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
"Facelift/Browlift for a 60-Something - I'm 62 years old and was watching my jawline, cheeks, and eyelids start to sink. I went to Dr. Brackup after hearing rave reviews about his skill from my hair stylist. The doctor and his staff could not have been more helpful and open in answering my questions and concerns. The procedure--a facelift and browlift--was done six months ago, and I am very happy with it. The result is "refreshed"..."- C. / RealSelf / Jun 08, 2018
"A very satisfied two-month post surgery patient - I found Dr. Brackup very professional from the very beginning at my consultation. I was interested in having an upper and lower blepharoplasty with laser treatment under my eyes. After discussing my options, looking at before and after photos, and explaining the process and answering all my questions, I decided to schedule my surgery for 3/6/18. As I write this review I am two months post..."- K. / RealSelf / May 13, 2018
"I’m a physician and a patient so it’s hard to find a doctor that I can trust yet alone recommend. The results of being ill and a long a contentious divorce left my face looking ravaged looking at least 15 years older than I was. Dr. Brackup did a facelift and laser resurfacing. Now everyone says , even my older brother ( who notices nothing) that I look at least 15 years younger. Dr. Brackup and his staff are so patient and kind. The prices are lower than most places. 10 STARS"- Anonymous / Healthgrades / May 03, 2018
"New Life Starts ! - I’m a physician and a patient. Dr. Brackup first repaired my upper eyelid on one side and then a few years later the other because of ocular myasthenia gravis. I have multiple autoimmune diseases. He did a wonderful job and was so kind and gentle. The result of being ill and a long a contentious divorce left my face looking ravaged and at least 15 years older than I was. I never thought I w..."- P. / RealSelf / May 03, 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.