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What can lead to the beetle brow look, coarse facial features with bulbous nose?

What can lead to the beetle brow look, coarse facial features with bulbous nose?

Acromegaly for one: caused by excess growth hormone. I'm certain there are others. Thanks for trusting HealthTap! ...Read more

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39-yr-old female w/some cheek volume loss - cheeks look a bit flat/deflated. Best options to restore youthful volume/appearance?

39-yr-old female w/some cheek volume loss - cheeks look a bit flat/deflated. Best options to restore youthful volume/appearance?

Volumes restoration: Fat loss in the face is often genetically determined and when seeking advice for revolumization, it is best to seek advice from a cosmetic dermatologist, plastic or facial plastic surgeon because placement of fillers or transplanted fat is critical to achieve optimum results. The correction you seek is often best done in a different area than you might imagine to achieve the look you desire. ...Read more

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Botox - what type of candidate facial lines work well? I have forehead expression lines when smile -want natural look- good complexion. Nervous?

Botox - what type of candidate facial lines work well? I have forehead expression lines when smile -want natural look- good complexion. Nervous?

Frown lines: and forehead wrinkles are treated very nicely with Botox. Also crows feet and bunny lines. The key is not to overdo Botox. Start conservatively, use the lowest unit amount to weakened the facial expression muscles, not to completely inactivate them! Bear in mind that the effects wear off in a few months, it's not permanent, you can make adjustments with subsequent treatments. Hope this helps! ...Read more

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Does making facial expressions or raising your forehead or flexing face muscles decrease wrinkles?

Does making facial expressions or  raising your forehead or flexing face muscles decrease wrinkles?

No : Making facial expressions will have no effect on the development of wrinkles. Facial rhytids or wrinkles come from the effect of aging and sun exposure on the collagen layer of skin. As this layer thins, the elasticity of skin diminishes and facial expressions tend to stay permanently. ...Read more

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Are collagen injections considered a non-surgical face lift? Would a non-surgical face lift tighten the sagging skin on my cheeks and neck or are they simply done with fillers like collagen? .

Are collagen injections considered a non-surgical face lift? Would a non-surgical face lift tighten the sagging skin on my cheeks and neck or are they simply done with fillers like collagen?

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Nonsurgical facelift: A nonsurgical facelift includes noninvasive procedures like fillers, laser treatment and ultrasound treatment. Most physicians do not use collagen anymore but there are many fillers to choose from. Have your face evaluated by a board certified facial plastic surgeon to learn your options. ...Read more

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Can you twist or change position of forehead or facial features/face with hands? Someone twisted top of my head around forehead with hands & paranoid

Can you twist or change position of forehead or facial features/face with hands? Someone twisted top of my head around forehead with hands & paranoid

Yes, but...: As soon as the hands go away, the face pops back into its original shape. Kids do this all the time... it's fun. For older kids and adults, if there is facial distortion due to actitivities like martial arts classes, the face returns to its normal shape after any swelling or bruising resolves... but recurrent or severe sports injuries can lead to permanent changes. ...Read more

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Does insulin resistance cause changes in facial structure or features? Or does the face become swollen? Or coarse facial features?

Does insulin resistance cause changes in facial structure or features? Or does the face become swollen? Or coarse facial features?

Insulin resistance: Insulin resistance should have little effect on your face but you should see an Endocrinologist to fully control your conditions. Please let me know how things work out. ...Read more

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What types of treatments can lift up indented acne scars (such as instant face lift)?

What types of treatments can lift up indented acne scars (such as instant face lift)?

Acne scars: Any face-lifting or tightening procedure will improve the appearance of acne scars. I would suggest a simple pre-auricular mini-lift under local anesthesia. ...Read more

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Scared of face lifting procedures any good cream or serum for saging skin like checks and jaw light wrinkles around eyes and jaws line thanx sir?

Scared of face lifting procedures any good cream or serum for saging skin like checks and jaw light wrinkles around eyes and jaws line  thanx sir?

Many options: Best options: topical retinol (0.2 to 0.6 percent are enough; increase slowly to avoid rash that can occur); carbon dioxide laser resurfacing; and injection of hyaluronic acid, a moisture-retaining acid that occurs naturally in the skin; botox. See plastic surgeon for more info. ...Read more

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What causes coarse facial features with bulbous nose?

What causes coarse facial features with bulbous nose?

Cartilage shape: The shape of the nasal til is created be the cartilage structure of the nose. This can be surgically corrected. ...Read more

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Do facial exercises/ facial yoga help tone and slim the face and cheeks a little??

Do facial exercises/ facial yoga help tone and slim the face and cheeks a little??

21 reasons 2 do yoga: #13: Helps breathing. Yoga improves six out of seven measures of respiratory function, one study showed. Ref. AARP, 5/2017 ...Read more

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Does even better by clinique really reduce the appearance of acne scars?

Acne scars: If the scars disappear temporarily by stretching the skin of the affected area they can disappear with injections of dermafillers (restylane, juvederm etc.)and possibly with creams that contain the same (hyaluronic acid). In cases of acne, peeling is a consideration ( chemical facial peel) to treat acne scars. ...Read more

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Are facial pimple scars permanent or is there a way to reduce their appearance?

Are facial pimple scars permanent or is there a way to reduce their appearance?

Permanent but option: Scars are permanent but there are many options to addresses these scars ranging from topical creams, oral meds, injections, fillers, peels, lasers, resurfacing, surgery, etc. ...Read more

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