How to get rid of sagging jowls

Are you worried about how to get rid of the sagging jowls that are starting to appear on your face? If you are there’s no need to panic, because there are several effective techniques that can fix them.

What causes sagging jowls?
Sagging jowls are the result of the loss of fat in the cheek area, along with adecline in skin elasticity. These factors combine to create a droopy jawline, and also cause folds and wrinkles to develop, especially around the mouth.

How to get rid of sagging jowls
Sagging jowls can be treated using surgical or non-surgical methods; it all depends on factors such as the degree of skin laxity and skin quality.

A facelift is considered the gold standard for rejuvenating the lower half of the face, and getting rid of sagging jowls. It is generally recommended for clients with significant skin laxity.A facelift tightens the underlying structures of the face, and this in turn reduces the appearance of jowls.

Not everyone wanting to get rid of sagging jowls may need or want to undergo surgery, but there are a variety of non-surgical methods available. Non-surgical options are better suited for individuals with mild to moderate skin laxity.

The use of dermal fillers and laser skin resurfacing treatments, are popular non-surgical options for correcting the jowls, and refining the jawline. Fillers restore fullness to the cheeks, and this lifts the cheeks upward, creating a more youthful appearance.

Are you ready to get rid of those sagging jowls? Search our directory to find a practice in your area.

If you are in the Walnut Creek or Greenbrae, CA areas, Dr. Robert Aycock is our featured board certified plastic surgeon.

You can reach Dr. Aycock at, or by calling (925)-937-8377 for the office in Walnut Creek, or (415) 925-1700 for the practice in Greenbrae.

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