Will an MRI or ultrasound show where Voluma is injected?

i cant get rid of voluma, after several rounds of hyaluronidase, i only got a 25% decrease, it is like a 5% decrease each time. i can obly think it is not injected in the right plane, but i had enough hyaluronidase injections.

Doctor Answers 4


Hyaluronidase is the first step to resolve swelling issues.
It can be used deep into the area of injection and it can also be placed more superfically into the lymphatic swelling that can sometimes occur.
Kenalog 10 with or without 5 flurouracil injections can also help when placed deeply into where the Voluma was injected.

Marin Plastic Surgeon
5.0 out of 5 stars 19 reviews

Dissolving Voluma

Hello Septembergirl,I'm sorry to hear that you are having this experience. An MRI or Ultra Sound will not show where the product was placed. Your provider should have the notes from your visit stating to where the product was injected. If you were unable to correct the issue at the providers office where you were injected you, you may request your medical records and schedule a visit with another provider, maybe they can help.Best to you, Dr Faraz

Patricia Faraz, MD
Ladera Ranch OB/GYN
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Voluma and Dissolving and MRI

An MRI or CT scan will not show you where the product was injected.  Please consult a specialist to assist you in dissolving the Voluma.  Best, Dr. Green

Michele S. Green, MD
New York Dermatologist
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Will an MRI or ultrasound show where Voluma is injected?

Thank you for your question and I am sorry to hear of your difficulties with dissolving Voluma.  Unfortunately as Voluma becomes incorporated into your body's tissues it can not be identified by MRI or ultrasound.  Knowledge of the injection pattern and dosing of the hyaluronidase is the key to appropriate dissolution.  

Nelson Castillo, MD
Atlanta Plastic Surgeon
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