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Marionette Lines

“Marionette Lines” are the lines that run from the corners of the mouth vertically downwards towards the chin. They are named “marionette” because they can make you look like a marionette puppet if the creases are deep enough. They are caused by repeated movement of the mouth, coupled with the loss of fat and skin elasticity that occurs naturally as part of the ageing process. Lost skin volume causes lines to turn into deeper creases. They tend to give the mouth a down-turned look as if you are frowning even when you are not. Many people feel these lines make them look sad, tired, or older than they truly are.

  • Marionette Lines Treatment
    from $550
    with 1ml Dermal Filler

Treat Marionette Lines With Dermal Fillers

The appearance of marionette lines can be corrected through injections of anti-wrinkle dermal fillers in and around the lines themselves. Such injections correct lost volume, taking away the “sad” look caused by marionette line wrinkles and nasolabial folds. The goal of a marionette line treatment is to soften their appearance, rejuvenating that part of your face.

Who Is Suitable to Have This Treatment?

Candidates for marionette line treatment are adults who want to combat visible signs of ageing, wrinkles, and folds in the lower face, chin, and mouth area. You may have recently noticed these wrinkles as a result of ageing, or you may always have had lines in this area as a result of your genes. Ideal candidates are at or near a healthy weight and are in good overall health. If you are concerned about the appearance of lines around your chin, dermal filler injections may be right for you.

Benefits of Marionette Lines Treatment

Dermal fillers are an effective minimally invasive alternative to a surgical facelift. You can restore volume loss and improve the appearance of nasolabial folds without the risks and side-effects associated with going under the knife.

Reverse Visible Signs of Ageing

Marionette lines are a noticeable sign of ageing caused by a drop in elastin and collagen production. Dermal fillers restore the loss of volume and increase the production of these age-fighting proteins to achieve a natural-looking improvement. 

Restore Your Smile

Deep wrinkles and marionette lines tend to appear as a downturn from the corners of the mouth. This has the effect of causing a frowned facial expression. By restoring volume to the area, marionette lines treatment can restore your youthful smile.

Natural-Looking Improvement

The procedure helps you to be the best version of yourself. Results are natural-looking, and most people won’t be able to tell you’ve had “work done”. They’ll only notice how much younger and healthier you look. 

Non-Invasive Procedure

Dermal fillers for marionette lines is a non-surgical cosmetic treatment that requires no downtime or disruption to your daily routine. You may experience mild swelling or bruising post-procedure, but the symptoms should subside over 48 hours. 

What to Expect

The marionette lines are treated with dermal filler anti-wrinkle injections during an office visit lasting under an hour. Several types of injectable filler products are commonly used for marionette lines. Fillers come in a few different types; permanent, semi-permanent and non-permanent. By far, the most common is non-permanent because its effects are temporary and can be easily reversed. Permanent filler can only be removed surgically. Each filler differs in the exact manner in which it builds up volume under the skin, as well as the length of time it remains in the cheeks and chin area.

Your practitioner will recommend the type and brand of filler that’s best for you.

First, a topical anaesthetic cream may be applied, or it may be included with the filler material when injected. Then, multiple small injections are delivered through a thin needle. These injections are placed at sites in and surrounding the crease of the marionette lines on either side of your mouth.

Immediately after this injection process, patients can leave the office and return to work. There is no required recovery period, and no bandages need to be worn. These factors have made marionette line treatment a popular “lunchtime” treatment for those looking for a fast treatment with immediately visible results.

The effects of marionette line injections remain visible for 6-12 months. Eventually, the body absorbs the injected dermal filler, and the lines will reappear. Many patients opt to undergo regular injections to maintain their smooth appearance of the lower face.

Dо Marionette Line Filler Treatments Hurt?

The injection of the anti-wrinkle dermal filler is not painful. A topical anaesthetic is applied before the treatment to minimise any discomfort. You may feel some pressure during the injection, but no pain. After the procedure, you may experience some mild swelling or bruising around the injection sites for up to 48 hours. 

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After receiving dermal filler marionette lines treatment, you can leave the clinic and carry on with your regular routine. For most people, the only noticeable side effect is mild bruising around the injection sites. You can immediately apply make-up to conceal the signs of treatment. Apart from your more youthful-looking and defined lower face, your friends and colleagues will be unaware of your cosmetic procedure.

Ноw Long Do Mаrіоnеttе Lіnе Fillers Lаѕt?

Results for marionette line filler anti-wrinkle treatments typically last from 6 to 12 months. The longevity of the results depends on the metabolism and lifestyle of the patient, and the amount of dermal filler product used. 

We usually recommend that you return to the clinic for a marionette line filler top-up after around 6 months to maintain your desired results. 

Possible Risks and Complications

After dermal filler injections into the marionette line area and lower face, side effects can include redness, swelling, and tenderness in the injection site. These effects usually subside within two days. Any redness and bruising can be camouflaged with make-up. Serious complications are rare but include infections and allergic reactions to the injected filler.

It is also possible for the treatment to result in asymmetry, usually caused by uneven injections into each marionette line. This can be avoided by choosing a skilled practitioner to deliver the injections. The injected dermal filler can also migrate into lumps underneath the skin. These can often be massaged away to redistribute the filler. To reduce the likelihood of these uneven lumps, avoid rubbing or touching the treated area of the lower face for several days after receiving dermal filler injections.

How Much Does It Cost to Treat Marionette Lines With Dermal Filler?

This treatment begins at $480, which includes 1mL of dermal filler. Patients with particularly deep or prominent marionette lines may require additional product to achieve their desired results. 

Schedule a free consultation visit to discuss your treatment specifics and obtain a personalised price estimate.