Moving on from the “Foundation” treatment of the cheeks with dermal filler, comes “Contour” treatments including the temples, chin and jawline. Dr Mauricio De Maio, creator of the MD Codes, considers these to be the next most important “codes” to address in a treatment plan, as they are fundamental in adding natural shape.
Understanding facial ageing
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As we age, anatomical changes affecting bone, fat, muscles and skin can lead to a tired, sad, angry or saggy look. Many of my patients identify with these negative emotional descriptors and visit me seeking gentle refreshment of their appearance to help generate more positive facial messages.
Last month’s education surrounded the common emotional motivation for treatment “I want to look less tired”.
Another extremely common motivation is “I want to look less saggy”.