Bringing Volume and Smoothness to Your Face

Beautiful girl recieveing Injection in Nuance Aesthetics in Salt Lake City, Utah

You lose volume in many areas of your face as you age.  The areas that tend to lose volume include the cheeks, the brow, and the lips. Cheeks sag and lose volume, and they move from their usual high position in your face near the eyes to lower areas.

Losing facial volume in your face is a natural aging process, and in addition to age, environment, and genetics determine facial volume loss. Certain medications, weight loss and gain, stress, and other lifestyle factors also contribute to facial volume loss. There is a solution! Facial volume treatment in SLC, Utah, helps to bring back facial volume by using non-surgical therapies performed in the clinic. These include facial fillers and restore volume within a short amount of time.

How Can I If My Face Has Volume Loss?

Volume loss is easy to spot. When facial volume diminishes, the skin starts to acquire lines or wrinkles due to collagen and facial fat depletion. You can see hollowing around the eye sockets in addition to sunken temples, flattened cheeks, and loss of skin tightness around your jawline. Fine lines appear on your lips and around your nose, and nasolabial folds form around the corners of your nose and mouth. Oral commissures develop beneath the corner of your mouth, and your skin is drier, thinner, and less vibrant.

According to facial volume treatment in SLC, Utah, heredity, and normal aging processes are the leading causes of facial volume loss. There is also medication use that can cause facial volume loss as well as stress, lifestyle factors, numerous traumas, and extreme dieting or frequent weight gain and loss. Extreme “yo-yo” dieting causes stretching of ligaments that support your face’s soft tissues.

Your facial volume loss is accompanied by loss of blood vessels, fat layers, and collage. These loses cause the skin to sink in from the lack of natural supports. If you smoke, layout in the sun, and have a severe illness; these also contribute to the general loss of facial volume.

Solutions to Facial Volume Loss

There are facial volume treatments in SLC, Utah, that can help stop the facial volume loss.  Nuance Aesthetics is the perfect clinic to find non-surgical aesthetic procedures for facial volume loss.

Facial volume treatment in Salt Lake City, Utah, can vary in time from 10 to 30 minutes. Procedures are done in the clinic, and no anesthesia is needed. Pain is typically at a minimum, and if you are feeling pain, care can be taken to make you as comfortable as possible.

Once the procedure is completed, you can drive home and resume your daily activities. You may be asked not to exercise vigorously the day of the procedure or lay down flat for a few hours after the procedure. Watch for bruising or swelling but note that bruising and swelling does not last long.

Facial volume treatment in SLC, Utah includes the line of Restylane products that include Restylane Lyft, Restylane Silk, and Restylane Define as well as the Juvéderm family of products.

Restylane is used with a stabilized hyaluronic acid designed to mimic the boy’s hyaluronic acid. It corrects moderate to severe facial wrinkles and folds and can last up to 12 months. You may need repeated treatments, but Restylane is safe, and FDA approved.

Restylane Lyft is an injectable hyaluronic acid that is injected into particular areas of your face. Hyaluronic acid is a natural product in your body and can increase the elasticity and fullness to your skin. Facial volume treatment in SLC, Utah, may include Restylane Lyft to solve the volume loss in your face. Check with Nuance Aesthetics to find out if this treatment is right for you.

The Juvéderm family of products is also made from hyaluronic acid and used to reduce the appearance of wrinkles and add volume to a thinning face. Juvéderm’s Ultra is incredible for treating very fine lines and scars and can also be used to provide silkiness to the skin.

Juvéderm Ultra Plus is designed for much deeper injections and also contains hyaluronic acid fillers.  Juvéderm Ultra Plus is the product of choice for patients who are in their 20s and 30s. Also, ask about Voluma that is designed to restore facial volume and help give you a more refreshed and youthful appearance.

Contact Nuance Aesthetics facial volume treatment in SLC, UT, for a consultation about their services for both men and women.


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Jackson Rhudy, MD

Owner/Medical Director

Dr. Jackson Rhudy is a board-certified physician who has been practicing in Salt Lake since 1974. After an initial career in emergency medicine, he developed an interest in the new technologies emerging in the field of aesthetics utilizing non-surgical techniques such as lasers, Botox, and injectable fillers. He sought training from leading experts in the aesthetic field at multiple locations in the US and Europe and in 2000 he founded an aesthetic practice called Light Touch Laser Skin Care Center. It rapidly became a leading aesthetic practice in the Salt Lake City area. In 2010, he sold the practice and focused on his other endeavor, Optimum Clinical Research– a private research site that performs clinical trials on new pharmaceutical drugs. But continuing demand from former aesthetic patients led to the formation of a new aesthetic practice in July 2015. Reuniting with a former colleague, Jill Miller, they started Nuance Aesthetics—a practice devoted to providing excellence in the field of non-surgical aesthetics by offering experience and expertise with the utmost integrity. Dr. Rhudy maintains his board certification in emergency medicine and is the only physician in Salt Lake City who is board certified in laser surgery.

When Dr Rhudy isn’t in the office, he loves riding his bike up City Creek. He has always had a passion for learning and growing in the medical field which is why he spends a lot of free time researching the latest treatments and technology that keeps Nuance ahead of the curve. 

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