Face Slimming /
V Shaped Face Contouring
Asians tend to have wider mid and lower facial contour that caused by various factors such as hypertrophy of jaw muscle, square jawbone, excessive buccal fat and skin sagging. A slimmer lower face contour makes someone look younger, more attractive and refreshed.
Why Face Slimming/ V Shaped Face?
How is Face Slimming or V Shaped Face Contouring being performed?In most cases, Botulinum Toxin A (Botox® or Dysport®) is injected at the side of the face or below the jawline to slim down the face and lifted the jawline respectively. RF and laser are useful to improve the skin sagging and reduce fat pad at the lower cheek. Moreover, filler can be added to the chin to enhance the V-shaping.
How long does the result last?
Face slimming with BTA last for 6 months. For a more sustainable result, a booster treatment may be required after the 3rd month. With repetitive treatments, the results is cumulative and last progressively longer. For tissue tightening with RF an laser, the result is sustainable for long time with proper care.
Are there any side effects?
Thermax has a good safety record when it is performed by experienced doctor. The most frequent reported reactions are discomfort, redness and swelling at the treated areas that will resolve in a few hours.
How is this treatment differed from conventional surgeries?
Conventional surgeries such as jaw shaping surgery or liposuction are extremely invasive and associated with much longer downtime, pain and carry high procedural related risk.