The Nasolabial Fold is the deep crease running from either side of the nose down towards the corners of the mouth. Also known as a “smile line,” this crease is created by repeated movement of the mouth. Nasolabial Folds Fillers with Hyaluronic Acid helps to smooth the deep wrinkles that run from the nose to the mouth, making them much less apparent.
- Strategic points are marked on the face as the appropriate injection sites for the filler.
- Usually, the injections are easily tolerated but can help using a cold instrument to chill the skin, anesthetic cream to numb the skin or injection of local anesthesia.
- The process of injecting, massaging, and evaluating the result is performed, and additional filler added as needed.
- Once the results are considered satisfactory, any marks will be cleaned off, to reduce swelling and relieve any discomfort an ice pack can be offered. Although the area may feel a minimum tender for a day or two, it is usually not painful enough to require any medication.
In order to avoid swelling, don't drink alcoholic beverages or eat salty foods 24 hours after the treatment. Avoid significant movement or massage of the treated area. Unless instructed by the provider. All kinds of exercise are strictly prohibited for the next 24 hours after undergoing the treatment.
Avoid extensive sun or heat for 72 hours.
The result should be immediate, the patient will look natural with a better shape, although dermal filler results are temporary, they tend to last longer than other treatments and help enhance natural beauty for longer. Depending on skin type, lifestyle and, age, dermal fillers can last from 6 to 12 months.