Could Chipmunk Cheeks Be Caused by Fraxel Restore?

I had one Fraxel Restore treatment with botox in crow's feet 5 weeks ago.I have the chipmunk look. The "apple" of my cheeks is much lower on my face and my smile looks like a grimmace.I thought this was from botox. Now I wonder if this was caused by the Fraxel Restore and could be permanent??

Doctor Answers 1

Fraxel won't cause chipmunk cheeks

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Fraxel Restore may cause slight swelling but not excessive and not permanent. The botox might have been injected too close to the cheek muscles for you. If this is the cause, it's temporary.

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