Cosmetic Surgery Specialists in Langhorne, Bucks County, PA is pleased to offer the newest product in the Juvéderm family of injectable fillers, Volbella XC to restore volume to the lips. Using the safe VYCROSS® filler technology found in most Allergan™ products, Volbella adds temporary volume to the upper and lower lips for a full appearance with fewer lines and wrinkles in and around the lips. Double board-certified cosmetic surgeon and ophthalmologist Dr. Alan Brackup carefully chooses the best dose of Volbella to give each patient attractive, and natural-looking enhancement to the lips. The results of Volbella injections usually last for about a year, so patients don't have to worry about frequent touch-up treatments or watching their results fade quickly. For the safety of our patients, Volbella XC can only be used on patients who are over 21 years old.
"My search was over after being referred to Dr. Brackup!!!. My son's wedding was coming up in August, 2016. My eyes were horrible .When I smiled you saw know eye's. I met one surgeon that was scared to remove the lower bags. How would that look? Didn't make sense. With Time running out by chance I when to a new hairdresser, that had her eyes done and look beautiful. Even though Dr. had a busy schedule,he made it a point to fit me in for June 28th. I was assured my eye's would look beautiful by August 20th. Dr. Brackup was right. I had Upper and lower procedures done. Dr. sculpted my eyes to compliment my high cheek bones. They are beautiful. At 60 years old I look twenty years younger!! Dr. Brackup and his entire staff were kind and honestly the best experience I ever had. He is gifted with hands of gold. He only works from the neck up and is a oculoplastic surgeon. My confident's is through the roof. I walk with my head high for the first time in a very long time. Thank you, Dr. Brackup for setting this butterfly free!! Before pictures click on Rosemarie P. Thanks"- R.P. / Yelp / Apr 06, 2017
"Better than amazing! - I had a wonderful experience with Dr. Brackup. From the moment I met him, I felt instantly comfortable. He is very personable, professional and knowledgeable. The office staff was awesome as well. The morning of the surgery I thought, “what am I doing?” Well, I made one of the most lifechanging desisions ever and am estatic. Filling surgery, Dr. Brackup and his staff provided me with all..."- N. / RealSelf / Jan 19, 2018
"I was unhappy with the sagging skin on my neck and face and had been looking for a solution for a long time. I was reluctant to go "under the knife" -- it just seemed so frightening. I also struggled with the stigma surrounding a face lift. But then I met Dr Brackup and his nurse Michele. They both have a way of making you feel comfortable and cared for. Dr Brackup listened to my concerns and assured me he could give me the results I was looking for. He kept telling me ...how happy I would be. I felt immediate trust. Michele is a gem, and always there to answer questions or address concerns."- M.W. / Facebook / Jan 10, 2018
"You are in the best care with Dr Brackup and staff - I was unhappy with the sagging skin on my neck and face and had been looking for a solution for a long time. I was reluctant to go "under the knife" -- it just seemed so frightening. I also struggled with the stigma surrounding a face lift. But then I met Dr Brackup and his nurse Michele. They both have a way of making you feel comfortable and cared for. Dr Brackup listened to my concerns..."- M. / RealSelf / Jan 10, 2018
"Better than I expected!! - Dr. Brackup is an amazing an incredibly skilled surgeon. I have been going to his office for years for different laser procedures but knew when it came time to have blepharoplasty there would be no doubt who would be doing it. I had upper and lower blepharoplasty and full face CO2 laser done 3 weeks ago and the results are even better than I ever imagined. The office is beautiful and his staff..."- L. / RealSelf / Jan 08, 2018
Lip and facial injections can provide you with a soft, look natural with spectacular results. Once you have the one-on-one consultation, your first Volbella injection session will take about 15 – 30 minutes in our office. We will cleanse the areas to be injected. If you are worried about pain, we can put a topical numbing gel on the area before the injection. You will feel a minor amount of pain, but keep in mind that the medication is blended with lidocaine as well.
What to Expect
You can expect some redness and swelling in the area after the injections. Once you leave our office please limit heavy exercise, protect your face from sun exposure, and abstain from drinking alcohol for at least 24 hours. If you wish to have a chemical peel or a facial laser treatment, please tell the person performing these rejuvenation treatments that you have had Volbella injections.
Plan Your Procedure
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am I a Candidate?
Men and women, who meet the age of 21 requirement, make ideal candidates for the Volbella injections. The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has not approved this drug for younger persons under 21. If you are taking immunosuppressive therapies, have severe allergies, a history of disproportionate scarring, or are taking blood thinning prescriptions, Volbella may not be the right choice for you. This will all be discussed during your consultation.
What are the risks?
Any medication problems you may have from your Volbella injections should last no more than 30 days, which may include bumpy skin at any site of injection, skin discoloration, swelling, bruising, pain, itching, or hardness under the skin. If you experience any discomforting side effects from this injectable, please contact our office as soon as possible to report it.
Do the injections hurt?
We will take every precaution to make Volbella injections as comfortable as possible. It may look painful when you view a video of the injections, however, we will provide you with a numbing agent (if necessary), and please keep in mind that Volbella has lidocaine blended into it as well. Of course, we do not want you to feel unnecessary pain, and will do our best to limit stinging injections.