Face Shaping

Cosmetic Dermatologist Serving Beverly Hills, Larchmont & surrounding areas of Los Angeles


What is Jawline Slimming?

Woman with slim jawline, smiling Enlarged masseter muscles can produce a bulky and masculine jawline – one that seems almost etched in stone – and detract from the softer, more feminine qualities many women desire. Masseter muscle enlargement may be a result of bruxism (tooth grinding), an often unconscious consequence of stress and anxiety. Pronounced jaw muscles may also be the result of genetics, unavoidable regardless of your habits.

Preserving and Refining Your Jawline

How Can I Make My Jawline Look Slimmer?

Scores of women are rushing to dermatologists, complaining of temporomandibular joint dysfunction (or TMJ), which is the latest excuse for getting neuromodulators like Botox injected into the jaw…But for a perfectly defined jawline that defies gravity and enhances any profile, Botox is just the beginning.

Kybella Live Treatment

Dr. Fitzgerald demonstrates a treatment on her patient Emily. This is Emily’s second treatment session. Emily did not have a large amount of submental fat so her treatment course is fairly short.

Post-treatment you'll feel a burning or stinging sensation that may last a few hours. Expect some swelling which may take several days to go down.

Botox Still the Game Changer

Botox for jaw reductionHeard of Botox? I thought as much! So why would I bring it up now to my educated patients and readers? Because the anti-aging world often tells us to focus on newer, better, cutting edge, state-of-the-art, yet we practitioners who see results all day every day know that just because something isn’t new doesn’t mean it’s not the gold standard. 

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