Best Smile Line Treatment Solutions at Cerulean Medical Institute in Kelowna BC

The prominent creases of smile lines, also known as nasolabial folds, can impact one’s overall facial harmony and convey aging concerns. Fortunately, continued advancements in medical science and technology have led to an array of treatment options to address smile lines effectively.

Understanding Smile Lines

Before delving into treatment modalities, it’s crucial to understand the underlying anatomy and factors contributing to smile lines. Nasolabial folds develop between the mouth and nose due to natural aging associated with a loss of skin elasticity, and collagen depletion. As we get older, facial fat compartments shrink, slide and sag resulting in deep smile lines that create a shadow around the nose and mouth.

Dermal Fillers:

Composed of hyaluronic acid, dermal fillers use naturally occurring substances and processes to replenish lost volume, smooth wrinkles, and restore facial contours. By injecting fillers precisely in the area of the nasolabial folds, Dr. Chetty effectively renders a natural more youthful appearance.

Non-Surgical Facelifts:

Non-surgical facelifts have revolutionized the field of aesthetic medicine, offering a very safe and effective alternative to invasive surgical procedures for facial rejuvenation. The treatment process involves injections and energy devices to lift and tighten sagging skin. Nonsurgical facelifts can be used to comprehensively address the entire face or used in localized areas like the lower face and neck.


Neuromodulators, such as Botox offer an adjunct treatment option for addressing smile lines by relaxing the muscles that perpetuate their formation. Through careful administration in precise locations, neuromodulators can achieve subtle improvements in smile lines with an improved smile and less snarly appearance.

Collagen Stimulators:

Collagen stimulators encourage the body’s natural collagen production, thereby restoring volume and improving skin texture over time. In our bodies, collagen is responsible for skin turgor and strength. Collagen stimulators offer a gradual yet long-lasting solution for smile lines.


NeoFacials have emerged as a cutting-edge non-surgical treatment solution for addressing sagging skin and wrinkles, including smile lines. During a NeoFacial treatment, a customized blend of radiofrequency is delivered to stimulate collagen and elastin production. The innovative procedure combines advanced skincare technologies and therapeutic techniques to rejuvenate the skin from within. This results in lifting and tightening of the facial compartments.


Microneedling is an innovative approach to cosmetic injections that targets multiple areas within the treatment zone at once to stimulate collagen production more efficiently. By creating controlled micro-injuries, microneedling induces tissue remodeling and smooths out lines on nearly any area of the body.

Combination Approaches:

In many cases, the optimal approach to smile line treatment involves a combination of treatments tailored to the individual’s unique needs and goals. By combining dermal fillers, neuromodulators, collagen stimulators, NeoFacials and microneedling, patients can expect much more personalized natural results.

Consultation and Customization of Smile Lines Treatment

A crucial aspect of smile line treatment is the initial consultation, during which our trusted skincare experts at Cerulean Medical Institute assesses the patient’s concerns, facial anatomy, and aesthetic objectives to develop a personalized treatment plan that aligns with the patient’s goals. Open communication and collaboration between the patient and provider are essential for achieving optimal outcomes.

Post-Treatment Care

Following smile line treatment, patients should adhere to their personalized post-treatment guidelines to enhance results and minimize discomfort. It is common to experience minor discomforts including swelling and bruising, but these are usually short-lived and will resolve on their own. Treatment plans may vary but typically include avoiding strenuous activities, practicing proper sun protection, and attending follow-up appointments as recommended.

Longevity and Maintenance

The longevity of smile line treatments varies depending on the treatment option utilized– dermal fillers and neuromodulators typically provide immediate results lasting several months to a year, with collagen stimulators and radiofrequency offering long-lasting benefits with routine maintenance sessions. No matter the option used, patients can prolong their results by adopting and healthy and comprehensive skincare routine under the guidance of our skincare specialists.

Lifestyle Modifications

In addition to medical aesthetic treatments, certain lifestyle modifications can complement smile line treatment and promote long-term skin health. This can include a balanced diet rich in antioxidants and essential nutrients, staying hydrated, using sun protection when exposed to UVrays, avoiding smoking, limiting alcohol consumption, and practicing stress management techniques.

Establishing these routines into habits can be challenging, but adopting a holistic approach to skincare can help individuals optimize the results of their smile line treatments and enjoy a youthful, radiant complexion.

Continued Research and Innovation

The field of aesthetic medicine is constantly evolving, with researchers and practitioners alike striving to develop novel techniques and technologies for facial rejuvenation. From advanced and precise treatment planning to innovative skincare formulations that improve in-office results, patients have numerous effective treatment options and opportunities to enhance their natural beauty.

As new evidence emerges and technologies evolve, our skincare experts at Cerulean Medical Institute remain dedicated to staying at the forefront of innovation to provide our patients with the best possible care, offering a comprehensive range of cutting-edge treatment modalities to address smile lines effectively. Call our Kelowna skincare clinic on (778) 760-5050 to schedule your smile line treatment today.

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Dr. Praven Chetty is a multi-award winning aesthetic physician specializing in natural looking, long lasting results. Dr. Praven Chetty combines his vast knowledge of anatomy and ageing with evidenced based cutting-edge techniques for truly customized outcomes.