Shadows cast down on our face can create a deep triangle to the left and right of the nose to the corners of the mouth leaving the appearance of a fold around our mouth. This can occur as early as the mid-20s, or even earlier for those with a predisposed facial structure. They can leave us looking gaunter and creating a more hollow, aged appearance in the face.
Nasolabial Folds are grooves or lines found either side of the mouth from the nose, they become more evident when a person smiles.
There are a variety of reasons that nasolabial folds can become more evident. It could be from the natural process of the skin becoming saggier and thinner with age. These folds are a portion of the face dense with muscles to control our lips, almost everyone has nasolabial folds to varying degrees of severity.
If you have deep nasolabial folds, restoring volume to the skin underneath with dermal filler can smooth out the hollow and saggy appearance of nasolabial folds and create a plumper more youthful face
Dermal filler is an effective and non-surgical intervention that can be targeted at nasolabial folds, a skilled practitioner will determine the correct type of filler to use depending on how deep your nasolabial folds are.
Nasolabial folds can be noticed with overhead light in mild to medium instances, and even with front cast light for more severe cases. The fold itself can also become a problem area of blocked pores where the skin hangs over.
If you feel conscious about the appearance of your nasolabial folds, an assessment carried out by a skilled doctor can help determine your options for treatment.
Yes, dermal filler can be used to subtlely and naturally plump up the area below the nasolabial folds and fill in the missing volume in order to drastically decrease, or completely erase the appearance of the nasolabial folds and lines.