Jowls correction Case # 1114

Albany Laser Centre

What exactly are jowls?

The word “jowls” refers to drooping skin under the chin or jawbone, by the mouth corner. Mostly everyone gets jowls as they become older. It occurs when your

Jowls correction with Threads

skin thins and loses elasticity over time. The fat migration might also contribute.

Jowls would be far less noticeable in individuals with thicker skin, more fat, or more collagen in the region under the cheekbones and chin. Because of genetics, environmental circumstances, and lifestyle choices, some individuals may never get jowls.

What factors contribute to jowls?

Elastin and collagen loss

Skin on your cheeks and below your jawline loses a lot of collagen and elastin over time. Collagen is a protein that makes up your body’s connective tissue. Elastin is another connective tissue protein that allows your skin to revert to its original form after being stretched. The cheek skin around your mouth loses firmness and tightness when these proteins are depleted. Gravity causes it to droop and drop to the region on each side of your lips and chin when this occurs.


Your genes may also influence whether you acquire jowls and how prominent they become over time. You are more prone to acquire jowls if either of your parents has them. If you have thin skin or a lack of collagen and elastin in your skin, you may develop jowls at a young age. Jowls may appear as early as your twenties or thirties.

Factors affecting the personal lifestyle

Other reasons of jowls may be found in your surroundings or as a consequence of your lifestyle choices. These are some examples:

Facial expressions: Making specific facial expressions often may stretch out your face or neck skin.

Weight fluctuation: When you gain weight, your skin expands to cover the additional body mass. The stretched skin may droop if you lose weight.

Sun exposure: Excessive exposure to ultraviolet (UV) radiation in sunshine may cause collagen degradation in your skin. As a result, your skin may begin to droop sooner.

Jowl Non-surgical correction

Jowl correction may not need surgical procedures and can be completed in an outpatient setting using threads or Fotona laser. Because these treatments do not need general anaesthesia, they carry less hazards. The outcomes, though, may not be as dramatic.

Jawline tightening with Thermage or Fotona

This treatment tightens the skin around your neck and chin by using heat and radio frequency or laser radiation . It may be repeated many times to guarantee that the collagen in your skin remains tight. The recovery period is short, and the operation may be completed in a single day.

Jowls correction with Threads

Threads are composed of a polymer substance known as PDO and This substance may be implemented into the neck and jawlines to correct jowls and make them seem less sagging. Threads may stimulate your body’s production of collagen, allowing you to keep your skin taut.

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About the Author

Kamal Alhallak, Ph.D. in Pharmacy, MBA

Dr. Alhallak has established himself as a leading figure in the field of cosmetics and aesthetics, notably in the Canadian healthcare industry. In 2016, he established the Albany Cosmetic and Laser Center, which offers patients cutting-edge procedures such as laser skin resurfacing, IPL photofacials, neurotoxic and dermal fillers, and more. Because of its mix of cutting-edge technology and individualised attention from Dr. Alhallak, the facility has become one of Alberta's most popular places for aesthetic care and laser research. Dr. Alhallak was designated one of the Top 100 Healthcare Leaders by the International Forum for Advancement in Healthcare (IFAH) in 2021.

You can order our book entitled “The Ultimate Guide for Laser and Ipl in the Aesthetic Field” from Springer website and Amazon. This Book is authored by the health professional team including: Dr. Kamal Alhallak, Dr. Salem Tomi, Dr. Adel Abdulhafid, R.N. Dima Omran.


This case study is based on the personal experience of one patient and is not intended to represent typical results. Individual results may vary, and the treatment results depicted in this case study are not guaranteed. The information provided in this case study is not a substitute for a consultation with a licensed healthcare provider, and it is important to understand that results vary from person to person. Before undergoing any cosmetic treatment, it is important to speak with a licensed healthcare provider to understand the potential risks, benefits, and results.

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