This Is the First HA Filler to Get FDA Approval for the Jawline

We advised you all the approach again in January {that a} new hyaluronic acid filler was being examined in the U.S. in the decrease face to present extra definition, and at the moment Allergan Aesthetics, an AbbVie firm, introduced that Juvéderm Volux was authorized by the Food and Drug Administration for use alongside the jawline.

Earlier this 12 months, Beverly Hills, CA dermatologist Ava Shamban, MD, advised us {that a} filler for decrease face reshaping and contouring was on its approach: “There is a product being used in Europe called Juvéderm Volux that is in trials here in the United States for use on the jawline,” she famous.

Filler used in this area—generally mixed with neurotoxin injections to create a slimming impact in the decrease face—has been carried out off-label for years, nonetheless, Volux is the first product that will get the FDA’s stamp of approval for this space.

Miami dermatologist Jeremy Green, MD, who served as a medical trial investigator, mentioned individuals reported excessive satisfaction with the outcomes of their therapy. “At six months post-treatment, 89.7 percent of treatment group participants were willing to recommend the treatment to a friend, with the majority continuing to recommend treatment at 12 months,” shared Dr. Green in AbbVie’s press launch. “I am excited to now be able to offer this treatment option to all of my patients seeking an improved jawline.”

While Radiesse (+) is already FDA-approved for the jawline space, it’s made from calcium hydroxylapatite, which suggests it’s a longer-lasting filler nevertheless it’s not reversible. Volux, a hyaluronic acid filler, is claimed to final up to six months and is firmer and better in viscosity, or thickness, than different HA fillers designed for the lips, cheeks and chin. Like all HA fillers, Volux may be reversed if wanted utilizing an enzyme often known as hyaluronidase. According to Allergan’s press supplies, Volux supplies “even more structure, cohesivity and lift capacity to create an improved jawline that appears more defined in real life and on camera.”

“It’s certainly a welcome addition to Juvéderm’s line of hyaluronic acid products,” says West Palm Beach, FL dermatologist Kenneth Beer, MD. “It’s thick enough that it can sculpt the jaw without looking jowly. It’s great for patients that have lost definition in the lower face and have that sort of have that hound-dog look that occurs as you start to age. This is going to help reshape the jaw into something more youthful and defined.”

“Having a strong jawline is the crux of maintaining a youthful neck not to mention a feminine yet powerful face,” provides Dr. Shamban. “With the approval of Volux we have one more product that fits the bill.”