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Nasolabial Folds

A lifetime of smiling and laughing will eventually etch a set of "parentheses" lines that run from the outer nostrils to the corners of the mouth. They detract from the smooth skin that we associate with youth, and can make you look like you're frowning even when you're not. Dr. Mabrie offers the latest in fillers and injection techniques to erase these and other lines quickly and painlessly.

Nasolabial Folds
& The Attractive Face

Something to Smile About

Research shows that we find smooth, unwrinkled skin to be more youthful and attractive. So for many women and men, "smile lines" are nothing to smile about. They can make the face look drawn, tugging at the corners of the mouth and creating an unattractive scowl. Even women and men in their 20s and 30s may have deep nasolabial folds, which can make them look much older than they feel. The primary cause for heavy nasolabial folds is sagging of the cheeks due to volume loss. Often it is important to address the primary problem, cheek volume loss. By augmenting the cheek bones and supporting/ lifting the cheek skin, the nasolabial folds are naturally reduced.

Dr. Mabrie can correct nasolabial folds with facial fillers such as Restylane®, Restylane® Lyft, RADIESSE® and JUVÉDERM® in San Francisco. These remarkable products lift and fill lines such as nasolabial folds from underneath, with results that can last from 6 months to over a year. Many patients who seek to correct nasolabial folds are surprised to learn that by using fillers under the eyes or in the cheeks, Dr. Mabrie can create a more significant improvement in the overall attractiveness of the face.

Facial Dermal Fillers

Cheek Augmentation

Featured Cases

Case 404

ABOUT OUR PATIENT This patient came to me with two goals. The first was to correct his nose, he had a Surgical Rhinoplasty 2 decades previously but felt his nasal bridge could be straighter and his nasal tip more defined. The second was to enhance his cheeks and he was interested in learning the difference between cheek implants, fat transfers and facial dermal fillers. DR. MABRIE'S TREATMENT PL...

Case 401

ABOUT OUR PATIENT As soon as this soon-to-be Full Face patient stepped into my San Francisco office, I noticed the inherent elegance of her face. I saw opportunities to reverse the effects of aging, accentuating her features and restore her natural allure non-surgically. DR. MABRIE'S TREATMENT PLAN This patient's primary issue was a facial sagging that distracted from her striking features. I i...

Case 343

ABOUT OUR PATIENT Ever since she could remember, this patient had laugh lines that distracted from her graceful good looks. Last year, after searching around for non-surgical laugh line reduction in San Francisco, she was referred to our practice by one of her good friends. Soon after, she stopped by my office for an in-depth consultation.  DR. MABRIE’S TREATMENT PLAN  The...

Case 230

ABOUT OUR PATIENT Developing bags under your eyes is a common sign of aging that can be easily remedied with the use of facial Dermal Fillers. This particular patient of mine, from Northern California, approached me about the bags she started seeing beneath her eyes. She visited my office located in the San Francisco Bay Area, and we discussed non-invasive, non-surgical cosmetic solutions. DR....

Case 171

ABOUT OUR PATIENT A successful hair stylist in San Francisco, this patient came in to see me about persistent dark circles under her eyes. These circles caused her to look tired no matter how much sleep she tried to get every night. This is a common concern for most patients who come to see me for a consultation, so I had plenty of non-surgical solutions to offer her. These dark circles were bei...

Case 119

ABOUT OUR PATIENT When this particular patient, a San Francisco businesswoman, first came in to talk to me about the possibilities of plastic surgery, she wanted to know how to remove the wrinkles that were starting to show in different areas around her face using non-surgical methods. We also talked a little bit about adding more definition to her cheekbone area. This case interested me quite a...

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Through his experience and training with fillers, Dr. Mabrie understands precisely how much correction is needed to leave you looking natural, not "worked on." And because he uses an innovative, flexible microcannula, he can minimize bruising, swelling and discomfort. Learn more about dermal fillers for nasolabial folds.

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Mabrie Facial Cosmetic: David C. Mabrie, MD
166 Geary Street
13th Floor

San Francisco, CA 94108
Phone: (415) 445-9513
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