In the past, a desire to alter the facial profile meant a surgical facelift While the facelift may still be the best bet for patients with a significant amount of aging, others are finding they can get positive results without incisions, anesthesia or downtime. Introducing the latest craze in facial contouring, injectable treatments that offer excellent results without surgery.
What it is
Non-surgical facial contouring utilizes a combination of soft tissue fillers to restore youthful volume to areas like the cheeks and jawline. The procedure offers superb versatility, as we can adjust the specific formulations used, the amounts and the location of the injections to provide patients with results according to their specifications. We will help you select the best formulas for your specific needs, giving you a full facial enhancement in just a single treatment session.
What it Treats
Facial contouring using injectable treatments can address any of the following concerns:
- Provide subtle lift to a drooping brow
- Restore volume under the eyes for a refreshed look
- Give hollowed cheeks additional volume and definition
- Minimize the appearance of bumps on the bridge of the nose
- Restore definition to the jawline and address minor skin sagging
- Add fullness to aging lips
More than one area can be addressed in a single treatment session, making facial contouring of this nature convenient as well as effective. Neuromodulators like Botox can also be included in the treatment to smooth away facial wrinkles at the same time volume is restored.
Who it’s for
Facial contouring with injectables can be performed on both men and women with mild to moderate signs of aging, such as facial lines, skin sagging and loss of volume. The procedure offers temporary results, so patients must be willing to schedule treatments periodically if they wish to maintain their results. In some cases, results of dermal fillers may last up to 1-2 cyears before a touch-up treatment is required.
How it’s Done
Injectable treatments can be performed right in our office and take just a few minutes to complete. Injections are administered using a relatively small needle, close to the skin’s surface. Deeper injections may be formulated with a numbing solution like lidocaine to the make the procedure more comfortable. Patients can also request a topical numbing solution if they are worried about discomfort or are getting their injections in a sensitive area like the lips.