Tell us about this new treatment:
I’ve been incredibly excited to carry this product for some time and it’s been a great addition to the practice. The product is called Juvederm Voluma and it’s the first injectable specifically designed for the mid-face area to restore volume loss due to aging. It’s made of hyaluronic acid, naturally found in the skin, as are others fillers including Juvederm and Restylane. Not only is it great because it’s specifically for the mid-face but it lasts for up to 2 years, which is longer than most fillers on the market today so you get more for your money.
You were selected among a small group of doctors in the state to begin early treatment before it became available to all qualified injectors this past December. What have the results been?
Yes, as a Preferred Provider with Allergan, I was able to begin treating patients early on and have been really happy with the results. The treatment is done in the office and pain is minimal with no down-time. By injecting Voluma to 3 areas of the cheeks as shown in this photo, you can lift the jowls, soften the deep lines around the mouth and restore volume which combats signs of aging that patients aren’t happy with.
We actually have an episode with you on The Younger You coming up later this year where you use the product in conjunction with other fillers to rejuvenate the entire face with a “Liquid Facelift”. Can you tell us more about that?
Yes, you can see with this patient here that we also added some filler under her eyes and to finer lines and wrinkles with another hyaluronic acid that’s formulated for those areas. By using a combination of fillers, patients get an amazing result with no downtime or surgery. So Voluma really maximizes the results and is long-lasting.
You have a really great special going on in March that will also help the lives of many children.
For ten plus years I’ve been traveling to Ecuador and Quatemala twice a year on medial missions where we reconstruct ears for children suffering with a condition known as Microtia. For my next trip in May, along with my time and efforts I plan to donate 10% of all proceeds that come from all injectables, including Voluma, during the month of March. So 10% of any treatment will go towards the HUGS and MCS Foundation. We also have 10 more Voluma treatments still at an introductory price that’s $200 off that are first come first serve. So patients receive it at a discounted rate and an extra 10% will be going toward a good cause. You can learn more about the foundations on our website at UtahFacialPlastics.com.
Call (801)776-2220 to schedule a free consultation with Dr. Thompson for March or go to UtahFacialPlastics.com to learn more.