Weak Jawline

Weak Jawline

Understanding the Weak Jawline: What Does it Mean?

 

In recent times, the term “snatched jawline” has become an internet trend, often associated with celebrity beauty ideals. This is something patients look for when they feel that they have a weak jawline, which refers to a lack of definition and prominence in the jaw area, resulting in a less distinct separation between the neck and the chin. It can also be associated with what some call a “double chin”. This can affect the overall balance and harmony of the face and its contours, influencing how you perceive your facial aesthetics. 

 

 

Right side view photo of patient before deep neck lift Right side view photo of patient 2 months after deep neck lift
Deep neck lift performed by Dr. Thomas Buonassisi at 8 West Clinic, Vancouver, BC

Causes of a Weak Jawline

 

Numerous factors contribute to a weak jawline, including genetics, age, and lifestyle. Genetics play a significant role in determining your facial bone structure, and some individuals may naturally have a softer jawline due to their genetic makeup. As we age, the loss of skin elasticity and a decrease in collagen production can lead to a less defined jawline. Additionally, certain lifestyle factors such as poor posture, weight fluctuations, and inadequate skincare practices can exacerbate the appearance of a weak jawline.

 

 

How to Treat a Weak Jawline with Surgical and Non-Surgical Options

 

At 8 West Clinic, we offer a range of treatment options to help you achieve a stronger and more defined jawline, tailored to your unique needs and preferences.

 

Surgical Treatment Options:

 

  • Chin Implant: This surgical procedure involves the insertion of an implant to augment the chin and enhance the jawline’s projection. Chin implants can create a more balanced facial profile and provide lasting results.
Right partial view photo of patient before chin augmentation and rhinoplasty Right partial view photo of patient 2 months after chin augmentation and rhinoplasty
Chin augmentation and rhinoplasty performed by Dr. Thomas Buonassisi at 8 West Clinic, Vancouver, BC

 

  • Deep Neck Lift: Addressing both the jawline and neck, a deep neck lift (also known as a platysmaplasty neck lift) tightens sagging skin and muscles while removing excess fat under the chin, effectively improving the appearance of a weak jawline and restoring youthful contours.
Left partial view of patient before neck lift (platysmaplasty) Left partial view of patient 2 months after neck lift (platysmaplasty)
Neck lift (platysmaplasty) performed by Dr. Thomas Buonassisi at 8 West Clinic, Vancouver, BC

 

  • Buccal Fat Removal: Excess buccal fat can contribute to a less defined jawline. This procedure removes the excess fat pads, resulting in a more sculpted and refined jaw area.
Right partial view photo of patient before buccal fat removal Right partial view photo of patient 2 months after buccal fat removal
Buccal fat removal performed by Dr. Thomas Buonassisi at 8 West Clinic, Vancouver, BC

 

 

Non-Surgical Treatment Options:

 

  • Dermal Fillers for the Jawline and/or Chin: Precisely placed dermal fillers can add volume and definition to the jawline, enhancing its prominence and overall appearance.

Cheek & Chin Filler – Before & After – Right Partial View

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Cheek & chin filler performed at 8 West Clinic, Vancouver, BC

  • Biostimulatory Fillers: These fillers not only add structure to facial contours but also stimulate collagen production to naturally restore volume, yielding long-term improvements to the jawline’s shape.

Biostimulator Jawline Filler – Before & After – Left Partial View

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Biostimulator jawline filler performed at 8 West Clinic, Vancouver, BC

  • Submental CoolSculpting: This non-invasive procedure uses a small applicator to target the area beneath the chin, reducing unwanted fat that can contribute to a less defined jawline. It works by freezing and eliminating fat cells, revealing a more sculpted profile.
  • Potenza RF Microneedling: This advanced treatment combines microneedling with radiofrequency energy to stimulate collagen and tighten the skin, enhancing the jawline’s definition.
  • EMFACE: Our innovative EMFACE treatment uses cutting-edge HIFES and RF technology to tighten and lift the facial muscles and skin, giving your jawline a more youthful and rejuvenated appearance.

 

 

Your Individualized Treatment Plan

 

As one of Canada’s top board-certified Facial Plastic Surgeons, Dr. Thomas Buonassisi leads the team at 8 West Cosmetic Surgery & Skin Clinic and carries extensive experience, having performed facial cosmetic surgery for over 20 years. Our team of aesthetic nurses and medical aestheticians specialize in designing individualized, comprehensive treatment plans based on your individual needs, and your goals, budget, and tolerance for downtime are always taken into account. We specialize in the comprehensive set of leading-edge medical treatments and can design plans that include surgery, are strictly non-surgical, or even combine the power of both.

 

 

Book a Consultation: Your Journey to Confidence Starts Here

 

While it’s natural to seek inspiration from celebrities and influencers, it’s important to remember that beauty is subjective and individual. Trends come and go, and what matters most is embracing your unique features and finding enhancements that align with your personal aesthetics. Pursuing treatments that align with your personal goals and aesthetics is key to achieving a natural and harmonious result.

If a boost in self-confidence is what you’re after, we invite you to take the next step on your journey to a more defined jawline that you will look and feel good in. Our team of experienced professionals at 8 West Clinic is dedicated to understanding your goals and crafting a personalized treatment plan that suits your needs. Together, we can enhance your natural beauty and restore your self-confidence. To book, please call the clinic at (604) 733-1669 or complete this online form to receive a call back from one of our friendly patient care managers.

 

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