One of the first things that people notice about another person’s face is their smile so it is really important that you feel happy and confident with your smile however there are some things that can prevent people from being happy with their smile. At the London Cosmetic Clinic we can alter and improve the appearance of your smile with the use of non-invasive treatments such as Botulinum toxin injections.
Some people find that their upper lip lifts up too high when they smile, showing too much of the gum line and making them feel self-conscious about their smile. This is caused by the muscles in the upper lip working too hard and over-extending so we use small, carefully positioned injections of Botulinum toxin to block the nerve impulses and therefore stop the muscles from lifting the lip too much whilst still allowing you to smile.
Sometimes people avoid smiling in photos because they don’t like the shape of their face when they smile, often due to overdeveloped jaw muscles which can make women’s face look less feminine and out of proportion. In these cases we can also use a course of Botulinum toxin injections so the muscles are used less and over time start to naturally reduce in size. We also offer a range of dermal fillers that can plump out wrinkles so you can smile with confidence instead of worrying about looking older.
Before any treatments we take you through a very thorough consultation to determine the best course of action for you. In order to keep your final results as natural looking as possible, we will ask you to go through a series of expressions at your consultation and work with your features and face shape. As these treatments are not permanent, you can choose to have the treatment redone if you wish or have a top-up treatment to alter the final result if need be.
To find out more about any of our treatments please feel free to browse our website or contact us on 0203 5813391 to speak with a member of our friendly and knowledgeable team.
As time goes by our skin starts to display signs of aging, some of which are easier to hide than others. One such sign of aging is fine lines around the nose and the mouth which cannot be disguised with makeup and can appear worse due to several factors such as lifestyle, UV exposure and excess use of the facial muscles. At the London Cosmetic Clinic we specialise in anti-aging solutions using the very best filler products on the market.
The dermal fillers we primarily use for lines around the nose and mouth are Restylane and Juvederm. These are both sterile gels that aren’t animal or human derived and consist of hyaluronic acid. As hyaluronic acid is naturally found in the body, it is biocompatible and highly unlikely to cause an adverse reaction. It is also biodegradable, unlike surgically implanted fillers. As well as just plumping out the skin, hyaluronic acid gives the skin elasticity and doesn’t give the rigid, ‘sticking out’ effect of implanted fillers.
Before your procedure we will assess your face, the depth and position of the lines and discuss your desired results. We typically treat marionette lines, smokers’ lines, drooping mouth corners and nose-to-mouth lines but as everyone’s face is different, we tailor the treatment precisely to you, both in where the fillers are injected and the amount used. On the day of your treatment a numbing agent will be applied 15-30 minutes beforehand and you can hold a hand mirror whilst the filler is injected so you have complete control of your results.
There are so many benefits of using hyaluronic-based fillers for diminishing the appearance of lines and wrinkles; it is naturally found in the body so there is very little chance of a reaction, it is flexible, it is biodegradable so over time will disappear and it’s a non-invasive treatment so you have no scars, no anaesthetic and no prolonged recovery time. Our dermal fillers give a renewed youth around the nose and mouth areas and the results can last up to 18 months. After then, it’s up to you whether you have the treatment repeated or not.
To find out more about our dermal fillers or any other treatments, contact us on 0203 5813391 and a member of our friendly, knowledgeable team will be happy to answer any queries.