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How Painful Is Smile Line Filler?

By January 16, 2023 No Comments
Smile line filler—also referred to as nasolabial fold filler—is a popular procedure that helps fill in and disguise the folds that extend from the nose to the corners of your mouth. The procedure requires precision and expertise because it is easy to overfill the area and create a puffy appearance. Additionally, many people with smile lines may not necessarily be good candidates. However, for those who are, they often ask, “How painful is smile line filler?” For the most part, the smile line filler treatment is not overly painful. Patients generally remain fairly comfortable during the procedure. Topical numbing cream is usually applied before the injections. Also, since hyaluronic acid fillers are the most commonly used, most of them also contain a small amount of lidocaine to ease the injections during the process. It is normal to feel some slight discomfort, but for most patients, this is completely bearable. Our injectors can also use a vibration device that helps distract your brain from the feeling of the injection. We have several pain management options available for your smile line filler injections. To learn more and schedule a consultation, call us at 425-775-3561. You can also reach out online via chat, contact form, or Price Simulator.
Dr. Craig Jonov specializes in plastic surgery of the face, breast, and body and has decades of experience providing the top surgical and non-surgical cosmetic services.