Can Restylane or Juvederm work to even out my cheeks? One is gaunt, far less full than the other.

Dr. Dean Kane Q & A Q. Can Restylane or Juvederm work to even out my cheeks? One is gaunt, far less full than the other. By ‘cheeks’ I mean the area 1.5″ below the cheek bone, pressing on which touches my first upper molar from the front. pressing on which touchesOne doctor told me that no matter how much is added there is no lasting effect. A. ​There are a variety of time proven methods to assist in facial fat atrophy associated with weight loss, injury or illness. ​ ​Historically, plastic and reconstructive surgeons have use fat injections which may require multiple sessions but has proven to be excellent for long term results. Other more temporary filler options to provide plumping of the thinner tissues include the hyaluronic acid gels. Sculptra, a bio-stimulant appears to provide a slow but steady improvement of firmness and thickening. ​ ​Each one of these options requires skill and artful injection. Please consult with a well experienced Board Certified Plastic Surgeon or Facial ENT Surgeon for examination, diagnosis and recommendations for improvement. ​ ​I hope this has been helpful. All the best!
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