Nasolabial grooves are the wrinkles that run from the end of the nose to the corners of the mouth. This is one of the most common expression signs occurring as we age. The treatment is done by infiltrating a dermic filler, like hyaluronic acid. Besides hydrating and stimulating the formation of new collagen, it is an excellent preventive treatment of this sign of ageing.
Between 20 and 30 min approximately.
It is totally tolerable. A local anesthetic cream is applied before the treatment.
Between 1-2 sessions, depending on each case.
The result is visible immediately after the application and improves over the following days.
Between 6 and 12 months, however this can vary depending on the absorption capacity of each patient’s organism.
The side effects are those related to infiltration, which may cause slight discomfort or pain, inflammation, small hematomas which will only last a few days.
Avoid alcohol, physical exercise, saunas and swimming pools for 24 h. Avoid sun and UVA rays if there are bruises, until these have completely resolved. Thrombocid or arnica can be applied for bruises. Cremes with a sun protection factor.