What is the issue?
As the face ages, the frowning expresion caused by the corners of the mouth turning downward can convey a bitter and disapproving appearance.
A small amount of Botox into the muscles that pull down the corners of the mouth can diminish the downward pull on the corners of the mouth and allow the muscles that elevate the corners to take over hence subtly lifting the corners of the mouth.
If the grooves are deeper, combination with fillers may be needed.
When will results be seen?
Around 2 weeks
How long do the results last?
Results usually last 8-12 weeks
Is repeated treatment necessary?
What are the important side effects to be aware of?
Theroretical complications are those affecting the lower lip mainly affecting speaking, eating and drinking.