How to achieve the classic Korean V-shaped look – Dr Daniel Chang

 

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How can it be done?

BTX-A is often used to reduce the size of masseter (jaw muscles). Together with chin fillers, the ideal V-shaped look can be achieved non-surgically.

What is used?

A combination of Dysport, Botox, and Allergan products which are FDA, HSA approved and noted for their efficacy, safety and durability. Our fillers contain hyaluronic acid, which is a natural protein found in the body.

What causes a square jaw?

The masseters are two muscles found on each side of the angle of your jaw. They serve as muscles of mastication, which means they help you to chew. The other muscle groups that perform this function are the temporalis muscles and the pterygoid muscles.

In a condition known as bruxism (excessive chewing or grinding at night), the masseters at the jawline can grow in bulk( making the jaws to look square), much like how body builders pump their muscles.

Therefore, injecting Botox to relax the muscles is effective in causing the muscles to atrophy( reduce in size), hence inducing a slimmer contour to the face.

 

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How is it done?

Botox is injected into the masseters on each side of the face and spread out at multiple points within the muscle. It is effective, with minimal pain and no downtime. The procedure is non surgical procedure, and the face sliming effect is seen at any time between 4 to 6 weeks.

What are side effects?

In the first week, there may be a slight ache over the jaw, especially with chewing. This should be transient. You should abstain from massaging the muscles and from lying down for 4 hours after the procedure.

What is the perfect Asian face?

Dating back to BC, ancient Greeks believed beauty was represented by a Golden Ratio of 1:1.618.The golden ratio is a beauty calculation validated by researchers for the assessment of beauty. Applying it to Asian faces, we notice that Asians fall short of it. This can be easily augmented by chin fillers. Using hyaluronic acid filler injections, you can reshape your chin, therefore improving both your side and frontal profile.

What is Hyaluronic acid filler?

Hyaluronic acid filler is a protein similar to what is found in our skin, eyes and joints. It is safe for facial contouring, and reversible, either through injecting an enzyme and is also naturally broken down by the body over months.

What are possible side effects?

Side effects may include some dull aching and slight bruising under the chin for a few days. Swelling is minimal and the result is obvious immediately.

Why is it important to seek treatment in Singapore?

Doctors and staff are here to follow you up and journey with you to achieve your aesthetic goals. It is never easy, but the path to clear and radiant skin begins with you today. So be bold and beautiful, and keep moving forward!

“People will stare. Make it worth their while. Be bold and beautiful. When you feel great about yourself, you are bold and beautiful. You are a shining example of zen, peace and joy. People are attracted to you.  Nurturing your mind, body and spirit will not merely make you look awesome, but feel awesome as well, and bring to others joy that you can never imagine. Aesthetics is not merely the philosophy of beauty, it is the theory of feeling. ”

 

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