A jawline filler procedure is a minimally invasive cosmetic injectable treatment that can improve the appearance of a person’s jawline. The procedure involves injecting fillers into specific areas along the jawline in order to add volume and definition.
Jawline filler procedures can be used to correct a number of aesthetic concerns, such as a lack of definition, an undefined jawline, or a “double chin.” A double chin, also known as submental fullness, is a common condition that occurs when a layer of fat accumulates below your chin. This can make you look like you have two chins and can add to the appearance of a fuller face.
The most common type of filler used for jawline augmentation is hyaluronic acid (HA). HA is a naturally-occurring substance that is found in our skin, connective tissues, and joints. When injected, it acts as a “filler” to add volume to the treated area. HA fillers are safe and effective and are typically well-tolerated by patients.
Jawline filler procedures are typically performed using a fine needle or cannula. The injector will numb the treatment area before carefully injecting the filler into the desired areas. The whole procedure takes about 30 minutes to complete, and you can expect to see immediate results.
There is minimal downtime associated with jawline filler procedures. You may experience some redness, swelling, and bruising at the injection sites, but these side effects should resolve within a few days. To help reduce swelling and bruising, you can apply cold compresses to the treated area and avoid strenuous activity for 24 hours after your procedure.
The best way to reduce the risk of complications and ensure a smooth recovery from your jawline filler procedure is to follow the aftercare instructions provided by your practitioner. In general, these will include avoiding strenuous activity, exposure to sunlight, and touching or massaging the treated area for at least 24 hours following the procedure. Additionally, you should sleep with your head elevated for the first few nights after the procedure to minimize swelling.
It is also important to keep the area clean and free of makeup for at least 24 hours following the procedure. You can gently cleanse the area with a mild soap and water solution if needed. Be sure to pat the area dry rather than rubbing it. If you experience any symptoms of infection such as redness, swelling, or discharge from the injection site, be sure to contact your practitioner right away.
In most cases, recovery from a jawline filler procedure is fairly straightforward. However, following these simple tips will help to ensure that you experience the best possible results and minimize any potential complications
If you are considering a jawline filler procedure, be sure to do your research and select a reputable injector. It is important to understand the risks and side effects of any cosmetic procedure before going ahead with treatment. Here at our office, we take patient safety and satisfaction very seriously. We would be happy to answer any questions you may have about the jawline filler procedure or any other cosmetic treatments we offer. Contact us today at Renew Me Medspa to schedule a consultation.