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What is the best way to remove deep lines on my upper lip. I am 69 y.O. Female with olive skin.?

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Dr. Morris Westfried
Dermatology
5 doctors agree

In brief: Fractionated laser

Botoxand fillerswill result in a temporary partial improvement.
For a longer lasting improvement fractionated laser offers the better option. Healing time with the fractionated erbium is less than 4 days. The procedure can be repeated if additional i provident is desired. The erbium offers a predictable safe reproducible result.

In brief: Fractionated laser

Botoxand fillerswill result in a temporary partial improvement.
For a longer lasting improvement fractionated laser offers the better option. Healing time with the fractionated erbium is less than 4 days. The procedure can be repeated if additional i provident is desired. The erbium offers a predictable safe reproducible result.
Dr. Morris Westfried
Dr. Morris Westfried
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Dr. Sahba Ferdowsi
Great answer. Wishing you'all the best.
Dr. Donald Kress
Surgery - Plastics
3 doctors agree

In brief: Many answers

The lines are called "rhagades", treatments; 1.
Restylane (dermal fillers) or juvaderm fillers 6months 2. Off-label silikon 1000 lasts 10+years 3. Dermabrasion - office procedure with an inconvenient recovery 5 years 4. Fractional lasers 5 yrs, co2 is more agressive that erbium different treatments are right for different patients. "olive" skin may be at risk for color changes.

In brief: Many answers

The lines are called "rhagades", treatments; 1.
Restylane (dermal fillers) or juvaderm fillers 6months 2. Off-label silikon 1000 lasts 10+years 3. Dermabrasion - office procedure with an inconvenient recovery 5 years 4. Fractional lasers 5 yrs, co2 is more agressive that erbium different treatments are right for different patients. "olive" skin may be at risk for color changes.
Dr. Donald Kress
Dr. Donald Kress
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Dr. Anifat Balogun
ENT - Head & Neck Surgery
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Improve Lip Lines

Agree with dr. Westfried that Botox and dermal fillers will provide temporary improvement of deep lip lines.
Fractional laser resurfacing will provide lasting improvement of lip lines. My preference is fractionall ultrapulse co2 laser. Our best results combine Botox or Dysport pre-treatment to allow for best collagen production and plumping.

In brief: Improve Lip Lines

Agree with dr. Westfried that Botox and dermal fillers will provide temporary improvement of deep lip lines.
Fractional laser resurfacing will provide lasting improvement of lip lines. My preference is fractionall ultrapulse co2 laser. Our best results combine Botox or Dysport pre-treatment to allow for best collagen production and plumping.
Dr. Anifat Balogun
Dr. Anifat Balogun
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Dr. Ralph Morgan Lewis
Family Medicine

In brief: See dermatologist

A dermatologist can discuss the variety of treatments for such conditions, e.
g. Botox, fillers, etc. If you smoke, stop, as that tends to increase those wrinkles.

In brief: See dermatologist

A dermatologist can discuss the variety of treatments for such conditions, e.
g. Botox, fillers, etc. If you smoke, stop, as that tends to increase those wrinkles.
Dr. Ralph Morgan Lewis
Dr. Ralph Morgan Lewis
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