I would like to know if the pocket under my lips are fat or muscle? (photos)

I have had a really fat face in the past, because I was a chubby kid, and I want to know how to get rid of this.

Doctor Answers 2

Lip Augmentation with Fillers or Lip Implant or Fat -- Go Slow, Use Cannulas

Fillers can be used to augment the lower cutaneous lip/chin area. I suggest seeing an expert.  Best, Dr. Emer.


Los Angeles Dermatologic Surgeon
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I would like to know if the pocket under my lips are fat or muscle?

Thank you for sharing your question and photographs.  Based on your photographs alone it appears that this pocket is your mentalis muscle which can be improved with Botox to help weaken it.  See an ASPS board certified plastic surgeon in consultation for a definite diagnosis and treatment recommendation.  

Nelson Castillo, MD
Atlanta Plastic Surgeon
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