Downturned Mouth Corners
Downturned mouth corners result from a mix of ageing and gravity. As we get older, we lose volume and structure in our faces with the loss of collagen and elastin production – meaning the skin sags. Another cause of this is an overactive depressor anguli oris – its contraction is what pulls the mouths corners down. Excessive movement of this muscle can also result in issues. Plump and youthful cheeks begin to droop. This is the cause of many other issues – such as wrinkles and marionette lines. A downturned mouth can look sad or angry, and the
The look created by downturned mouth corners can be a sad or upset one.
There are several effective treatments for downturned mouth corners.
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Dermal fillers can be used to provide a way to ‘lift’ the downturned corners of a mouth in a subtle and natural looking manner. Dermal fillers make use of hyaluronic acid to provide structure to the face, allowing for the effective reduction of the sag in the mouth corners.
There’s a wide variety of different dermal fillers available, including wrinkle and cheek fillers. What fillers will be used depends upon the extent of the sagging. Cheek fillers for example, are stronger than standard wrinkle fillers, and ensure a much stronger structure is created.
Dr Q can, using dermal fillers, provide a subtle but effective change which can ease and remove the sag of the mouth corners.
FaceTite is a fantastic treatment for handling sagging skin. Using radiofrequency, it is possible to ‘melt’ the fat and in turn tighten the skin, creating a more youthful appearance.