TREATING SMILE LINES USING BOTOX IS A TREND IN EDMONTON! A smile line, frown line, and forehead line-free face are the signs of youthfulness; it gives the face a better look and boosts the overall confidence of an individual. As we age gradually, dynamic lines and wrinkles appear on our faces, and these lines are caused by the repeated movement of the facial muscles when we perform certain actions such as smiling or frowning. Genetics also plays an important role in the appearance of wrinkles.


Smile lines

Frown and smile lines cannot be treated with exercise, hydration, or diet. Although there is no particular age for the appearance of lines, these facial lines could start developing in patients who are twenty years old and above, while other patients develop the lines in their fifties.

One of the facial lines patients usually battle with is the deep wrinkles found in the glabella region, which is the lower forehead between the brows. There are ways to treat these lines; these methods are the best way to get rid of stubborn facial lines and regain youthfulness.

Botox is one of the most reliable ways to treat facial lines. Botox is very popular among people; many patients opt for Botox injections to regain their youthful looks. Fillers are also another option when treating facial lines and getting rid of the uncomfortable lines that affect your appearance.


What is Botox?

Botox is a neurotoxin drug made with the use of botulinum toxin. Botox is used to satisfy cosmetic needs by eliminating wrinkles and treating a wide range of muscular conditions. Botox is a non-surgical treatment that helps to relax the muscles responsible for lines on the forehead, brow, and eyes. It involves a procedure targeted at removing facial lines raising the brow, and opening wider eyes.

How does Treating smile lines using Botox and fillers work?

Muscle activities are responsible for increasing wrinkles and lines on the face; Botox treatment is used to treat these lines by reducing muscle activity. The treatment works by injecting Botox directly into the muscles located between the brows; this works by blocking the signals from nerves into the injected muscles through temporary paralysis, hence preventing the lines from forming.

Does treating smile lines using Botox and fillers

treatment hurt?

Botox treatment does not cause any serious discomfort during treatment; the injection impact is designed to be very minimal. However, patients may experience little discomfort during treatment. Some experts numb the treatment area before injecting the area with a local anesthetic cream. After the treatment, there is little, or no pain felt. Patients could also experience other side effects such as nausea and drooping of the eyelid, temporal.

Is treating smile lines using Botox and fillers

good for everybody?

No, Botox is not for everyone; individuals with reactions to the composition of the Botox treatment cannot use Botox. Patients with myasthenia gravis or Lambert-Eaton syndrome and other neuromuscular disorders are at an increased risk of experiencing serious side effects when they use Botox treatments.

When will I start seeing the results of Botox treatment?

Patients can see the effects of Botox treatment between two to three days after the treatment; there is also a gradual improvement over time. Patients will see an improvement in the frown lines between their brows after a few days of treatment.

 How long does Botox treatment last?

Botox treatment lasts for 3 to 5 months. To maintain a wrinkle-free face, we advise you to continue with regular Botox treatment; when you discontinue the treatment, there is a high probability that the lines and wrinkles will develop again. Therefore, It is best to plan a regular appointment with your consultant to maintain the facial treatment.

Treating smile lines using  fillers

What are fillers?

Fillers are another way to treat lines and wrinkles. Fillers help rejuvenate facial features to give the face a natural look and boost self-confidence. Fillers help to restore the areas of the skin to help restore appearance. Patients have different options when they choose fillers. There are different filler products, including Belotero, Restylane, and Juvederm. Fillers are clear gels that work by mimicking the roles of hyaluronic acid, which is a naturally occurring substance produced in the body. Fillers work with the hyaluronic acid produced by the body to fill the face, smooth wrinkles, and plump the face instantly when patients use fillers. The result of the filler treatment depends on the type of filler used.

How do fillers work?

Fillers are gels or substances that work by injecting treatments beneath the skin’s surface to add volume, contour, and smooth lines and wrinkles. The treatment works by augmenting the skin by drawing in water to remove the wrinkles.

What part of the body can the filler treat?

Fillers are meant to treat the face, and they are used to restore the face and replace the loss of volume in the face to give the patient a youthful appearance and rejuvenate the skin. The areas that can be treated include the lips, cheeks, chin, and many other areas on the face.

When do I start seeing the result?

The result of the treatment is instant; improvement comes gradually in the course of 2 to 4 weeks.

How long does the treatment last?

The treatment procedure can take about 15 to 30 minutes, and the treatment lasts between 9 and 18 months; regular treatment can also lead to the longevity of the treatment. The longevity also varies among patients, the severity of the treatment, and the type of filler used.

Are fillers treatments painful?

Fillers treatments are generally painless, and it does not require an anesthetic as it only requires tiny injections into the skin.

Are fillers safe?

Yes, fillers are safe; the FDA has approved them to treat wrinkles and lines to bring about youthful and smooth skin. The treatment is meant to induce Hyaluronic Acid to treat the skin cells naturally; this way, there are no allergic reactions.