The lines that run from the corners of your mouth towards the jawline are known as marionette lines. When these lines are deep, they can affect your appearance, making you appear more tired, older, and stern than you actually are.
Temporary hyaluronic acid fillers can beautifully fill in the wrinkles around the mouth, softening or even eliminating the marionette lines. At Ageworth, our cosmetic physicians treat marionette lines according to a personalized treatment plan, ensuring a natural result that suits you.
At Ageworth, a filler treatment for marionette lines always begins with a personalized consultation. One of our physicians will discuss your goals, desires, and needs before the treatment. It’s possible that you may be bothered by marionette lines but also wish to address sagging corners of the mouth. By using a combination of injectables, both issues can be effectively addressed. The amount of fillers and the desired results are tailored to factors such as your age and appearance, allowing us to reveal the best version of yourself with fillers. If you agree with the treatment plan, the procedure can be scheduled, potentially immediately after the consultation.
Every injectable treatment starts with thorough cleansing and disinfection of the skin. The cosmetic physician then marks the injection points based on the treatment plan. The filler is injected using a needle or a blunt cannula, depending on the treatment area and your skin type. After injecting the fillers, the area is gently massaged to ensure proper distribution. After the treatment, you will receive comprehensive aftercare instructions to maximize the benefits of the treatment. A marionette lines treatment typically takes 45 minutes (including consultation).
There is no recovery time required after a filler treatment. You can resume your daily activities immediately. However, your skin may appear slightly red and sensitive due to the injections. In some cases, small bruises may occur after a filler treatment, which typically fade within a few days. Avoid visiting the gym, tanning beds, or saunas during the first week after the treatment. Wait at least two weeks before visiting a beautician. UV radiation can accelerate skin damage in the treated area, so it is essential to minimize sun exposure and always apply a sunscreen with a minimum SPF 30. Applying a nourishing (scar) cream can speed up the skin’s recovery after an injectable treatment.
How Long Does the Result Last?
The results of a filler treatment are typically visible for six to twelve months. The body naturally breaks down the fillers over time. The duration of the effect varies per individual and depends on factors such as your skin type and lifestyle. If desired, a follow-up treatment can be arranged.