Smokers Wrinkles are characterised by fine lines and wrinkles around the mouth area and upper and lower lip. These vertical, perioral lines can be smoothed out via various treatment options to create a more youthful and refreshed appearance on smokers and non-smokers.
Treatment options for these stubborn vertical wrinkles include: Dermal Fillers and Fractional Laser treatments.
Smokers Wrinkles treatment prices vary depending on your overall situation, expectations and treatment option selected.
Dermal Fillers prices start from $575 – $700
Fractional Laser prices start from $700
Initial consultation is between $120 – $150, redeemable upon treatment
The best treatment option will depend on your desired outcome.
Your initial Smokers Wrinkle consultation and subsequent procedure can be undertaken at one of our cosmetic clinics in Australia (be it in Sydney, Canberra, Adelaide or the Gold Coast).
*Results may vary from patient to patient. **All photos are of patients from Cosmos Clinic, and all ‘after’ images are taken 6 weeks post operation.
What treatments for Smoker’s Wrinkles are available?
The best treatment for upper lip wrinkles or lines around the mouth will depend on a number of individual factors and your desired outcome. At Cosmos Clinic we offer a number of lip line treatment options and can also combine treatments to give you the best possible result.
Dermal Fillers/ Skin Boosterd
At Cosmos Clinic we only inject the highest quality Dermal Fillers to smooth and fill lines in the upper lip and around the mouth. The filler is made from a naturally occurring substance found in the body and usually lasts about 12 months when used to treat Smoker’s Lines. Dermal Fillers can also be used to enhance the shape of the lip and create a more defined lip border. Product selection will vary according to the patient’s requirements and the severity of their Smoker’s Lines. Treating Smoker’s Lines with Dermal Fillers costs between $350 and $850.
Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP)
Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) is a natural treatment used for improving skin appearance, texture and elasticity. As simple as a small blood test, your blood is spun in a centrifuge to extract your plasma which is then used to treat lines around the mouth. It does this by stimulating the production of collagen. Treating Smoker’s Lines with PRP costs between $400 and $600.
Fractional Lasers such as the Profile Sciton Laser are often used as an effective treatment for upper lip wrinkles. The treatment targets a “fraction” of the skin by causing thousands of tiny perforations to the Smoker’s Line, but leaves the surrounding unwrinkled skin intact. Healthy cells move into the treated area and cause collagen stimulation. Improvements continue for 3 to 6 months and the number of treatments required will vary depending on individual factors. On average patients usually require 1 to 2 treatments when used in combination with PRP. Please see the video below for more details on Fractional Laser. Treating Smoker’s Lines with Fractional Laser costs $700.
How do I know which upper lip wrinkle treatment is best for me?
To get a more accurate idea of which treatment or treatment combination will work best for you, a consultation at one of our clinics is recommended. During the consultation you can discuss your treatment options, the results you can expect to achieve and an exact costing. The cost of a consultation is $120 and is fully redeemable if you go ahead with a treatment.
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COVID-19 UPDATE – WE ARE OPEN FOR LIMITED TREATMENTS.
To comply with NSW Public Health Orders, Cosmos Clinic is currently only providing surgical procedures, and medical procedures performed by Australia Health Practitioner Regulation Authority (AHPRA) Registered health practitioners that involve the prescribing of Schedule 4 medications or procedures requiring venous access or post-operative care for our surgical patients. Our surgical procedures are only performed at our licensed and accredited Day Surgery facility. We are not providing any treatments that may be provided by persons who are not AHPRA Registered health practitioners, such as beauticians, including laser skin treatments.
COVID-19 Safety Measures
To minimise the risk of transmission and maintain a safe environment for treatments at Cosmos Clinic:
patient and visitor screening questions* are located at entries, along with QR Codes and a hand hygiene station. Patients and visitors are required to answer the screening questions in that checklist, and check in using the QR Code. Patients and visitors who do not pass the screening test will be turned away;
face masks must be worn (unless evidence of an exemption is provided). Face masks are provided for those who do not have their own;
physical distancing requirements are in place;
hand hygiene stations are provided throughout the Clinic.
*The screening checklist questions are those set out in the NSW Ministry of Health COVID-19 Screening and NSW Healthcare Facilities document, dated 17 July 2021, and updated as restrictions change.