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Dermal Filler – Jaw

01 Jan 1970

ACM

  • identify a weakness or an area a patient would like to enhance with dermal filler, to achieve better composition, rejuvenation or restoration of their face.

 

ACM Who is a suitable candidate?

L:  Most people are suitable. however, those with pre-exisiting facial conditions or complications are taken into consideration rpito to proceeding with treatment.

 

ACM Why

L:

  • It is not permanent,
  • Budget
  • They don’t want invasive surgery or the downtime associated with it
  • They may only need a subtle tweak, small amount of filler to restore what they have.

 

ACM

What are the differing

Males: aiming for a wider chin and more angualur jawline

Women: Support sagging of the skin, along the jawline and to keep the chin in proportion to balance facial features (smaller chin).

 

Over 50 patients

Consider other areas, ie. temples and midface as well as jawline to address support and to achieve as much lift in the jawline.

 

Majority of patients reasons behind it?

females: to get a sharper jawline

male: enhance, masculine definition and shape.

 

Have you seen an increase in non-surgical in the last two years

  • with the likes of Kylie Jenner etc. face shapes changing, more accessible

 

Jordan had:

Cheeks (midface)

Chin

Jaw

Multiple areas were treated to achieve the holistic balance of his face, to gain proportion which included multiple syringes of filler.

 

How many MLS are usually used for a jawline rejuvenation with dermal filler

starting from 2ml upwards, of the thicker premium product.

A combination of jaw and chin – 2ml to 4ml

depending on how heavy (skin laxity) and recessive chin the patient is.

 

OTHER THINGS TO NOTE:

  • A combination of treatments may be required depending on the patient’s individual concerns and anatomy. This might includes masseter injections to relax and slim the back area of the jaw.
  • Neckbands, they insert into the jawline by relaxing these, there is less of a pull from the jawline which over time preserves the sharpness of the jawline.
  • DAO’s’- helps again the muscles that pull the corners of the mouth down, by releasing that it will help give a lift.
  • Mentalis (chin), the chin muscle action is the lift, elevate which can cause a shortening of the chin and chin creases. If you relax, it can often lengthen it.

 

Are there side effects:

Cosmetic inconvenience brusing and swelling is common and something to factor in, in everyday life.

 

What can you do to prepare

-no alcohol for 24’hours before tx

-no antiinflammatories

-if you have any dental infections or cold sores, no treatment to go-ahead

-if you have any dental work coming up, post-pone fillers and relaxer until after dental work.

 

 

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Dr. Glenn Murray (AHPRA Registration MED0001196978) Registered Medical Practitioner. General disclaimer: Patient outcomes can vary due to factors such as... genetics, diet, age, exercise, lifestyle, weight, and overall health. It’s essential to understand that all invasive surgeries come with inherent risks and require a recovery period and specific care regimen. Detailed information regarding surgical risks and complications is available here, but it is advisable to conduct thorough research and obtain a second opinion to ensure you are able to make an informed decision. Please note that the information provided is general in nature and does not constitute medical advice or establish a doctor-patient relationship. For real patient images, please visit our Before and After page. Please be advised that surgical outcomes vary, from patient to patient, and comprehensive research is crucial before making any decisions. This website contains imagery which is only suitable for audiences 18+.

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