Best Wrinkle Filler for Laugh Lines Around Mouth?

I am thinking about a filler for laugh lines around my mouth. Is one filler better than another for this area?

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Treatment of smile lines

There is no definitive answer to this and it sometimes comes down to personla preference and experience with the products.

Juvederm Ultra is good but you must be very cautious when injecting this or any other products into superficial lines or wrinkles. They can produce visible raised ridges.

Chicago Plastic Surgeon
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My Preference is Juvederm

There certainly is nothing funny about Laugh Lines unless you are Steven Wright ( I put tape on the mirrors in my house so I don't accidentally walk through into another dimension) or Henny Youngman ( The Doctor says " You'll live to be 60" I am 60!! " What did I tell you").

Laugh lines, naso-labial folds, in my opinion, are best treated with Juvederm Ultra or Juvederm Ultra Plus. I find this product to be a little softer and more malleable than its competitors. If your naso-labial folds are very deep, Radiesse would be the preferred filler.

This is my particular preference, (and I do use a lot of Restylane, but there is great variance among physicians.

Arnold R. Oppenheim, MD
Virginia Beach Dermatologist
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Juvederm or Restylane for laugh lines around the mouth

Lip augmentation should be performed with an absorbable filler with a high safety profile and low complication profile, such as Juvederm or Restylane. The nasolabial folds are best addressed by a combination stimulatory and volume filler such as Radiesse. I have performed hundreds of Radiesse fillers with no complications and high satisfaction.

Raffy Karamanoukian, MD, FACS
Los Angeles Plastic Surgeon
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Filler choice

I assume you are referring the "nasolabial folds", the depression from the nostril to the corner of the mouth. Many filler choices are available for this area. Choice usually depends on the perference of the professional performing the injections. I personally like Restylane and Perlane. 

Edmond A. Zingaro, MD
San Francisco Plastic Surgeon
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