The London Cosmetic Clinic offers V-shaped Face treatment.
A V-shaped face/ V-Lift is the latest beauty must-have. It’s a slim, oval face that narrows down to a sharp chin with a refined jawline. It’s sought after because it denotes youth, vitality, femininity and makes the face smaller, more defined and hence takes years off your appearance.
We will help you to achieve this V-shaped face, non-surgically using Botox and hyaluronic acid filler injections.
Botox is injected into the jawline. Whereas Hyaluronic acid filler is injected into the chin for a sharper, tighter look.
All treatments are carried out by cosmetic doctors.
The Benefits of V-Shaped Face
* Improve the definition of the chin and jaw line.
* To make the face shape oval, slim and sharp.
* Lengthen the chin to make the proportions of the face more balanced.
* Reshape the chin to be more feminine.
* Correct asymmetry of chin.
* With slimmer jawline, the cheeks become highlighted, adding definition and contour to the face.
Botulinum toxin is a protein produced by bacterium Clostridium botulinum. It relaxes muscle by temporarily blocking nerve impulses to the injected muscles. This reduces muscle activity that causes lines and wrinkles.
The cosmetic effect of Botulinum toxin was first documented as early as 1989 and was approved by the FDA in 2002. It is now regularly used by many, both male and female, as it is less intrusive and less artificial in appearance than the traditional form of treatment such as plastic surgery.
Botulinum toxin relaxes the injected muscle over the time, which leads in turn to a reduction in the overall size. Our cosmetic doctor will focuses the treatment precisely where the three heads of the muscle overlap (for maximal effect) and at the deep and superficial part of the muscle, which happens to correspond with where the muscle inserts into the bone. By reducing the muscle at the point of attachment to the bone, the bone can also reduce over time giving longer-lasting results without compromise to the strength of the bone. The aesthetic effect of reducing the flared nature of the jawline is only truly appreciated in the right candidate. Your experienced doctor will personally evaluate your face before deciding if you are suitable to have this treatment.
PRIOR THE TREATMENT :
The doctor will review your medical history to ensure you are suitable for the treatment, medically examine the jaw muscle to determine the injection sites and explain the procedure, after care, all possible complications and how to avoid prior the treatment.
THE TREATMENT :
The procedure is minimal pain. The doctor has a specialized method of injection that minimise discomfort without the need for an anaesthetic cream.
There are a few injections of Botulinum toxin per side of the jaw during the procedure.
POST TREATMENT CARE :
There really is no recovery period and significant swelling or bruising. The Botulinum toxin jaw slimming treatment takes only fifteen minutes as an in office procedure and you may drive home thereafter. There really are no restrictions in your activity post procedure.
However, patients must not rub or massage the treated area for 4 hours after the injection in order to prevent spreading of the medication. Specific after care instructions will be provided during your visit by our Clinic Coordinator.
Most patients do not have this problem as only corner part of the muscle will be relaxed, not all parts of the muscle. However, you may experience some tiring after chewing for a while, this phenomenon is only temporary and will go away in a short period of time, commonly within a week.
Juvéderm Voluma is the latest generation of hyaluronic acid (HA) volumisers from Juvederm and is specifically developed to restore lost facial volume and also to define and contour. (e.g. in the cheeks, cheekbones, and chin).
The product was developed to be a very smooth hyaluronic acid (HA) volumisers, making it easier to inject during treatment and resulting in a smooth, natural look and feel.
The gel in Voluma is biodegraded naturally and safely over time, lasting 6-18 months after treatment. Juvéderm Volumma is demonstrated in clinical studies for its safety and a high level of satisfaction with the results of treatment.
Hyaluronic acid filler, a smooth gel is injected to the chin and the experienced doctor will shape it accordingly. Every patient’s face is unique hence the doctor will inject the appropriate volume to shape and define the chin depending on the facial proportion and patient’s aesthetic wishes.
PRIOR THE TREATMENT :
The area is cleaned with antiseptic and marked using a marker pen to decide on the optimum site for enhancement. Numbing cream can be applied if patients prefer for additional comfort
The filler and new injection technique has allowed the treatment to be very comfortable. Juvederm VOLUMA is slowly injected into the chin. The result is immediate and will last about up to 18 months. However, due to the immediate swelling from the procedure the final result will not be seen until about 3-4 weeks. A plan for regular follow-up treatments to maintain the initial result can be created for you. Our treatment provides a long-lasting but not permanent result leaving you the option of refining your treatment in tune with changing taste and fashion.
POST TREATMENT :
It is advised to lay on your back for the first 2-3 nights sleep to avoid pressure on your chin.
Avoid touching and applying creams or make up for 6 hours after the treatment to prevent infection.
Avoid exercise for 4-6 hours post treatment.
Minimise excessive sun exposure.
Ensure to wear an SPF 35+ daily.
Yes if you are a suitable candidate. Your doctor will assess you, please come in for a consultation.
Anyone that would like to achieve a slimmer face with defined chin and jawline.
One of the criteria to decide if you are a good candidate is the thickness of your masseter muscle (jaw muscle). The relative thickness of the masseter can be easily determined by biting down hard and feeling the outer jawline. If the muscle appears to be almost rock hard and enlarged in appearance when you clench your teeth, you may be a good candidate to have this procedure done. Besides that, shape of your chin can be define further by injecting filler to contour it.
For the chin filler, you will see the result immediately as the filler define and shape your chin after injections.
As for the Botulinum toxin jaw slimming injections , optimum result will take about 6 weeks before you see the real difference and will last typically between 6 months to a year and a half. However, at the end of the first week, you may notice that your jawline feels a lot softer when you bite down and feel it. It is recommended to evaluate the result at 3 months following the first injection in order to evaluate the full effect and see if you need the further treatment. You may need up to 3 treatments in total to achieve maximum result depending upon your jaw muscle size. Top up treatments every 6-12 moths are recommended to maintain the result. A plan for regular follow-up treatments to maintain the initial result can be created for you. Our treatment provides a long-lasting but not permanent result leaving you the option of refining your treatment in tune with changing taste and fashion
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