Am I too young to have festoons? (Photo)
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Am I too young to have festoons?
It appears that you have some isolated swelling within your malar (upper cheek) area. You may have noticed that the area will have some better days than others. That is, some days it will look more prominent (or worse) than other days. This is typically secondary to sodium intake the day or night before. Alcohol and allergies can also worsen the area. Typically limiting your sodium intake (if you have no health issues) to 1500 milligrams a day often helps.
I would recommend trying diet changes first, and for an extended period of time (months). If these changes do not improve the condition lasering the skin and/or fillers can sometimes improve the area. But, fillers can also worsen the area if not performed correctly or if the wrong filler is used. A consultation with a facial plastic surgeon would be helpful for you in the future.
I hope this helps.
These are baby festoons.
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