Marionette lines (also sometimes known as
'disappointment lines') are the lines that extend from the outer
corners of each side of the mouth all the way down towards the
chin. Some people naturally have deeper marionette lines than
others. Marionette lines form because of loss of the collagen that
supports the skin and gives it integrity; they can also be
exacerbated by smoking and sun exposure.
Such an appearance can be disconcerting to the
patient as it creates a permanent look of anger and
The benefits of BOTOX® injections
for the treatment of Marionette Lines
offer a safe, approved and non-surgical solution to the treatment
of marionette lines.
The goal is to lift
the corners of the mouth slightly to counteract this
This is an easy
procedure for a competent practitioner with experience. The
procedure takes 10 minutes and is very straight forward.
For maximum results we
can also use the fillers as an adjunct.