Plastic surgery blog about facial rejuvenation around the lips from Cincinnati, Ohio
Big changes happen to your mouth as you age. Taking steps to rejuvenate the mouth can have a significant impact on your appearance.
You do not have to be a smoker to get these! These annoying little wrinkles happen when the muscle around your mouth contracts millions of times over your life, folding your skin repeatedly until permanent creases form. This is just like folding paper in the same place repeatedly. Facelifts will not do anything for this. The best improvement will come from a combination of treatments. If you are serious about getting rid of these and slowing their return, you should consider Botox to decrease the muscle contractions. Next, deep laser or chemical peels can improve even deep wrinkles. Finally, injectable fillers can be used to add volume in the remaining lines. It is not usually possible to erase them completely, but dramatic improvements are possible with this combination of therapies.
The other major offender for aging the appearance of your mouth is loss of volume from your lips. Look at pictures of yourself from 20-30 years ago. You will most likely notice a big difference in your lip fullness. Injectable fillers can restore this fullness and make you look younger. It also reduces lipstick “bleed” into the wrinkles around your lips. Many women are worried their lips will look too big. You can rest assured that small amounts can be injected at a time while you check the results in a mirror. Once you get the improvement you want, we can stop.