VolumaLift in Toronto

Summary

VolumaLift is a soft tissue filler injection procedure developed by Dr. Mulholland to shape, sculpt, and lift facial features.

Length of Procedure

Approximately 15 to 30 minutes

Cost

Starting at $2,500

Recovery Time

Up to 2 days

Before & After Gallery

Invasiveness

Low

Where

SpaMedica Clinic, Toronto, ON

Anesthesia

Local anesthetic

Who

Registered nurse or doctor

Alternative Names

Soft tissue filler, dermal filler

Pain

Low

Are You a Candidate?


Those with deflation, loss of facial volume, descent, sagging and deterioration but do not want to undergo facelift surgery.

Prep/Pre-Op

To minimize the risk of excessive bruising, please ensure that you have not taken any aspirin or non-steroidal anti-inflammatories several weeks prior to the procedure.

Many patients find the use of arnica montana or bromelain prior to the injection also minimizes the risk of bruising.  Keeping the area clean of any dirt or bacteria is advised, as clogged pores can be problematic for a VolumaLift procedure. 

Procedure Details

Soft tissue fillers such as Juvederm Voluma, Restylane, Perlane, Sculptra and/or Radiesse are used to replace the loss of facial fat and volume and provide anatomically correct structural volume to support the deflated buttresses of the face. Dr. Mulholland performs the VolumaLift generally in approximately 30 minutes. All areas are expertly injected during that period of time, the BOTOX injectable can be administered and even fractional and colour correction lasers can be applied, all simultaneously, in approximately 30 minutes. Dr. Mulholland has personally developed this procedure and performed thousands of them. His steady but efficient hand allows the procedure to be performed quickly, effectively and safely.

After Care Instructions

There will be some mild to modest bruising, swelling, and pain, which can be easily managed with the use of extra strength Tylenol.

Maintenance

In general, Dr. Mulholland often deploys between four and ten syringes, achieving full brow, temple, eye, cheek, peri-oral and mandibular, nose and lip rejuvenation. Once you have achieved volume shaping, in general once a year to once every 14- 16 months, maintenance is required, with approximately half that amount. BOTOX injectable maintenance is then twice yearly and VolumaLift maintenance approximately yearly.

Side Effects

There is a large degree of variance in the recovery following a VolumaLift procedure. Some individuals such as those who do not generally swell or bruise can look good within a few hours. Other individuals undergoing the same procedure may take one or two days, with a tremendous amount of swelling and a modest degree of bruising. However, Dr. Mulholland’s gentle technique combined with the microcannula and the deeper depth of injection greatly minimizes the risk of significant bruising, swelling and asymmetry.

Outcomes

In general, most patients who are in their 40s can achieve five to seven years of youth with a VolumaLift procedure. Individuals in their 50s and 60s, when combined with BOTOX Injectable and fractional rejuvenation, can often between eight and ten years of rejuvenation following VolumaLift and combination therapy. In general, it is best to plan to do these procedures on a Friday, which is Dr. Mulholland’s injection VolumaLift day, allowing you the weekend to recover before returning to work on Monday.

Benefits

Dr. Mulholland’s gentle technique combined with the microcannula and the deeper depth of injection greatly minimizes the risk of significant bruising, swelling and asymmetry.

Additional Procedures

Many patients also combine their VolumaLift not only with BOTOX injectable and soft tissue fillers, but with procedures such as the thread lift to elevate their jowls or with some under-the-neck treatment devices such as the FaceTite, which is an under-the-skin heating technique developed by Dr. Mulholland, and fractional rejuvenation to get smoothening and tightening of their neck.

Cost

Dr. Mulholland is careful to price his VolumaLift so that you’re paying for what you need and not what you can afford. Because Dr. Mulholland is one of the highest volume injectors in Canada, he’s able to command favourable pricing from manufacturers and he’s able to pass these prices on to you, his VolumaLift patients. General VolumaLift pricing can start at $4,499 for up to six syringes of Juvéderm® Voluma™. Up to ten syringes of Juvéderm® Voluma™ generally can be achieved for $4,499. Combination therapy with fractional rejuvenation is often combined at no additional cost and most patients will combine their laser VolumaLif lift with their BOTOX injectable brow lift and facial shaping therapy.

Next Steps

Toronto VolumaLift patients should simply fill out the appointment request form or “ask a question” form and upload up to 3 photos for Dr. Mulholland to review.

About

As the developer, pioneer and world expert on VolumaLift treatment, most patients seek out Toronto Plastic Surgeon Dr. Mulholland for his expertise and his exquisite esthetic judgment. As Dr. Mulholland is one of Canada’s busiest facelift surgeons, he has an inherent instinct and understanding of facial proportion and beauty and his VolumaLift procedure allows him to offer this kind of facial rejuvenation expertise without a surgical procedure.