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Jawline definition and jawline contouring options using Dermal Fillers

Jawline contouring using dermal fillers has become an increasingly popular non-surgical cosmetic procedure in recent years. This treatment involves injecting hyaluronic acid (HA) fillers into specific areas of the jawline to add volume and definition, resulting in a more chiseled and contoured appearance. Jawline contouring using dermal fillers is a versatile procedure that can address a variety of common concerns, such as weak or recessed chin, lack of definition, sagging jowls, asymmetry, and more. Refer also to our dermal filler guide for more information.

In this non-surgical procedure offered at Pavilion Cosmetic Medicine, an experienced Cosmetic Doctor will perform a consultation to determine the patient’s goals and expectations, assess their facial anatomy, and develop a personalized treatment plan. The treatment itself is typically quick and relatively painless, with minimal downtime required. However, patients may experience some swelling or bruising after the procedure, and there may be some restrictions on activities for a short period of time.

Patients are typically curious about the procedure’s potential risks and complications, as well as its duration and effectiveness, and it’s important for the doctor to address these concerns during the consultation process.

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Key benefits

  • Non-surgical, HA dermal filler treatment to the jawline does require incisions, general anaesthesia, or lengthy recovery times.
  • Quick and easy way to improve their jawline definition without undergoing invasive surgery.
  • Immediate results, which is particularly beneficial for patients who want to achieve a more defined jawline for a special occasion or event.
  • Treatment is customisable, meaning it is tailored to meet the individual needs and goals of each patient. eg. asymmetry or sagging jowls.
  • Long-lasting: while the duration of the results can vary depending on the type of filler used, most patients can expect to enjoy the benefits of jawline contouring using dermal fillers for 12 months to 18 months.
  • Fully reversible: one of the advantages of using HA fillers is that they can be reversed if necessary. This means that if a patient is unhappy with the results of their treatment, or if they experience any adverse effects, the filler can be dissolved using a specific enzyme.


  • Non-surgical procedure.
  • Immediate results.
  • Results last several months to a year or more.
  • Serves to address a weak jawline or recessed chin, lack of definition, sagging jowls, and asymmetry.
  • Treatment is customisable to meet individual needs and goals.
  • Non-invasive and relatively painless.
  • Minimal downtime required.
  • Safe and effective way to enhance facial symmetry and improve overall facial harmony.
  • Cosmetic Doctor treatment at Pavilion Cosmetic Medicine, allowing our practitioner to have a deep medical discussion with you about your goals and other treatment modalities and options.
Treatment Details

What to expect

Initial assessment prior to dermal filler jawline treatment

The Cosmetic Doctor at Pavilion Cosmetic Medicine will examine the patient’s face, jawline, and neck to evaluate their facial anatomy, skin quality, and bone structure. They may take photos and measurements to help them develop a personalised treatment plan.

Patient goals assessed prior to dermal filler treatment

Our PCM Cosmetic Doctor will discuss the patient’s goals and expectations for the treatment. This conversation will help the doctor understand the patient’s desired outcome and develop a treatment plan that meets their needs.

Treatment plan for dermal filler to jawline and consent obtained

Based on the patient’s goals and facial anatomy, our PCM Cosmetic Doctor will develop a personalised treatment plan that outlines the areas to be treated, the type of filler proposed, and the amount of filler needed.

Questions will be discussed and clarified, and a consent process will be entered into prior to any medical treatment being performed.

Dermal filler to jawline or chin area - procedure detail

Your PCM Cosmetic Doctor will explain the procedure details, including the injection technique, the type of anaesthesia to be used (if applicable), and the expected duration of the treatment.

Risks and benefits of dermal filler treatment to the lower face

Your PCM Cosmetic Doctor will discuss the potential risks and benefits of the HA dermal filler treatment or other treatment modalities recommended based on the patient’s unique cosmetic goals. The Cosmetic Physician will then answer any questions the patient may have and ensure there is a comfort level and consent gained for treatment prior to proceeding with the injectable procedure.

Aftercare with HA dermal filler treatment

Your experienced PCM Cosmetic Doctor – together with supporting clinical team at Pavilion Cosmetic Medicine – will provide instructions on how to care for the treated area after the procedure, including information about any restrictions on activities, how to manage any potential side effects, and when to schedule a follow-up appointment (if and as required).

Your Questions Answered

Frequently asked questions (FAQs)

What are the benefits of jawline contouring with HA dermal fillers?

Jawline contouring with HA dermal fillers can add volume and definition to the jawline, resulting in a more chiselled and contoured appearance. It can address concerns such as weak or recessed chin, lack of definition, sagging jowls, and asymmetry.

Is jawline contouring with HA dermal fillers by Cosmetic Doctor painful?

The procedure is generally well-tolerated, and patients typically report minimal discomfort. A topical numbing cream may be applied prior to the injections to further minimise any discomfort.

At Pavilion Cosmetic Medicine we provide a variety of pain relief options as part of the overall service, which will be discussed in the Doctor consultation prior to treatment.

How long does the jawline dermal filler treatment take?

The treatment typically takes 30-45 minutes, depending on the amount of dermal filler proposed under the treatment plan and variable also based on the number of facial areas being treated.

How long do the results from jawline dermal filler last?

The results can last for several months up to one year or more, depending on the specific product chosen for the treatment plan and other individual factors such as the patient’s metabolism. Such elements will be discussed with the treating Cosmetic Doctor prior to lower face dermal filler treatment.

What is the downtime like after jawline contouring with HA dermal fillers?

Patients may experience mild swelling, bruising, or redness at the injection sites immediately after the procedure, however these side effects typically resolve within a few days.

Patients can return to their normal activities immediately after dermal filler treatment.

How long does it take to see the results of chin augmentation with HA dermal fillers?

The results from jawline dermal filler treatment are visible immediately after the treatment, noting though that there may be some minor swelling present for a few days, which can temporarily mask the final results which will look more optimal after 1-2 weeks post dermal filler treatment.

What are the risks of chin augmentation with HA dermal fillers?

The risks of chin augmentation with HA dermal fillers are relatively low, but they can include bruising, swelling, redness, infection, and allergic reactions. Such factors will be discussed at length in your cosmetic consultation with our Cosmetic Doctor prior to dermal filler treatment.

Are there any restrictions on activities after chin augmentation with HA dermal fillers?

Patients should avoid strenuous activities, exposure to extreme heat or cold, and alcohol consumption for the first 24 hours after the treatment. They should also avoid touching or rubbing the treated area for the first few days.

Can dermal fillers be used to treat marionette lines and nasolabial folds?

Yes, dermal fillers can be used to soften the appearance of marionette lines and nasolabial folds, which are commonly seen around the mouth area.

How long do the results of dermal fillers for marionette lines and nasolabial folds last?

The results may last for several months to one year or more, which has some variability with results depending on the specific dermal filler product used in the injectable treatment and other individual medical factors of the patient such as their metabolism.


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