Over time, the cheek area loses volume and makes the face look older and tired. Voluma uses a hyaluronic acid based filler that is used instead of silicone to re-build lost volume in the cheeks and create a more youthful appearance. Voluma can also be used to build cheek volume in patients with naturally thin cheeks. Dr. Robert Najera, a plastic surgeon serving Frisco, Plano, Allen, McKinney, and other surrounding areas, uses Voluma to minimize wrinkles and creases on the face and restore its youthful contours. This nonsurgical, skin rejuvenation procedure is sometimes known as a liquid facelift.
"Gifted Dr. Najera and his stellar team! - Having been inspired by the extensive and high quality online reviews of Dr. Najera's work, I decided to reach out to his team from my base in London, UK, and can honestly say that from the very outset, I have received nothing but the highest level of care and professionalism from the doctor and his staff. Needless to say, it was a substantial emotional and financial investment for me to..."- S.N. / RealSelf / Oct 15, 2018
"If you are searching for a plastic surgeon then look no further!! Dr. Najera is the man! Not only is he a master at what he does he has the best bedside manners! Makes you feel 100% comfortable from the start. I had zero worries with him. Some surgeons will do what they feel is best for u but Dr. Najera did exactly what I asked and more lol. I love love love my results!! Thank you Dr. Najera for changing my life!! 😊😊😊"- N.H. / Google / Apr 03, 2022
"I love the staff, and I really believe I chose the best surgeon to give me results I wanted. He is a protectionist, and when it come to cosmetic surgery that is the type of person you need. Thank you Dr. Najera and your lovely staff. My experience has been great!"- T.W. / Google / Apr 01, 2022
"Dr. Najera and his staff are awesome!. I would highly recommend him to anyone! I love my results I couldn’t be happier!"- M.S. / Google / Mar 26, 2022
"I’m only 1 week post-op and I’m already in love with my results. Dr.Najera is amazing and absolutely has God given talent! However not only is his work amazing but bedside manner is welcoming and friendly and makes you feel comfortable. The whole entire staff exceptional and nurses who made my heart melt and comforted all my fears. My overnight nurse Sherry was a gem and I can’t thank her enough. Last but not least Siumi is amazing from day 1 of me stepping into their office to my most recent post-op appointment. Siumi’s thoroughness, patience and exceptional customer friendliness is top notch!"- C.B. / Google / Mar 11, 2022
What To Expect
Dr. Najera will inject Voluma into the patient’s skin with a fine needle during an in-office appointment. To ease discomfort, numbing creams are applied to the treated area before the injections or lidocaine can be mixed into the Voluma for an anesthetic effect. Most patients are able to resume their normal activities several hours after the procedure. Patients should expect to have temporary swelling, discoloration, and tenderness in the area treated for a few days. The results of Voluma are seen right away and usually last for up to 2 years.
The cost of Voluma is determined by the amount of syringes used during the treatment. Each syringe costs around $1,000 and each session may use between 2 and 6 syringes based on the patient’s goals. Voluma is more expensive than many other dermal fillers, but it is an advanced formula that last longer than other treatments.
Plan Your Procedure
- Recovery Time
- 1-2 Days
- Average Procedure Time
- 30 Minutes
- Post-op Follow-up
- 1 Week
- Procedure Recovery Location
Is Hyaluronic Acid Natural?
Voluma’s main ingredient, hyaluronic acid, is made from substances found naturally in the human body. Hyaluronic acid is primarily used for cell hydration, but it can also create volume in certain areas of the face. The body naturally absorbs Voluma as it breaks down without problems or side effects.
Voluma is best used in patients who want to add volume to their cheeks without an invasive surgery. Cheek volume is usually lost over time, but some patients may want Voluma to fill out their natural facial structure. In the initial consultation, Dr. Najera will discuss your options and help you decide the best treatment plan.
How Long is Recovery?
Patients are allowed to return to their normal routine immediately after their Voluma treatment, but should not put any pressure on the area treated and strenuous activity should be avoided. The derma filler will settle into the cheek pockets for up to a week after the procedure.
Voluma can last 2 years or longer, but it is different for each patient based on the rate that their body breaks down the hyaluronic acid. Dr. Najera will help you determine when you need another treatment.