4ml for pronounced cheek augmentation (Photo)
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You will know if you like the look as you are doing it. Not all 4 cc's must be injected at once.
I think 4ml of Voluma per cheek may be too much, but you will know as you are having it injected.
The best part of fillers is that it is WYSIWYG, or What you see is what you get. The fillers are opened one at a time, so as you finish 1-2 syringes on the first cheek, you will have sense of whether you are getting the result that you are looking for. If 2 looks good, then why do 3 or 4? Then stop and have your injector inject the same amount on the other side. If 2 looks good, and you want more, then open the 3rd one and continue. Perhaps 3 looks good, and you can stop.
In my practice, my goal is to not make my patients look like they had any work done. At some point the, fill may start to look odd or puffy. So keep an eye on that, while you are having it done.
If you want to be conservative, you can do this is more than one session. When you are swollen during the first few days after the first injection session you can use this as a "filler simulation" to determine whether or not you want more. You may feel that you look puffy when swollen instead of a sculpted, cheek augmented appearance. If that is the case, then cheek implants are firm implants placed on the bone which acts more like bone structure, without making the cheek fat plumper.
One thing to note, the filler can add soft volume to the cheek which may look very cheeky and not sculpted, as you see in male models. If you look at male models they actually have relatively hollow faces with a cheek hollow below their cheekbone and pretty flat cheeks from a fat standpoint, but good bone structure.
Hope that makes some sense.
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Volum and cheek injections
It is possible to do 4cc of Voluma in one session if you want a dramatic result. I would suggest you have two syringes (2cc) injected and look at the results during the injection. You can always have more product added at that time. Please consult a board certified dermatologist for the best cosmetic results. Best, Dr. Green
Cheek Augmentation With Fillers, Fat, Sculptra, Implants
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Voluma for cheek augmentation
4 ml of Voluma per cheek is a bit too much for one sitting. I suggest that you consult with a facial plastic surgeon in the area and discuss your needs in more detail. Voluma can be injected in different parts of the cheek for best/optimal results. It should be injected more deeply than Juvederm for the best 'lifting effect'. Good luck
I would advise going slowly and seeing if you like the results with less first.
Thank you for your question and photo. When getting injectable fillers its always best to start slow instead of injecting to much product at once. When you are getting the voluma injected you will be able to see your results right away. I recommend starting with 1 syringe at a time. You will be able to tell your injector during the injections if you want more. Best of luck
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