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YOUR REAL SOLUTION FOR DARK CIRCLES AND NASOLABIAL FOLDS

Do you have under-eye circles and/or deepening nasolabial folds that keep you from looking as youthful and vibrant as you feel inside? Are you looking for a nonsurgical solution that erases that fatigued look and awakens your beauty? Ask for Midface Rejuvenation.

Dark circles and eye bags, nasolabial folds, and sagging cheeks are among the most common concerns our San Francisco patients have. But the real solution isn’t common knowledge.

These traits are symptoms of an underlying issue: a sunken midface. When the midface “sinks” from age-related volume loss, we see:

  • Bags, dark circles, and hollowness under the eyes
  • Sagging/Undefined Cheekbones
  • Nasolabial Folds

The real solution: Restoring structure to the midface. A structured midface is composed of a single, visually smooth aesthetic zone that starts at the cheekbone and seamlessly curves from under the eye to the corners of the mouth.

Dark Circles & Nasolabial Folds Are Caused by
a Sunken Midface

Sunken Midface
Sunken Midface
Structured Midface
Structured Midface
Before midface rejuvenation
Before
After midface rejuvenation
After
Before midface rejuvenation profile view
Before
After midface rejuvenation profile view
After

From Sunken Midface to Structured Midface

How a sunken midface can turn into a structured midface

To understand the difference between a sunken midface and a structured midface, think of your midface like a soufflé or cake: When the middle sinks, the cake deflates down and inward, pulling on the edges causing them to flatten and buckle. The same occurs when the midface loses volume. The bordering areas (under-eyes, cheeks, and nasolabial folds) are impacted by the loss of support in the midface (the center).

At MFI, we create a structured midface—one that is supported by just the right amount, type, and placement of fillers. We restore the continuity and smooth contours from the cheekbones to the under-eye to the corners of the mouth, treating it as one seamless zone.

Real Midface Rejuvenation Transformations

Volume loss in the midface is responsible for 3 big problems that bring people to MFI: under-eye bags/dark circles, nasolabial folds, and sagging cheeks. When we add structure to the sunken midface, treating it as one continuous zone, the results are truly remarkable. Midface Rejuvenation can take years off your appearance, giving you a refreshed, rested appearance. Take a look for yourself, and see the kind of results you can expect from your treatment at MFI. If you see your own concerns in these examples, ask for Midface Rejuvenation.

Under-Eye Bags, Dark Circles, Hollowness Treated with Midface Rejuvenation

Before under-eye treatment with dermal fillers.
BEFORE
After under-eye treatment with dermal fillers.
AFTER

This San Francisco Bay Area patient in her 20s had under-eye bags successfully treated with Midface Rejuvenation.

Before Juvederm Voluma to patients midface and cheeks with Restylane under eyes and RADIESSE on his cheek bones.
BEFORE
After Juvederm Voluma to patients midface and cheeks with Restylane under eyes and RADIESSE on his cheek bones.
AFTER

This patient received JUVÉDERM VOLUMA to his midface and cheeks and Restylane under his eyes to fill in shadows. At his refinement visit, Kimberly layered on more of both for optimal results, along with some RADIESSE to chisel his cheekbones.

Before Illumination 360˚  Midface Rejuvenation for under-eye circles and nonsurgical rhinoplasty
BEFORE
After Illumination 360˚  Midface Rejuvenation for under-eye circles and nonsurgical rhinoplasty
AFTER

This patient had Illumination 360˚ Midface Rejuvenation for under-eye circles and nonsurgical rhinoplasty Enhancer add-on. Her Injector applied Restylane to her nose and tear trough and JUVÉDERM VOLUMA to her cheeks and midface.

Before Restylane treatment for dark under eye circles
BEFORE
After Restylane treatment for dark under eye circles
AFTER

This young man had significant dark circles that disappeared after 2 applications of Restylane, followed by 1 more 6 months later.


Sagging, Undefined Cheekbones Treated With Midface Rejuvenation

Midface rejuvenation Problem Area - Sagging Cheeks - Before
Before
Midface rejuvenation Problem Area - Sagging Cheeks - After
After

This professional male in his 50s had sagging cheeks, skin laxity, and premature aging. Midface Rejuvenation provided the underlying structure and vertical lift to smooth his sagging cheeks and revitalize his appearance.

Before cheek restoration through Juvederm Voluma and Restylane
Before
After cheek restoration through Juvederm Voluma and Restylane
After

This woman’s treatment began with Restylane to her tear troughs. The results inspired the addition of JUVÉDERM VOLUMA to her cheeks, followed soon after by chin and nose enhancements.


Nasolabial Folds Treated With Midface Rejuvenation

Before nasolabial folds treatment with dermal fillers.
BEFORE
After nasolabial folds treatment with dermal fillers.
AFTER

This bubbly patient in her mid-30s had deep nasolabial folds and under-eye bags from a sunken midface. Midface Rejuvenation significantly refreshed her look, which now reflects her youth and vitality.

Before nasolabial folds treatment with dermal fillers.
BEFORE
After nasolabial folds treatment with dermal fillers.
AFTER

This patient had midface sagging that distracted from her natural beauty. Dr. Mabrie added structure to her cheekbones, midface, and chin with JUVÉDERM VOLUMA. He applied Restylane to her tear troughs, lips, nasal bridge and tip. Ultimately, he sculpted her jawline with a syringe of RADIESSE. Her results are the product of 3 treatment sessions.

The Stages of Your Midface Rejuvenation

To get the best filler results for our Bay Area patients, dark circles, bags, smile lines, and sagging cheeks are corrected with layers of filler applied over the course of at least 2 appointments. Using fillers like Restylane®, JUVÉDERM®, and RADIESSE®, we restore structure in the midface in carefully executed stages. This approach is key to achieving the caliber of results we want for our patients. We strongly encourage all our patients to book at least the first 2 appointments in their initial call.

Treatment stages with before, after 2 treatments, and after 3 treatments.

Planning Your Midface Rejuvenation Treatment

Your Midface Rejuvenation procedure requires a minimum of 2 appointments for results.  Please plan to spend about 2 hours in the office for your first and second visit. This staged approach allows us to create structure, support, and truly remarkable yet natural-looking, healthy results.  While we can accomplish a lot during one appointment, we have learned over the years that too filler much, too soon, can create obvious results, and a “layered” approach works best. 

Our Injectors use a variety of injectable fillers for your Midface Rejuvenation procedure. Filler selection is customized for each patient’s needs based on anatomy, skin thickness and laxity, and degree of volume loss.

After treatment, tenderness and swelling is common.  Be sure to check-out our After Treatment video for helpful tips during your recovery.  Most patients return to normal activities same-day.  All of our Treatments are performed by licensed, medical professionals for your safety, comfort, and best results.   

For more information about your treatment, visit Your Treatment Timeline

Midface Rejuvenation Pricing

TREATMENTPRICE
Midface Treatment (for under eye, nasolabial folds, and cheeks)
Includes up to 4 syringes of filler.
PHYSICIAN
$5,000
PHYS. ASST.
$4,000
Refinement Syringes
PHYSICIAN
$600*
PHYS. ASST.
$500*

Meet Your Injectors

Our team is made up of experienced medical professionals with a shared passion for facial rejuvenation and contouring with injectables. Hand-picked and trained by Dr. Mabrie in the Illumination 360° approach, they work with you to create a treatment experience that exceeds your expectations.

We’d Love To See You

If you are interested in learning more about improving the look of your under eyes, nasolabial folds, and cheeks, request a consultation online and ask for Midface Rejuvenation. Or you can call us at (415) 445-9513 to schedule your first two appointments with one of our highly trained specialists. If you’ll be visiting us from outside the area, our Fly in for Your Procedure page was created just for you to help make planning your trip as smooth as possible.

Midface Rejuvenation FAQs

How much does midface rejuvenation cost?

The midface rejuvenation package price is $4,000-$5,000 (depending on Injector). This includes your first appointment and up to 4 syringes of filler, as well as your second appointment. If additional syringes are needed, those are priced at a reduced-rate.

0% financing for 6 to 12 months is available for qualified borrowers through CareCredit  and  Alphaeon  medical financing.


How long do dermal filler results last?

Depending on which fillers are used and which areas are treated, your results can last from 6 to 18 months or longer. Dermal fillers are temporary products that require touch-ups to maintain results.   We recommend maintenance appointments at 9- to 12-month intervals to keep your results looking fresh. For more in-depth information about the longevity of fillers, visit our page on How to Make Your Results Last.


What is recovery like after dermal filler injections?

Immediately after treatment, you may experience swelling, tenderness, redness, and bruising.  These are normal side effects and are most apparent 24 to 48 hours after treatment. They can last up to 2 weeks, but typically subside within 2 to 5 days. Because we know you have questions about after care, we created an entire page dedicated to Understanding Your Recovery Process. Most patients return-to-work same-day.


Which fillers do you use for midface rejuvenation?

Generally, for under-eye rejuvenation, we use Restylane® for the tear trough and JUVÉDERM VOLUMA® for the cheeks and midface. Both of these are hyaluronic acid fillers, which means they are reversible and there is virtually no risk of allergic reaction. Learn all about the fillers we use by visiting Dermal Fillers 101.


Can I get a single-area treatment, like under my eyes or in my nasolabial folds?

Sometimes a person can benefit from a single-area treatment, but rarely. In our many years of dedicated experience and treating thousands of patients, we’ve learned that treating a single area on its own is ineffective and could make the area look worse. Without addressing the midface, you can get a drooping/puddle effect that creates heavier under-eye bags and nasolabial folds—the exact opposite of what you want. When we add structural support in the midface, it allows the filler to remain precisely where we want it.


A Reputation Built on Results

You deserve the highest caliber of service, care, and results, and at Mabrie Facial Institute, we're committed to providing all that and more. But don't take our word for it—see for yourself what our actual patients have to say about their experiences with us.

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5.0/5
Oct 21, 2021
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Super hands on and kind staff! Very thorough consultation, made me feel super comfortable and welcome!
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5.0/5
Jul 27, 2021
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I love this place they treat everybody so friendly and i love the environment. This is definitely my go to if I need a touch up!!
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5.0/5
Apr 6, 2021
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Loving my results so far! I can't wait to come back again! The staff was so friendly and made me feel welcomed and very safe. The office is beautiful and clean! I was immediately greeted and did a COVID screening with a temp check. They escorted me to my room with a beautiful view of SF. I felt pampered, and their customer service is excellent! The injector Tiffany answered all my questions and made me feel at ease, since this was my first time getting Botox. After she marked my face, she explained where and why she was placing the Botox in certain areas. My frown muscles were so bulky and I didn't like how it always looked like I was frowning even when my face was at rest. Now, I don't always look like I'm frowning! My frown muscles look less bulky, forehead looks smoother and I got a subtle brow lift -- I love it!
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5.0/5
Mar 29, 2021
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Very comfortable coming here. Love the remodel they did in their new office. Of course Dr. Mabrie skills are becoming legendary.
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5.0/5
Jan 13, 2021
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They are amazing here w/ customer service, amiable, listen fully to your desires, and work their hardest to bring them to fruition whether it’s the initial appointment or in my case, complementary touch up w/in set timeframe. Just for clarification, when I put “they” I mean everyone from whomever answers the phone/anyone greeting you when the elevator’s doors open and you arrive at your appointment to your departure via the elevator again. Side note: I would include the security/door men as they’ve always been pleasant to me, but they aren’t apart of this business🙂
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5.0/5
Nov 18, 2020
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For my first time ever getting work done on my face, this was a great experience. They made me feel at home and comfortable which eased my fear. I got my mid-area done by Kimberly and it looks amazing. I can’t wait to fly back out there for my second session! If your looking to have work done I highly recommend them, you’ll be happy you did.
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5.0/5
Nov 18, 2020
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I've never had anything done before this. Everyone at Dr. Marbrie office made me feel right at home. I loveeee the work they did and Kim is the BEST! THANKS GUYS!!
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5.0/5
Sep 29, 2020
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I came in earlier today and got a 360 facial treatment done. Everyone in the office made me feel really comfortable. It’s a really lovely space and it’s chic but really homey. I definitely would go back and I feel safe with the results. I feel like Dr. Mabrie was very transparent about the pricing and what he would be using and where. I do still have some swelling in my chin mainly. But excited to see what it looks like when I’m healed!
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3.3/5
Aug 25, 2020
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I really like the staff here however Dr. Mabrie has one of those egoic attitudes. He is good at his job and he knows it. However, he doesn't seem interested in his patients. I have been there several times and I just kind of deal with it. I just wish he acted like he cared about his clients.
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5.0/5
Aug 3, 2020
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Dr. Mabrie is a wizard. After extensive research across California (SF to LA and everywhere in between) for who to consult for some of my skin concerns, I chose this clinic for Dr. Mabrie's multi-faceted expertise and reviews on meticulousness. I wasn't shorted, him and his team are incredible.
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5.0/5
Jul 8, 2020
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I've visited Mabrie Facial Institute twice, and both visits were stellar. All staff members, from the font-line staff, to assistants, all the way up to Dr. Mabrie were kind, caring, thoughtful- I honestly just can't say enough. At no time did I feel pressured about anything. Honestly (and trust me, I'm skeptical of most people), everyone there made me feel appreciated and cared for. They were patient with my endless questions, did very careful work, and were just overall so lovely and personable. I've honestly never had such a great experience before.
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5.0/5
Mar 5, 2020
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Dr David Mabrie He is amazing 😘
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5.0/5
Mar 2, 2020
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Best face guy around. Full stop.
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5.0/5
Feb 13, 2020
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I first came across Dr. Mabrie’s practice when I was reviewing the top 100 US aesthetic injectors list for 2019. While I had been to other offices in LA and NYC, I had been dying to go someplace in The Bay (where I live). Finally I had found a practice where I could draw up a beauty plan and see tangible, top of the line results. Fast forward to 2020 and I’m on my second visit with Kimberly for lower face enhancement and masseter slimming with Botox. The warmth, professionalism, and artistic vision of Kimberly and the Mabrie team is unparalleled — I highly recommend if you’ve been considering any type of cosmetic beautification, that you jump right into the chair at Mabrie Facial Cosmetics. Thanks again Mabrie team!! I love my results, and can’t wait to see you again in just a month’s time.
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5.0/5
Feb 5, 2020
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Dr. Mabrie is the most skilled filler doc in the bay area! He's so skilled and transparent about pricing. Also, his office is beautiful and the staff are so friendly. Highly recommend!!
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5.0/5
Jan 30, 2020
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Previously, I've used online coupons offers which slightly improved my sunken eye look, as well as the furrows on my brow and mouth. After receiving Dr. Mabrie's facial treatment, my husband who hadn't been too impressed with my coupon treatments, immediately said, "WowI Baby, you look so beautiful!" I cannot give a greater testimonial than that. And I too share my husband's sentiment - I do look damn amazing! 🙂
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5.0/5
Jan 29, 2020
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I have been going to Dr. Mabrie for probably seven years and I look better than ever! I saw his online discussions of his techniques and decided, this is the doctor for me! I have not been disappointed and it's definitely worth my 2.5-3 hour drive to San Francisco to get my treatments. He and his entire staff are excellent!
Google
5.0/5
Jan 28, 2020
Google Mabrie Facial Institute
I’m so happy with my results! Excellent service, David Mabrie and his team are awesome. I’m certainly coming back for a refinement treatment and touch ups in 9-12 months time. Thank you !!!!
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5.0/5
Jan 22, 2020
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If you’re interested in looking younger, or you feel self conscious about any particular part of your own face, GO SEE Dr. Mabrie! You won’t ever regret seeing this amazing, compassionate, incredibly talented and intelligent Doctor. He has changed so many lives, and he will make yours better too.
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5.0/5
Dec 3, 2019
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Truly, the best practitioner in the Bay Area, and one who keeps up to date on new developments in the field. Since 2017, when I first went to see Dr Mabrie after noticeable loss of volume in my face, he's carefully restored me back to my younger appearance. He doesn't ever suggest unnecessary treatments or over-inject; he's not cheap (nothing in San Francisco is), but his expert approach to fillers guarantees very natural-looking results that will elicit "Oh, you're looking so great!" comments, rather than the dreaded "Got some work done, huh?" Highly recommend him!
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