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Hyaluronic Acid Injection

This is a primary nonsurgical youthline sculpting technique. At most, 0.25–0.3 cc on average of lower molecular weight hyaluronic acids is necessary at each side to create an definedobvious shape of youthline. The overall injection process takes only 5–10 min, and the results last for approximately 6 months. Some patients first undergo hyaluronic acid injection to evaluate the results of the youthliness to serve as an expectation and a reference point for the subsequent following fascia implantation surgery.

Surgical Conditions

Duration

0min
  • Type of anesthesia: Topical anesthesia
  • Surgical incision: No
  • Recovery: 2–-3 days
  • Removal of stitches: No

General instructions

  • Avoid smoking, and alcohol, and eye compression, and massage for 1 month postoperatively.
  • Avoid hot springs, saunas, baking ovens, and other overheated environments for 3 months postoperatively.

Ideal candidates

  • Patients already having an original youthlines who wish to enhance it
  • Those who pursue natural results without obvious changes
  • Those who want to adjust the congenital asymmetry of the youthlines
  • Those who would like to undergo hyaluronic acid injection as a virtual virtual result of youthlines preoperatively and then decide to undergo surgery later on

Potential complications

  • Temporary lumps or particles
  • Uneven surface
  • Asymmetry
  • Eye bag expensiondilation
  • Premature absorption

Treatment advantages

  1. The rResults are reversible, and the original appearance is restored after the hyaluronic acids are absorbed completely.

  2. It provides a self-evaluation of surgical results.

  3. It achieves a soft touch and natural facial expression.

  4. It flexibly adjusts injection scope and dose in light of individual requirements.

  5. It realizes fine adjustment of the youthline asymmetry

Treatment drawbacks

  1. The shapes formed by each injection may be different.

  2. The injection site may present fine particles or small lumps in patients with thin skin.

  3. The hyaluronic acids may be absorbed prematurely at an earlier time due to differences in physiques.

  4. Cold or hot stimulus or smoking may shorten the duration of results.

  5. Hyaluronic acids may spread and aggravate the eye bag.

Before & After

These photographs represent typical results, but not everyone who undergoes plastic surgery will achieve the same.

Hyaluronic Acid Injection – Female