The shape, position, and size of the mouth are fundamental elements for the beauty and harmony of the face. The appearance, orientation, and position of the lips, represents youth, aging, or sadness. Anti-wrinkle injections can work in this area to assist in the elevation of the muscle that is responsible for the down turned mouth. These injections can also assist in reducing the puppet lines (the lines that start from the corners of the mouth to the chin). For optimum results, dermal fillers can also really assist in this area.
Why have I got a downturned mouth?
With age, skin loses elastin and collagen and causes the muscles to sag and the mouth corners to droop
What happens during the procedure?
Nurse Julie will carefully place the anti-wrinkle injections in the DAO muscle (depressor anguli oris) which will help to turn the mouth back up for a more youthful appearance.
*Assuming no bruising.
**Depending on severity, some patients may require further treatment at the time.