what will help reduce these droopy areas at the sides of the mouth? What are they called? (photo)
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Visible Lines around the face
The best solution for your case I believe is S-Lift or MACS lift or Spring Thread Lift.
Also alternative and acceptable methods to correct the lines are fat transfer or filler injection.
Marionette Lines Respond Well To Neuromodulators (Botox, Dysport, Xeomin) & Volumizing Fillers
Fortunately, the marionette lines can be treated quite easily by addressing both problems. The dynamic downward pull of the muscles can be lessened by the injection of a few microdroplets of a neuromodulator, such as Botox, Dysport or Xeomin, and the static component resulting from the changes in the fat compartment above can be restored by injecting a volumizing filler, such as Perlane L, to lift and buttress the area immediately below the droopy corners. The earlier one starts treatment the better to improve the appearance and even prevent progression.
Given the fact that we have emphasized that part of appropriate treatment is to soften muscular activity of the depressor muscles, not only would facial exercises not be of value, they theoretically could prove counterproductive.
Drooping corners of the mouth can be treated with Botox and filler
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this muscle is called the depressor anguli oris. Sometimes people refer to it as a DAO injection.
in any case UR a bit on the young side so proceed very cautiously. weight loss may have something to do with it and that if you lose volume in your cheeks or midface it may allow your mouth and lower half of the face to appear more drawn.
He should get a consultation before proceeding with an injection and if you do make it very conservative.