This new injectable is a hyaluronic-acid filler approved specifically by the FDA for mid-face volume loss. Translation: When we get older, we start to lose elasticity and fullness in our faces, which leads to cheek "hollowing" and loss of youthful plumpness. Voluma, says Dr. Derek Jones (one of the researchers on the just-released clinical study and a consultant for Allergan, the makers of Voluma), is specifically designed to lift and contour the mid-face from age-related volume loss.
For those women who are endlessly frustrated by the small pockets of fat underneath their chin, good news might be on the way. At the ASDS meeting, it was announced that a new injectable named ATX-101 is in late stages of clinical trials and seeking FDA approval.
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