Lifting up the Corners of the Mouth

We’ve been scouring the best cosmetic surgery forums to see the latest treatments and advice from top cosmetic surgeons. As an aesthetic training academy It is important to remember that advice received is always on a case-by-case basis so please seek a professional consultation.

A post we read recently stated that botox for the upper face works well. This is particularly true for common locations like between the eyebrows, in the forehead and in “Crow’s Feet”.  Less commonly injected areas include the DOA (depressor anguli oris- a muscle that causes you to frown) and in bands in the neck.

We’ve been hearing a fair amount of chatter on the popularity of a botox combination for helping with the dropping corners of your mouth

One of the growing uses of Botox is exactly that, ie. turning up the corner of the drooping mouth. It is done by putting a few units into the Depressor Anguli Oris (DAO) muscle. This is the muscle that pulls the corners of the mouth down often giving the patient an unhappy or scowling look.

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