Cheeks and nasolabial folds

This is a collection of posts that relate to treatment of the cheeks and nasolabial folds.

Cheek fillers are an essential tool for rejuvenation and enhancement. However, how do you take of yourself after having them? In this post, I will answer common questions from patients regarding cheek filler aftercare and share my recommendations. BeforeAfter Bruising, swelling and cheek filler aftercare Any time a filler is injected, bruising and swelling may [...]

Both Restylane and Juvederm are hyaluronic acid based fillers, and choosing between them depends on several factors. Firstly, let’s quickly review where we commonly use these fillers. Both fill nasolabial folds, marionette lines, and the corners of the mouth. In addition, they each plump under eye hollows, lip lines, and cheek and frown lines. Both [...]

As we age, volume is lost in our cheeks. That’s why filling our cheeks is one of the most effective ways to rejuvenate. Choosing the best cheek filler, though, depends on multiple factors. The ideal cheek filler is one that provides strong support and lift without looking unnatural, one that lasts for a long time, [...]

Perlane recently changed its name to Restylane Lyft and reintroduced itself as a filler for cheek augmentation and the correction of age-related, midface contour deficiencies. With this name change, the Restylane family of products is more complete. Now there is Restylane, Restylane Silk, and Restylane Lyft. All of these products are made from hyaluronic acid. [...]

Cheek aging manifests itself in several ways.  As we get older, our cheeks deflate and sag, wrinkles develop, and brown spots and dilated blood vessels appear. Cheeks deflate and sag with age from the combination of a loss of underlying bone and fat, and from weakening of the skin.  It may come as a surprise that [...]