Loss of support in ligaments and loss of dermal elasticity, or skin elasticity, contributes and assists in the descent of the cheek and cheek fat pad. With a descent and droopiness of the cheek there is a hollowing out of the lower eyelid region, a loss of cheek volume and projection. There can be multiple grooves across the cheek in addition of the smile lines, with a down going descent at the corner of the mouth and more evident jowl, with loss of the jaw line.
All these features and signs of droopiness and descent of the cheek can be addressed with different procedures. Different maintenance treatments are used to improve the appearance of deflated cheeks, and may include Botox Injectables, soft tissue dermal fillers, fractional infrared and radio frequency skin tightening procedures.
Are You a Candidate?
Patients suffering from droopy cheeks are experiencing a common area of facial aging, specifically, facial aging influences resulting from a loss the fullness of youth and subcutaneous fat (under the skin fat) that is present in a youthful cheek.
There are a variety of treatments available to SpaMedica patients to restore a natural and compelling cheek appearance and facial rejuvenation:
Photofacial: Photofacial treatment stimulates the production of your own collagen and after approximately 5 treatments the fine lines appear smoother. FotoFacials produce a smoother, youthful, vital and less-blemished looking skin.
Dermal Fillers: Botox Injectables can be used to relax the muscles that pull the cheek down creating the illusion of a cheek lift or mid-facelift effect. In addition to Botox Injectables or soft tissue dermal fillers there are certain lasers and radiofrequency devices that can be used to tighten the skin of droopy, lax and elderly soft tissue of the cheeks improving cheek wrinkles.
Fractionated Laser Systems
Fractional laser skin therapy is used to create a smoother skin appearance and tightening through the use high energy focused to target the skin, stimulating the production of collagen and elastin.
Fractional RF Skin Tightening
Non-ablative radio frequency heating systems are therapeutic devices designed for the stimulation of collagen and elastin production, and are used in non-surgical treatments for skin tightening.
One of the easiest, minimally invasive, common and non surgical treatments for droopiness and deflation of the cheek includes restoration of the volume of the cheek through use of a safe, long lasting, reversible injectable soft tissue dermal fillers.
SpaMedica has been treating deflated cheek patients since 1997 and brings a tremendous amount of experience and expertise to your treatment options. Dr. Mulholland is one of Canada’s most reputable, recognized, and experienced facial rejuvenation specialists and his SpaMedica facility is among the best of its kind in the entire country.