4 Best Treatments for Nasolabial Folds (Smile Lines)

4 Best Treatments for Nasolabial Folds (Smile Lines)

There are many different treatments available to address nasolabial folds, depending on the specific firmness of the skin. Here are MovMore 4 best filler treatments for nasolabial folds.

What Are Nasolabial Folds (Smile Lines)?

Nasolabial folds, commonly known as smile lines or laugh lines, are the creases that extend from the nose to the corners of the mouth. Despite being considered a common expression line, most people are unaware of what causes nasolabial folds and the available treatments to reduce these lines and wrinkles, ultimately enhancing their self-esteem.

What causes nasolabial folds?

There are various reasons why these wrinkles appear and deepen, beyond genetic factors. These include:

  • Aging
  • Excessive sun exposure without protection
  • Smoking
  • Repeated facial expressions
  • Poor diet

How To Prevent Nasolabial Folds (Smile Lines)

There is no specific age to begin to be concerned about smile lines and wrinkles around their lips. To address this, it is recommended to:

  • Adopt a healthier lifestyle, including eating a healthy diet that is rich in fruits, vegetables, and whole grains
  • Avoid smoking
  • Get enough sleep
  • Wear sunscreen every day, even on cloudy days
  • Manage stress
  • Use a moisturiser regularly.

 Ensure you stay nourished, hydrated, and well-rested for optimal skin care.

Best Nasolabial Folds (Smile Lines) Treatments

1. Dermal Fillers

Dermal Fillers are a great solution for addressing unwanted wrinkles and lines that emerge as natural ageing decreases the skin's collagen and hyaluronic acid. This procedure is currently the most widely used. Fillers are particularly effective in filling in these creases. However, it's essential to note that only filling the lines isn't enough; we also need to "lift" the sides of the face. To determine if this is the right treatment for you, we recommend a prior consultation with one of our trained and certified professionals.

2. Ultraformer III

Ultraformer is designed to enhance collagen structures in your skin, promoting tightness and strength to combat sagging and achieve a more youthful appearance and texture. This versatile treatment not only excels in skin lifting and tightening but also addresses concerns such as lines, wrinkles, pores, skin tone, and laxity. The results persist over several months, continuously stimulating collagen production for sustained improvements.

3. Micro needling 

Micro needling is a cosmetic procedure designed to stimulate collagen production. This innovative technique aids in smoothing, firming, and toning the skin, while also contributing to the improvement of scars, acne, and wrinkles. By inducing collagen through micro-perforations in the skin, noticeable results can be observed within 15 days post-application. 

4. Radiofrequency

Radiofrequency is a non-surgical treatment to tighten your skin, effectively combating sagging in both facial and body areas. The procedure employs energy waves to heat the deep dermal layer, stimulating collagen production for a rejuvenated and firmer skin appearance.

How to Choose the Right Treatment for Nasolabial Folds

Many treatment options exist to address wrinkles and lines, depending on the skin's level of sagging. For younger skin, we typically recommend dermal fillers – these injections work to diminish depth and enhance the appearance around the nasolabial folds. In cases of severe sagging, specialised protocols are employed, tailored to your skin type. For lax skin, we first suggest collagen bio-stimulation to restore facial support, followed by filler injections once the skin is adequately prepared to receive the correct amount of hyaluronic acid, ensuring a natural outcome.

We highly recommend a consultation to assess the degree of sagging and determine the most suitable treatment. You don't have to wait for sagging to become noticeable; prevention is key. Treatments like Sculptra can be utilised, even in conjunction with fillers, to achieve enhanced and prolonged results.

At Movmore, your protocol is personalised. The optimal treatment for you depends on the specific results you desire. Book your evaluation now to discover the best protocol tailored just for you.

Nasolabial Folds Fillers Treatment - Before and After