatment and what they can do to prolong their results. The plastic surgeon will also talk to the patient about when to schedule their next injection to maintain their results.
Voluma treatments usually take about 30 minutes, but the time can vary based on the needs and goals of the patient. Voluma is injected using a fine needle that causes most patients initial discomfort, but no pain. However, the patient can request a numbing cream be used before the treatment to increase their comfort. Lidocaine, a local anesthetic, can also be added to the Voluma treatment to numb the treated areas. Patients will be able to see some results immediately, but full results will be revealed after the swelling, discoloration, and tenderness subsides in a few days. Patients can resume normal activities as soon as they feel able, but strenuous activity should be avoided for at least 1 day.
Voluma is a more expensive injectable filler because it uses an advanced formula that lasts longer than most fillers. Voluma lasts an average of 2 years and costs around $800 - $900 per syringe. The number of syringes used will vary based on the number of areas being treated, the severity of the wrinkles, and the patient's cosmetic goals.
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