Among the perioral wrinkles, the most common types are: the “bar code” (expression wrinkles on the upper lip), marionette lines and grooves at the corners. The treatment is done through small infiltrations of hyaluronic acid in the area to be treated. Hyaluronic acid, besides providing volume, hydrates and stimulates the production of new collagen, which is excellent as a preventive treatment. In some cases, it may be necessary to combine this with another type of treatment to obtain a better result, like: Neuromodulators, chemical peelings, Micro-needling, Fractional CO2 Laser.
30 – 45 min approximately.
It is totally tolerable. A local anesthetic cream is applied before the treatment.
The result is visible immediately after the application and improves progressively over the following days. It softens and/or eliminates the superficial and deep wrinkles.
Between 6 to 12 months, however this can vary depending on the absorption capacity of each patient’s organism.
The secondary effects are those related to infiltrations, which can cause slight discomfort or pain, inflammation or small hematomas, which are temporary and 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.