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Fillers or Dermabrasion for Lines Above Lips?
5 Doctor Answers | Asked by Persephone123 in London uk
Fillers or Dermabrasion for Upper Lip Lines
The answer depends on the amount and depth of the lip lines. Many lip lines are vastly improved with fillers. I strongly recommend you stay away from "permanent" or semi-permanent fillers because these terms describe their potential complications more than their pleasing results. Hyaluronic fillers either Restylane or Juvederm have a satisfactory track record and produce good results. Dermabrasion like chemical peels have rapidly of historical interest only. Better and more...
Fillers, Botox, Dermabrasion, fat grafting can all be useful
Upper lip wrinkle lines can be improved with fillers such as Juvederm and Restylane. The correction should last about 9 to 12 months. Usually it is advantageous to add filler to the borders of the lips as this helps efface the lines in these areas and can also provide fullness for the lips. Adding Botox will diminish the active wrinkling caused by the movement of your lip muscle and can enhance the result though not everyone likes the "feel" of Botox in the lips, and the Botox...
Lip lines or wrinkles and their treatment
The lines above your lips may have several causes. Treatment requires assesing the factors that play a role in the development of these lines. This may include: repetitive motion or pursing of the lips that occurs with smoking or facial expression. In this instance botunlinum toxin (dysport) could be very useful. involutional changes of the soft tissues are best treated with volume fillers such as Restylane Superficial wrinkles "lipstick bleed" lines may respond to superficial...
The best treatment for aging lines of the lips
I assume you mean aging lines of the upper lip. There are probably as many ways to treat this effectively as there are doctors. Each modality has its pros and cons. Chemical peels and dermabrasion have been used for decades with good results. Since the introduction of lasers in the 1990s I prefer to use laser for this. The major con to chemical peels, dermabrasion & lasers is that the cause some depigmentation in the course of eradicating these lines. If you have a baseline dark...
Use fillers for lines above lips
Easy answer is use very temporary fillers (Restylane, Juvederm) first. There are simple to inject, last 3 months, are inexpensive. If after a trail with the temporary fillers you can proceed to a semi lasting filler (Perlane, ArteFill). Dermabrasion is a surgery that has healing time of 2 weeks to months, and is much more expensive. The basic physiology of upper lip wrinkling: 1. Loss of volume in dermis or a thinning of the tissue causing a valley/crater appearance; 2. muscle...