Author Archives: Dr Daniel

Unmasking our true emotions with the mask!

In an experimental study conducted in Germany, wearing the mask may make it difficult to analyse a person’s emotions. There are confusions, mostly pronounced in the case of misinterpreting disgusted faces as being angry plus assessing many other emotions (e.g., happy, sad, and angry) as neutral. While the whole world adopts the mask in the […]

Treatment Options for Round Face

The goal of beautifying round faces (and to achieve the oval shape at the same time) can be done through: 1) Forward cheek projection using filler cheek augmentation to decrease perception of extra width for the entire middle-thirds of the face. 2) Chin augmentation by a view towards enhancing the vertical dimension of the midline […]

3S Lines for 3Dimensionality

While Asians tend to have a broader skull width (brachycephalic skull) and flatter cheek areas, there are several treatment options to enhance Asian facial contours for a more 3D look. Features such as: 1) Sculpted cheeks provide more forward projection for middle face area   2) Lower lip-chin angularity further enhances the V shape jawline 3) […]

Apple sculpting for your unique face shape

When creating “apple cheeks” by augmentation of the cheekbone area, the preferred locations and shapes of the apple cheek differ among Caucasians and Asians. Caucasians prefer to have the apex of the cheek to be lateral to (away from the center of face) or above the cheekbone. Asians, who have wider midfaces with more prominent […]

Treatment Options for Square Face

While Asian beauty differs from Western ideals, a consensus on treatment recommendations to bring the square face closer to the ideal oval shape for Asians has been developed. A) HA fillers can be used to increase facial projection, enhance contours at the forehead, temples and chin. B) Botox can be applied for jawline slimming and […]

Face Shapes – Which one is yours?

In the pan-Asian consensus meeting on beauty treatments,11 experts from various countries unanimously agreed that the oval or heart facial shape was an aesthetic goal of Asian patients and recommended combination treatments to achieve this. Combination treatments should be used holistically to reduce widths, angularity, and masculine features and to enhance feminization, three-dimensional projection, and […]

Aesthetic Line for Nose-lips-chin Harmony

Features that govern our sideview (profile) look include the nose-lips-chin complex , whereby the ideal attractive sideview beauty could be assessed using the Rickett’s Line. It is considered that the upper and lower lip margins should be located on this line or 1–2 mm behind the line to look harmonious. Correcting the chin or lips […]

Cosmetic Botox

As Botox will likely continue to remain as the world number one cosmetic procedure by doctors and surgeons for many years to come, there are many reasons for it’s popularity among men and women of different ages across the world: ✓ Precise targeting of problem area (Example: focused selective muscle slimming for attractive contours) ✓ […]

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