Kenalog Steroid Injection

Can kenalog-10 be injected to reduce moderate jowling? Would this be a less invasive method than liposuction?

Doctor Answers 3

Kenalog and jowels

The short answer is no. Kenalog injections may help reduce scars or keloids but. often fails. You need to see an experienced surgeon for you issue.

Los Angeles Facial Plastic Surgeon
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Kenalog Injections are not a replacement for Liposuction

Kenalog is a sterlid and will cause atrophy of the area.  This is not a replacement for liposuction or a surgical procedure such as facelift.  It would be best for you to see a board certified plastic surgeon to discuss all of your options.  


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David Shafer, MD
New York Plastic Surgeon
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The answer to this question is no.

Kenalog is not going to be an appropriate means of improving a moderate jowl.  I recommend that you see a facial cosmetic surgery specialist who can assess you and discuss the most appropriate options for improving your lower face.  Options include a lower facelift, facial fillers, chin implant, and lower face liposuction for some.

Kenneth D. Steinsapir, MD
Beverly Hills Oculoplastic Surgeon
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