When it comes to those pesky signs of aging, you know what warning signs to look out for.  You carefully monitor your crow’s feet, put thick skin cream on your forehead, and use the best caffeinated serum to keep your undereye area looking smooth and de-puffed.

As it turns out, there’s a key facial feature that could be giving your real age away…

And it’s one that most people – even professional aestheticians – don’t know about.

Have You Overlooked Your Temple?

That’s right – your forehead temple is often an overlooked part of the face that’s prone to early signs of aging.  That’s because loss of facial volume often happens here first; when it does, the thin skin tissue shows this loss much faster than with your cheeks.  What’s more, the volume loss can cause a concave effect, which emphasizes the bony edges of the eye socket.

That’s why, if you’re aiming to get the most naturally youthful look possible, you should find a plastic surgeon who will treat all of your aging spots – including your temple.

Board-certified plastic surgeon Dr. Sean Doherty of downtown Boston and Concord, MA specializes in using soft tissue fillers to provide subtle yet effective augmentation to the temple areas.  The results from this augmentation can help patients look years younger, as well as help improve the overall contours of the face. 

Additionally, using fillers and biostimulants to treat the temples can lengthen and lift the lateral brow, resulting in a more refreshed and well-rested appearance.  The secondary effect also helps diminish undereye bags, hooded eyelids, and drooping eyebrows.

Is It Right For You?

In order to augment the temple, Dr. Doherty will use one of the following fillers and biostimulants:

There’s minimal pain during the treatment, as the injectables contain anesthetics; the entire process takes about thirty minutes to complete.  The end result will be a youthful-looking heart-shaped face, with the widest point at the temples and the narrowest point at the chin.

To learn more about temple augmentation or to see if it’s the right treatment for you, schedule a consultation with Dr. Doherty today.  Dr. Doherty has cosmetic surgery practices in downtown Boston and Concord, MA. Call (617) 450-0070 to learn more.