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Which Between Filler or Fat is Injected Deeper for Marionette Lines?
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Fat injection vs fillers for marionette lines
Biologic fillers such as fat and LiveFill are typically placed at deeper levels. However in many instances, hyaluronic acid fillers and other fillers are placed very deep as well, depending on the area. We achieve our best results for the marionette lines when we divide the DAO (frowning muscle of the mouth) and augment the marionette area with specifically placed LiveFill(R) grafts, made of untraumatized fat and fascia. This allows a very precise placement of the graft material not...
Fat is injected deeper than dermal fillers like Restylane or Juvederm
Dermal fillers such as Juvederm, Restylane, Collagen, and Radiesse are injected into the lower layer of the dermis of the skin whereas fat is injected under the skin in the fat or subcutaneous layer. Fat tends to shift or gravitate down into the jowls when it is injected into the marionette grooves whereas dermal fillers stay where they are put and does better.
Fat or fillers injection depth
Dermal fillers are just that fillers that are placed in the deep dermis or superficial subcutaneous layer. Fat is usually placed in the subcutaneous space.