Skinny thin saggy face.. What are my options? (photos)
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There are any number of fillers that can increase volume with Voluma being definitely one of the ones that I would most recommend. Your results are going to depend on the skill of your injector as well as the anatomy of your face. Make sure that you see either a board certified plastic surgeon or cosmetic dermatologist who has a lot of experience with fillers, but also be realistic about your expectations. Hope this helps.
How to treat a sagging face
For the concerns you have expressed I recommend Voluma, Restylane Lyft, or Sculptra. Voluma and Restylane Lyft are similar, with the exception of Voluma having a two year lifespan and Restylane Lyft offering a one year lifespan. Sculptra stimulates your own collagen, so the result is long lasting, but not instant. I typically place these fillers in the outer midface to promote lift and provide volume in the areas that cause you concern.
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How to treat a saggy face?
Thanks for your question. Based on your photo, it is hard to fully evaluate your face. In general, patients who complain of a thin face do well with either a bio-stimulant or a filler. For over-all facial volumization, some patients do well with a series of Sculptra or fat injections. For patients who need their midface lifted and volumized--therefor helping the nasolabial folds as well as early jowl, fillers are fantastic for the midface. I suggest you seek out a board certified plastic surgeon who is skilled with facial filler as well as fat injections to fully evaluate you and discuss your best and safest options. I hope this helps!
Sculptra Treatment for Lower Face
Hi, For volume replacement due to volume loss of the lower face, fat grafting or Sculptra is the most ideal filler. Sculptra is a more natural approach in that it stimulates your own collagen and improves the overall integrity of the skin. The number of vials of Sculptra is most often based on decades of age (ie. 40 years of age estimated 4 total vials) and amount of volume loss. 1-2 vials are injected at each session, one month at a time. Sculptra results are not immediate and takes 90 days from the last treatment for complete results. For additional “lift” consider treating the upper and lower face with Botox or Ultherapy pre or post Sculptra.
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Sculptra for Volume Loss
Skin, saggy face - what to do?
- First, we all tend to look saggy if photographed face down. It is no one's best post.
- You will do best with a consultation with a plastic surgeon but your one photo suggests -
- Filler - 1 - 2 ccs of Juvederm UP - in the lines around the mouth (nasolabial folds and cheek lines)
- For cheek hollows, Radiesse has worked well for my patients.
- Perhaps a small chin implant to add volume there.
- Microneedling to thicken the skin with tretinoin (Vitamin A based) and vitamin C.
Depending upon your candidacy you may benefit from Sculptra which helps stimulate your own collagen. Sculptra results are gradual which provides a natural look. Results can be long lasting. I would recommend an in person exam to further discuss your candidacy.
Options for thin saggy face
Thank you for your question. Looking at the photo that you provided, I would recommend using Sculptra for your volume loss. Sculptra is a pure bio-stimulator, not a filler, so the results will not be instantaneous. Sculptra stimulates your own collagen over time, so the results are very natural looking. Using diluted Voluma with a canula is another option, and you would see the results immediately. You want to make sure you go to someone who is very experienced with injecting Voluma with a canula. When done well, the look is very smooth and natural. Both Voluma and Sculptra will require multiple vials. I hope that helps!
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