Smile lines (nasolabial folds / marionettes)

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Treatment at a glance

Key benefit

Reduce smile lines

Treatment time

15 minutes



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8-12 months

Smile lines

Smile lines, scientifically known as nasolabial folds, hold a crucial role in conveying emotions and facial expressiveness.

These lines, which run from the sides of the nose to the corners of the mouth, are a natural part of facial movement and can deepen with age due to the loss of skin elasticity and volume. While they add character to the face, excessively prominent smile lines might lead to a tired or aged appearance.

Filler injections offer an effective way to address smile lines non-surgically. By restoring lost volume and promoting skin hydration, fillers can soften and diminish the depth of these lines, resulting in a more youthful and refreshed appearance. It’s important, however, that filler application is approached with balance and restraint. Overfilling can lead to an unnatural look. 

Ultimately, addressing smile lines with fillers goes beyond mere cosmetic enhancement; it helps individuals feel more confident, rejuvenated, and in harmony with their expressions. As with any cosmetic procedure, a personalized and professional approach is key to achieving natural and satisfying results.

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What are dermal fillers?

Dermal fillers are injectable substances typically made of hyaluronic acid, a natural component found in the body. They are used to restore volume, smooth out wrinkles, and enhance facial contours.

What areas can be treated with dermal fillers?

Dermal fillers can be used to treat various areas of the face, including the cheeks, lips, nasolabial folds (smile lines), marionette lines, under-eye hollows, and jawline.

Is the treatment painful?

Discomfort during the treatment is usually minimal. Most dermal fillers contain a local anaesthetic, lidocaine, to enhance patient comfort.

How long do the results last?

The duration of results varies depending on factors such as the type of filler used and individual metabolism. Generally, results from hyaluronic acid fillers can last anywhere from several months to over a year.

Are there any potential complications?

Common complications may include temporary redness, swelling, bruising, or tenderness at the injection sites. These effects usually subside within a few days.

What’s the downtime like?

Downtime is typically minimal. Most individuals can resume their normal activities immediately after the treatment. However, it is advisable to avoid intense physical activity, excessive heat exposure, and alcohol consumption for the first 24 to 48 hours to minimize the risk of complications.

Are dermal fillers reversible?

Dermal fillers can be partially or fully dissolved using an enzyme called hyaluronidase.

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Before & Afters

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