Gravity, constant facial movements, and heredity all play a role in the development of your facial features. As time progresses, your skin and underlying muscles become lax, causing cheeks to droop and jowls to form. These age-related changes can create an imbalance in your facial profile and leave you feeling self-conscious. Dr. Nelson offers both surgical and non-surgical options to augment your chin, cheeks, and jawline in order to enhance the shape of your face and build your confidence.
Gravity has left your cheeks with a hollowed appearance
Your chin lacks projection
Aging features have disrupted facial balance and harmony
Jowls have begun to form
Your profile makes you look older than you feel
Fillers offer non-surgical options for chin, cheek, and jaw augmentation. They contour the face by adding volume to areas that have hollowed or lack projection and definition. They can also mask the appearance of jowls. We offer several filler products, including Sculptra® Aesthetic, RADIESSE®, JUVÉDERM VOLUMA® XC, and Restylane® Lyft™. Injectable fillers can last from one and a half to two years.
While there are many options to choose from, new fillers are approved every year, and there is no need to worry about learning about every type of filler. Dr. Nelson can help you decide which filler is best during your consultation.
Fat grafting borrows fat from a donor area (such as the abdomen, thighs, hips, or buttocks) to enhance your desired facial area. Since the augmenting material is your own fat, there is no chance of rejection or allergic complications. Fat grafting can enhance the cheeks, chin, and jawline to promote facial balance and harmony, giving you a more defined and confidence-enhancing profile.
The most permanent facial augmentation comes in the form of facial implants. Implants can lift and enhance sagging or depressed cheeks, augment an aging jawline, or aid in the projection of an under-developed chin. Dr. Nelson offers silicone implants in a variety of sizes, shapes, and styles.
Unlike fillers and fat grafting, implants will not be absorbed or changed with time, and the results are permanent.
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