Lifting the corners of the mouth with fillers treats one of the signs of aging. As we age, the corners of our mouth droop. This happens as our upper cheeks descend, and we lose support in our lower face. Fortunately, fillers can restore the lost volume and rejuvenate this sign of aging. How they work [...]
Chin and marionette lines
This is a collection of posts that relate to rejuvenation of the chin and marionette lines.
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 [...]
Double trouble. That certainly is the truth when it comes to your chin. No one likes the look of excess fullness beneath the face, yet millions of Americans suffer from the dreaded double chin and do nothing to correct or eliminate it. Thankfully, we live in an age of medical miracles, with emerging technology and scientific [...]
Medical technology is an absolute brilliant thing. The advances we have made in the last ten years are lightyears ahead of where we were, and it’s only going to become more fascinating from here on out. Recently, cosmetic rejuvenation has been making leaps and bounds in the industry. With the desire to stay young echoing [...]
As we age, our face changes in various ways. Two of the ways our face changes with age are noticeable in the lower face. The chin can become pebbly appearing, and the corners of the mouth can turn downward making a frown. These changes happen, in part, because our face loses volume with age. Volume [...]
The marionette lines are wrinkles that run from the corners of the mouth down toward the sides of the chin. They are wedged between the jowls and the chin. Marionette lines start to appear by the late 30’s or early 40’s, but the age when they become noticeable varies considerably by person. They are called [...]
These are areas that are approved to be treated with Juvederm XC. They are some of the most common areas treated, but other areas that can be filled include the lips, cheeks, and grooves under the eyes. In this picture, a total of 3 syringes of Juvederm were used.
The cost of liposuction of the chin and neck depends on several factors including how much fat there is to be removed and whether the area has already been treated by liposuction. If the chin or neck has already been sculpted by liposuction, it will be more difficult to treat again because of fibrosis and [...]