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What Causes Smile Lines & How to Treat Them

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prevent smile lines with our cheek filler service in Bangkok

Smile or cheek lines, also called nasolabial folds, are the facial lines that extend from the sides of the nose down to the corners of the mouth, usually formed when you smile. While they naturally become more prominent as one ages, many people look for ways to get rid of cheek lines for a more youthful appearance. Let’s delve into what causes smile lines and the treatments available at Nirunda Aesthetic Clinic, such as cheek fillers.

What Causes Smile Lines?

Smile lines are formed over time due to a combination of factors. The natural aging process leads to decreased collagen and elastin production in the skin, making it less firm and elastic. Repeated facial expressions such as smiling or laughing cause those lines to be more pronounced.

Additionally, your health and lifestyle, such as prolonged sun exposure, stress, and dehydration, can cause signs of aging, such as smile lines, to appear prematurely.

Natural Ways to Get Rid of Cheek Lines

There are several natural ways to slow down the signs of aging and reduce the appearance of smile lines. Staying hydrated by drinking at least 8 glasses of water daily helps maintain your skin’s elasticity and healthy looks.

A balanced diet rich in antioxidants, vitamins C and E, and Omega-3 fatty acids, such as green leafy vegetables, berries, and nuts, is beneficial to skin health. Having a healthy lifestyle with enough sleep and exercise, and avoiding smoking and excessive drinking can also keep signs of aging at bay.

Incorporate products with anti-aging ingredients into your daily beauty and skincare routine. Use products that contain retinol, hyaluronic acid, and peptides to promote collagen production. However, it’s best to consult your dermatologist before adding a new skincare product to your routine. You can also use makeup concealer and foundation to soften harsh lines.

It’s essential to wear daily sunscreen to protect your skin from harmful UV rays indoors and outdoors. When outdoors for a long time, wear broad-spectrum sunscreen, a hat, and protective clothing. Additionally, doing facial exercises can strengthen the muscles around your mouth and jaw and reduce the appearance of smile lines.

Clinical Treatments for Smile Lines

For those looking for more dramatic results, Nirunda Aesthetic Clinic offers a range of treatments to manage smile lines.

Dermal Filler

Injectable dermal fillers are a popular choice for addressing smile lines. Fillers, like hyaluronic acid, are made from substances compatible with the body and offer immediate results with minimal downtime. Cheek filler treatments can lift and add volume to the mid-face area, indirectly reducing the appearance of nasolabial folds. Meanwhile, fillers can be directly injected into the smile lines.

Nirunda Aesthetic Clinic offers Juvederm and Restylane facial fillers made of natural, biodegradable hyaluronic acid gel. When injected, it adds volume to the skin, making it appear plumper and smoothing out wrinkles and folds around the mouth. The results can last from 6 to 18 months, with the fillers naturally being metabolized by the body.

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Botox injections, a popular anti-aging treatment, are another effective option for treating smile lines. When injected into the face, botox works by relaxing the muscles around the mouth, reducing the appearance of wrinkles and lines in the treated area.

As a muscle relaxant, it’s primarily used for dynamic wrinkles that occur naturally around the eyes and mouth that become more prominent with aging. This treatment can last for 4 to 6 months, after which reapplication is needed.

Laser Skin Resurfacing

Advanced laser treatments at Nirunda Clinic can rejuvenate the skin by stimulating collagen production, improving skin texture, and reducing the appearance of smile lines. This type of treatment uses fractional CO2 lasers, which are effective in treating deeper lines and promoting skin renewal.

Platelet-rich Plasma

This innovative treatment uses platelet-rich plasma (PRP) from the patient’s own blood to enhance healing and encourage collagen production and cell regeneration. It can significantly improve skin texture and reduce the depth of smile lines.

Chemical Peels

Chemical peels involve the application of a chemical solution to exfoliate and remove the top layers of the skin, revealing smoother, younger-looking skin underneath. They can effectively reduce the appearance of mild to moderate smile lines.

Thread Lift

This is a minimally invasive procedure that involves inserting medical-grade thread material into the face and pulling the skin up for a lifting and rejuvenating effect. This can help reduce the sagging skin that contributes to smile lines.

Customized Skincare Regimen

Based on an individual skin analysis, Nirunda Aesthetic Clinic offers personalized skincare regimens that use top-grade skincare products to target aging signs like smile lines.

Get Rid of Cheek Lines

Treatments must be administered by trained and certified professionals like our doctors at Nirunda Aesthetic Clinic. Our dermatologists can recommend the best treatment, or combination of treatments, for optimal results. They specialize in non-surgical anti-aging treatments like dermal fillers and botox, using the latest techniques and state-of-the-art technology.

We offer comprehensive treatments and excellent service, from the first consultation to post-treatment care. Personalized treatment at our clinic ensures that every patient receives the best care for their condition and concerns. We use our extensive knowledge and experience to deliver the rejuvenated, youthful, and natural-looking results you desire. Book an appointment today.