Topical Creams for Marionette Lines?

Are there creams that will deminish the look of marionette lines around the mouth without doing injections or fillers?

Doctor Answers 5

Creams will not treat marionette lines

Creams can improve the quality of your skin. Marionette lines are about the topography of your face. Creams can not alter this. You will need fillers or surgery to address this.

Wayne Plastic Surgeon
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Creams for marionette lines

Hi, creams and lotions are really not enough to fill in marionette lines around the mouth -- these are just too deep and require fillers.  Creams can help with fine lines, such as the crows' feet around the eyes, although they will not diminish them completely.  Good luck, /nsn.

Nina S. Naidu, MD, FACS
New York Plastic Surgeon
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 The lines are from the pull of muscles, not due to textural changes. Therefore creams of any sort will not help.

    Fillers are the best for this. The appropiate use of BOTOX might help also, but this is the ideal place for fillers.

Arnold R. Oppenheim, MD
Virginia Beach Dermatologist
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Creams for Marionette Lines


There is no cream or skin care lotion that will help. The solution is either fillers, skin tightening lasers or surgery.

High quality skin care done regularly can help a little by improving over all facial skin appearance but thats about it.


Tanveer Janjua, MD
Bedminster Facial Plastic Surgeon
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