Do I require a facelift for my sagging cheeks? I hate the sagging around my mouth. (Photo)
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If you want to rejuvenate your mid cheek and mouth region, then you are an ideal candidate for non-surgical modalities, such as anti-wrinkle injections, filler and skin care regime.
I hope this helps and good luck.
Do I require a facelift for my sagging cheeks?
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Too early for a facelift
This would probably be better addressed with nonsurgical treatments such as skin tightening devices and injectable fillers. I would recommend consulting with a facial plastic surgeon to determine the best option.
Do I require a facelift for my sagging cheeks? I hate the sagging around my mouth.
You would be a good candidate for fillers or Ultherapy
Adding volume to your face with dermal fillers is a better option than a facelift.
Sagging cheeks and jowls
Sagging cheeks and jowls
Various options for facelifting and skin texture improvements are available according to the skin laxity and areas of lift or tightening you wish or need. Both surgical and minimally invasive / non-surgical options are listed below.
1.Surgical lifts would be likened to
pulling the bedspread and or top-sheet of your bed up to the head-board and
removing the excess material.
2.Minimally invasive procedures such as fillers provide volume such as adjusting a pillow under the bedspread.
3.Botox and Dysport act by pulling the top-sheet which drags the bedspread upwardly. If the bedspread (or skin) continues to fall to the foot of the bed despite fillers, Botox or Dysport you will need to consider a facelift.
4.Minimally invasive procedures such as Sculptra will firm the bedspread with improvements in folds, lines and wrinkles.
5.Non-invasive options such as laser and light therapies, skin tightening products and technologies perform their tightening and smoothening of the skin similar to sending your bedspread to the dry cleaners. A more refreshed, even colored, glowing smoother and tighter spread covers the surface of the bed.
I hope this has helped.
All the best!
Dean Kane, MD, FACS
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