Does everyone develop Marionette lines?
The answer in short is no. Not all faces are the same, nor do they age in the same way. Variables such as genetics and family predominance play a role, a patient may notice that older family members have these lines but in a more extensive pattern . Smoking, diet , UV radiation exposure and skin care regimen all play a factor in marionette line development.
How do you treat Marionette Lines?
In almost all instances the oral commissure or marionette lines are treated with dermal fillers. Botox can be injected to the area, but results in a less effective result. Dermal fillers are made of Hyaluronic Acid, a naturally occurring substance in the human body. The main role of dermal fillers is to restore loss of facial volume. Restoring lost volume gives the face a fuller appearance and most importantly for the lower face and chin removes the sag and downturn of the mouth.