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Vertical Lip Lines

Vertical Lip Lines

 

Vertical lip lines, also known as “smoker’s lines” or “lipstick lines”, are caused by the natural breakdown of collagen around the mouth. As we age, skin loses its elasticity, and those lip lines become more defined over time. Factors such as smoking, sun damage, genetics, or repetitive pursing of the lips, can also aid in the development of lip lines.

The good news is, there are procedures that can drastically reduce the appearance of lip lines, restoring skin and helping you regain that smooth, youthful smile.

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Astonishing Results

  • Restore the fullness of the skin above the lips
  • Smooth, even skin around the mouth
  • Achieve a natural look without stiffness
  • Visibly reduce fine lines for a younger looking you
  • Results may vary patient to patient

Vertical Lip Line Treatment with Fillers

Restylane Silk is an FDA-approved filler used to reduce the visibility of deep lines around the mouth. The filler is composed mainly of hyaluronic acid, a naturally occurring sugar molecule within the body. As we age, hyaluronic acid diminishes, which leads to collagen loss. Restylane Silk contains smaller particles than comparable fillers, as well as a small dose of Lidocaine, allowing pinpoint precision and reduced discomfort during treatment.
Treatment with Restylane Silk provides patients a safe, natural way to replenish lost hyaluronic acid above the lip with virtually no downtime and immediate results. The injections take mere minutes to complete, and results last an average of six months or more.

Treatment with Carbon Dioxide Laser Resurfacing

As an alternative to fillers, treatment of vertical lip lines can also be achieved through Carbon Dioxide Laser Resurfacing. Through this procedure, high energy light penetrates deep into the treatment area to effectively remove damaged portions of the skin. Because Carbon Dioxide Laser Resurfacing is an ablative procedure, meaning it causes controlled injury to the skin, the body’s natural healing process is prompted. Collagen stimulation is sparked beneath the skin which paves the way for tightening and a drastic reduction in visible deep wrinkles.

Carbon Dioxide Laser Resurfacing provides long-term improvements to vertical lip lines with results often seen after a single treatment.

Highly Skilled Care at Esteem

Dr. Glass has years of experience providing patients with the best solutions for their vertical lip lines. Dr. Glass and his team are equipped with the expert knowledge and skill to deliver a younger, fresher looking you.

If you’re fed up with your "smoker's lines”, contact Esteem today at (775) 329-3000 for a complimentary consultation with Dr. Glass.

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