It seems as though my skin stretches awkwardly when I smile. What procedure would be recommended? (Photo)
Doctor Answers 3
Facial Enhancement Options
The lines that you are describing can be addressed with neuromodulators like Botox/Dysport to relax the activated muscles you see when you smile, or it can be improved with the use of hyaluronic acid dermal fillers to help fill out the area for more voluminous appearance. A consultation with a board certified cosmetic plastic surgeon or a dermatologist would be the first step in receiving a customized skin care program catered to your skin type, and to your specific concerns.
Xeomin, Botox, Dysport to smile lines
If the area you are concerned with is the area on the sides of your nose that flattens when you smile, you can use Xeomin, Botox or Dysport in that area to relax the muscle. I would recommend having an in office consultation to determine what is best for you.
Hope this helps!
Smile Solutions with Botox and Lasers
I'm not sure I completely understand, but if you mean the slight wrinkles that are caused with smiling-this can be treated with lasers and botox. I suggest seeing a cosmetic dermatologist for a formal evaluation. Best, Dr. Emer.
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