Facial Treatment Guide: What Are My Options?

Here is a facial treatment guide with the options that you can avail in Politis Plastic Surgery.

A lot of the areas shown in the diagram can be treated with fillers. I use a wide range of fillers for different reasons. I have put HA filler to reflect hyaluronic acid-based fillers.

I use a variety of fillers, including the Restylane products, Juvederm Rep products, and a newer one called RHA1/2/3 made by Teosyal. I am using Radiesse more than sculptors as my biostimulator of choice.

I use Kybella to remove/treat submental fat, and also jowl fat, as well as other areas of the body with excess fat.

In addition, I’ve added neurotoxins to a lot of areas. I like to use neurotoxins in conjunction with a filler for myomodulation. This is a multi-modal approach to relax the vector of pull on the muscle which then can help optimize facial shaping with the fillers.

I also want to note that the RHA filler line is known for a layering effect. This means that the rheology or physics behind the fillers allow them to be layered on top of each other for optimal facial shaping. We also use Versa filler quite a bit for lips augmentation, chin, and nose-shaping.

Again, here are the products mentioned above:


NEUROTOXINS: (General term for Botox which is a brand)

“Rejawvenation” with Radiesse

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With CaHa biostimulator called Radiesse. ⁣

It works by placing calcium hydroxyapatite microspheres in an organic vehicle or carrier which provides both volume replacement and collagen biostimulation creating long-lasting improvements for >18 months resulting in tighter and more elastic skin with increased skin thickness. ⁣

This is like bone putty and works really well for building up the posterior jaw given we lose skeletal support to our facial buttresses each decade. This leads to loss of soft tissue support and descent inferiorly. ⁣

Unfortunately, many injectors are performing this on people of all ages given its popularity on social media which can also masculinize the jaw when applied to the wrong patient. ⁣

As a board-certified plastic surgeon, I provide each patient with a customized beauty plan that best suits their needs and long term goals. This involves analyzing the face from top to bottom in thirds, and medial to lateral in fifths. ⁣

Our customized beauty plan ensures gradual improvement so patients look natural and refreshed. ⁣