Many older people suffer from deeply-etched smile lines along the base of the nose and marionette lines that run from the corners of the mouth onto the chin. When these creases and folds are deep and pronounced, a specialized surgical procedure can be performed by Dr. Sofonio to restore a more youthful, attractive appearance.
Benefits of Smile Line and Marionette Line Excision
If you have inherited particularly deep and noticeable smile lines, you may be interested in this long-lasting treatment. You may have undergone various other therapies, including injections with dermal fillers, skin resurfacing, chemical peels, or others, but still have lines and creases that affect your confidence. The benefits of addressing deep smile lines and marionette lines with a meticulous incision technique include:
- Fast procedure – about one hour to complete
- No general anesthesia needed
- Shorter recovery time than a facelift
- Smooths deep nasolabial folds and marionette lines for many years