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My doctor suggested to put a bit of Radiesse in the jowls, on top of the cheeks and nasolabial folds. Is it a common use for it? Could you kindly explain if you use it that way and how does it lift the face. Also he said that using a bit in the midcheek area would make a NL fold less noticeable, instead of putting more in the NL fold which could make it look puffy and overfilled. Does it make sense? I had some two years ago in NL folds and cheek, under the bone, and it worked well. I am just not sure about using it for jowls.
Thank you for your reply.
YES it is GREAT for the jowls and putting some in the cheek area fills the whole faceI have had it twice and love love love it I will never get a facelift this is just so much more natural...i am almost 58 annemarie elizabeth
I am no doc, but before Juvey was on the market, I'd gotten Restylane in my N/L folds. I think Radiesse is another similar filler, and actually, it could be too viscous (thick) for the N/L area. It's probably good in cheeks and jowels if the injection is done right.
But for areas just under the eyes and in N/L folds, Juvey Ultra (or Plus Ultra) could give you a more natural, and not over-filled look.
I am 54, if that helps any on my perspective.
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