Botox for V shaped face?
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Botox for Jaw
I believe that Botox for slimming the jaw line area is a great option to changing the frame of your face from being square to more V or U shaped. Please consult a professional in your area. I also recommend you get a consultation so you know all your options.
Botox for recontouring the face
Botox can be used effectively for changing the shape of the face. Some women have a square jaw which can have a masculinizing effect. An oval facial shape is is considered esthetically pleasing by most. The squareness of the jaw can be reduced by injecting Botox in the muscle near the angle of the jaw. Botox reduces the muscle bulk at the angle of the jaw and creates a more oval shape for the face. A bulky jaw can also be effectively treated with Botox in men. However, Botox does not make your face less chubby. Chubbiness is caused by the presence of fat which is not affected by Botox. If you are overweight, weight loss can help reduce facial fat. However, we develop hollow cheeks as we mature. Hollow cheeks are associated with an aging look. If you're not overweight and do not like chubby cheeks now, over time you will be glad that you have youthful fullness of your cheeks.
Botox is a great way to slim the face
Botox is a great way to slim the face in individuals who clench their jaw significantly, giving their face a more squared off appearance. I would suggest for you coming in for a consultation to see if you are a candidate, as if you already have chubby cheeks the “slimming” may be very subtle.
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Botox to slim the face
Hello, and thank you for your question!
Botox injected into the masseter muscle of the jaw can make the jawline slimmer and not so square - but it will only work if the fullness of the face is caused by muscle, and not by fatty tissue. You can tell the difference by doing the following: place your fingers over the area of your face that you want to have ""slimmed". Then clench your jaw. If you feel a muscle flexing in the area that you want to be slimmer, then Botox may work for you. If you do not, then Botox is not a good option for you. I hope this helps, and good luck!
Botox for facial shaping
Botox injections to the masseter muscle can be a very effective way to contour the jawline by reducing the size of the muscle over time. This can transform a square shaped jaw to the more V shaped jawline you are describing. The results can be very flattering. The treatment won't make full cheeks look slimmer however. Buccal fat pad reduction is the more appropriate method to sculpt that part of the face. My best recommendation is to seek consultation with a board-certified, experienced surgeon.
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