Is 2 tubes of Voluma really less than half a teaspoon?
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It would take 5 syringes of Voluma to fill a teaspoon. However, a little goes a long way. It is extremely effective for filling in the mid-face/cheek area but only you can decide if it's worth the cost to you.
Voluma helps fill out hollowness and rejuvenates my NYC patient's premature "aging"
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Is 2 tubes of Voluma really less than half a teaspoon? = Yes, actually less than 1/2 teaspoon #voluma
Using conversion tables , 2 cc of volume = 0.4 teaspoons which is just a little bit less than 1/2 teaspoon.
2 cc is less than 1/2 a teaspoon
A teaspoon is 5 cc.
However, careful placement of these small amounts can dramatically improve facial volume loss.
Voluma and Volume
Yes each syringe of Voluma contains half of a teaspoon of product. However it is the proper placement of this amount of filler which will give you beautiful results. Generally you need one syringe in each cheek to achieve the best results. Best, Dr. Green
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2 ccs equals 0.4 of a teaspoon, is that going to make a difference on my face...
However, if Voluma is injected skillfully by a Board Certified plastic surgeon with experience and knowledge in the application of Voluma, this 2 ccs can give you excellent results with visible improvement in the facial area you want treated.
Obviously, without an in person exam, no RealSelf online plastic surgery expert can give you an idea how many ccs you will need to improve the specific facial area you are concerned about. I can, however, tell you that I have experienced excellent results using Voluma because it is both malleable and produces long lasting benefits.
With respect to your concern about the cost of Voluma, keep in mind that because of the long lasting results using Voluma vis-a-vis other facial injectable products, this should definitely be factored into your decision.
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