Are you worried about dropping your face and do not know which method is more suitable for a lift? We all lose some of our skin’s collagen and elastin as we age. So drooping parts of the face is a natural phenomenon, but the sooner you treat it, the more desirable and natural results you will get.
Rejuvenation using fillers
Injection of hyaluronic filler in different areas of the face in those who are suitable for this operation causes a facelift (without surgery). Our face, like other parts of the body – in addition to the skin has many muscles, arteries, and nerves. One of the reasons for emphasizing the injection of gel and filler by a skilled and expert doctor is the presence of these vessels and nerves. Due to the presence of these vessels, filler and Botox injections must be done very delicately and with precise techniques. In the 5-point lift technique, which will be mentioned below, it is also important to pay attention to these vessels and muscles.
What is a five-point lift and how does it rejuvenate the face?
Five-point lift (FPL) refers to facial rejuvenation by injecting filler at 5 key and sensitive points. Injection of hyaluronic filler in these 5 points fills the hollows and rejuvenates the facial skin.
Dr. Leila Fard says:
When we talk about the five-point lift, our goal is to compensate for the sagging of parts of the soft tissue of the face such as skin and muscles by filler injection. Hyaluronic filler injection can lift the face skin.
What are the five key points in a five-point lift?
Now, in which areas of the face are these 5 points?
1. The tear line
The first key point in FPL is the tear line. The tear line is an area of the face where collagen, elastin, and fat of the soft tissue may be reduced due to weight loss, stress, or other issues.
2. Marionette (hate line)
The marionette area, or the area that extends from the lips down, is the second point in the FPL. We all have depressor muscles in this area that may often be overactive when laughing and talking. In some people, and even at a young age, we see the marionette or hate line.
Dr. Leila Fard says:
Marionette or hate line is sometimes seen under the age of 30.
The key point in the five-point lift in this area is that when the filler is injected, it will lift the corners of the lips and correct the sad state of the face. So lifting and filling the marionette lifts the corners of the lips and gives a fresher look to our face.
3. Laugh line
The laugh line area is another important point in the five-point lift. The laugh line area extends from the side of the nose to the corner of the lip. This muscle weakens over time for a variety of reasons, including weight loss, insomnia, and muscle strain (Masseter muscle is part of it and is attached to the muscle under our eyes). The deep laugh line makes our faces look older. The laugh line is usually caused and intensified by the following factors:
- Increasing age
- Genetic factors
The cheekbone acts as a pendant and holder for the laugh line, the tear line, and around the eyes. Filling the cheekbones with filler lifts other areas of the face.
5. Around the eyes
Dark circles and tear trough hollows are common problems for most women. The darkness and hollowness of this area can be corrected by injecting a suitable filler (a filler whose molecular structure concentration is suitable for the delicacy of the skin around the eyes). Correction of tear trough hollows is mainly done with 1 or 2 cc filler. The treatment is performed in 4 consecutive sessions at intervals of one month and has a significant effect on improving the darkness, filling the hollows, and removing fine wrinkles. Of course, the main treatment for wrinkles around the Botox injections helps the muscles that are constantly moving and pressing on the skin to relax a little.
Dr. Leila Fard says:
Botox in the corner of the eye is the main treatment for crow’s feet lines.
So, these points including the tear line, the laugh line, the Marionette, the around the eye, and the cheekbones are the five key points that most women over the age of 35 need to inject filler to lift all or part of their face. Sometimes due to older age, genes, or other issues such as weight loss, we need injections under the cheekbones, temples, and injections in the jawline. To get acquainted with these points, we recommend that you read the eight-point lift article. You can see an example of rejuvenation by filler injection by Dr. Leila Fard in the following pictures:
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How long do hyaluronic fillers last in the five-point lift method?
This method uses the injection of top brand hyaluronic fillers that have a lifespan of 6 to 9 months. But the longevity of the rejuvenating and lifting effects is much greater than these because the fillers themselves cause collagen formation and improve skin tone in the long-term.
Does a five-point filler injection have side effects?
High-quality and top brand fillers have rare side effects. The probability of allergies, granulomas, and pellets, displacement, and deformity in them is close to zero.
Generally, the safe and natural injection of filler and Botox requires three basic factors:
- Choosing the right face (not all people are suitable for filler and Botox injections).
- A precise and delicate technique that must be performed by a skilled physician.
- Use of high-quality materials
How long does it take for filler injections to work?
The effect of hyaluronic fillers will start between 3 days and 3 weeks after injection. The rejuvenating effects begin on the third day after the injection and will be complete within 3 weeks.
Who can’t inject filler?
The following groups are strictly prohibited from injecting fillers, people with:
- Vitiligo psoriasis
- Lichen Planus
- Autoimmune diseases such as lupus
- Rheumatoid arthritis
- History of cancer and chemotherapy