Why is it that 5 plastic surgeons cannot fix this? They fill me up with fillers but can't fix my problem? (Photo)
Doctor Answers 1
Fillers and anatomy
Your folds are purely anatomic. The jugal fold, the nasolabial fold and the labiomental fold correspond to three different anatomical ligamentous structures (the zygomaticocutaneous ligament, the insertion of the levator labii muscle, and the mandibular ligament). Since these structures are fibrous, it is not possible to fill too much, otherwise the filler material will be dislodged laterally from the fibrous tissue that is deeply anchored to the SMAS or to the bone. I would suggest to think about a delicate fat graft to reshape the overall contour without making your face puffy.