Upper face

Upper face

With the Merz Aesthetics Scales, you will find a comprehensive rating system to measure skin changes of the upper face and evaluate treatment success.


  • Forehead lines

    Validated forehead lines grading scale – at rest

    0=No lines | 1=Mild lines | 2=Moderate lines | 3=Severe lines | 4=Very severe lines

    Validated forehead lines grading scale - dynamic (with expression)

    0=No lines | 1=Mild lines | 2=Moderate lines | 3=Severe lines | 4=Very severe lines

  • Brow positioning

    Validated brow positioning grading scale

    0=Youthful, refreshed look; high arch eyebrow | 1=Medium arch eyebrow | 2=slight arch of the eyebrow | 3=Flat arch of the eyebrow; visibility of folds; tired appearence | 4=Flat eyebrow with barely any arch; marked visibility of folds; very tired appearence

  • Glabellar lines

    Glabellar lines – at rest

    0=No glabellar Lines | 1=Mild glabellar Lines | 2=Moderate glabellar lines | 3=Severe glabellar lines | 4=Very severe glabellar lines

    Glabellar lines – dynamic

    0=No glabellar Lines | 1=Mild glabellar Lines | 2=Moderate glabellar lines | 3=Severe glabellar lines | 4=Very severe glabellar lines

  • Crows feet

    Validated crow's feet grading scale – at rest

    0=No wrinkles | 1=Mild glabellar Lines | 2=Moderate wrinkles | 3=Severe wrinkles | 4=Very severe wrinkles

    Validated crow's feet grading scale – dynamic (with expression)

    0=No wrinkles | 1=Mild glabellar Lines | 2=Moderate wrinkles | 3=Severe wrinkles | 4=Very severe wrinkles

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