Aesthetic Clinic of the Year
South West and Wales
Based in Swindon

Aesthetic Clinic of the Year
South West and Wales 2023, based in Swindon

Nasolabial Folds

Nasolabial Folds

The term nasolabial folds might sound foreign, but you’re undoubtedly familiar with what it represents. These are the creases that run from the sides of your nose down to the corners of your mouth, a natural part of our facial structure that can deepen with age, leading to a more tired and aged appearance. In this article, we’ll explore how Botox can help reduce nasolabial folds, offering you a refreshed, youthful look.

Let’s get one thing clear before we proceed: Botox, as discussed in the blogs “Understanding the Basics of Botox Treatments” and “The Science Behind Botox: How Does it Work?“, is not a filler. Instead, it works by temporarily relaxing the muscles in the treated area, smoothing out wrinkles and reducing the appearance of fine lines. The depth and visibility of nasolabial folds can be significantly reduced with a proper application of Botox. This has become a popular treatment, thanks to its non-invasive nature and quick, noticeable results.

The Process

As with any cosmetic procedure, the first step is to have a consultation with a qualified and experienced medical professional. During this discussion, your practitioner should be able to assess your needs and guide you towards the most suitable treatment options. Remember, the consultation is a crucial step, not just a formality, and was the focus of one of our previous articles, “Key Questions to Ask Your Practitioner Before Botox“.

The actual treatment for nasolabial folds with Botulinum toxin is straightforward. The professional will inject small amounts of Botox into the muscles surrounding these folds, causing them to relax and smooth out. The treatment is quick, typically completed within 15-20 minutes, and does not require any recovery time.

Anna Medical Candid founder and lead practitioner

” I invite you for a no-obligation consultation to discuss YOUR concerns and goals. We will also talk about various treatment options and how they can improve your condition, boost your confidence and sense of well-being.” 

Benefits and Expectations

One of the advantages of using Botox for nasolabial folds is that it offers a more youthful and revitalised facial appearance without the need for surgery. Furthermore, as we discussed in “Exploring the Benefits and Risks of Botox“, the treatment has minimal side effects, usually limited to temporary redness or mild swelling at the injection sites. The effect of Botox usually lasts for about three to six months, after which the muscles gradually return to their previous state. Repeat treatments are necessary to maintain the results.

A Boost of Confidence

It’s not just about aesthetics. Deep nasolabial folds can sometimes cast a permanent frown or make individuals look older than they feel, leading to a dip in confidence and self-esteem. By addressing these folds, Botox can help you regain that self-assurance, allowing you to face the world with renewed optimism and a natural, vibrant smile. Are you interested in exploring how Botox could help soften your nasolabial folds? We invite you to book a consultation with our experienced practitioners who can guide you on your journey towards rejuvenated, youthful skin.
Botox Award
Anna receives the HIGHLY COMMENDED for BTX (Botox) Challenging Case Award from the International Academy of Advanced Facial Aesthetics

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Janet MehrezJanet Mehrez
20:50 15 Mar 23
I went for my first appointment with Anna nervous and not knowing what to expect. All the staff were friendly and professional, putting me at ease. Anna takes time to explain all the treatments available and listens to you, asking what you would like to achieve. It is a journey and she looks after you every step of the way.I am so happy with the treatments we decided on. Very subtle, boosting my confidence, my skin looks amazing. I can't stop looking in the mirror.A big thank you to Anna and her staff. An amazing experience from the very beginning.
Kerri LewisKerri Lewis
15:08 25 Jan 23
Dr Anna has changed my life, my confidence has been restored all thanks to her amazing work!The advice and guidance I received from herself and her team is invaluable, (particularly Kelly who went above and beyond to make me feel at ease each time I attended the clinic)The support and service I’ve received really is second to none. The clinic is immaculate and is also gorgeously furnished.I would very highly recommend Anna Medical Aesthetics to anyone looking to have an aesthetic procedure and rest assured it’s in the most professional of settings.Anna is very highly qualified, knows what she is talking about and has made me feel at ease during this entire process. I can quite confidently say I would never go anywhere else for advice or treatment!Thanks to Anna and her wonderful team!
Liss DLiss D
13:12 13 Nov 22
I have been seeing Anna for quite a few years for various facial procedures and the transformation from when we first met to now is incredible! This is all thanks to the amazingly talented Anna, who is a true professional, providing honest advice and guidance to get the best, natural looking results. I trust Anna implicitly and this, along with Anna’s wonderful team, is the reason I wouldn’t go anywhere else for help to age gracefully 😉 Thank you all for doing such an amazing job!
Katerina LeonidaKaterina Leonida
09:28 28 Sep 22
Went to Anna to get my skin ready for my wedding. I have had wonderful hydro facials, skin pen with Erica who has helped reduce pigmentation from scaring on my skin. My skin feels so smooth and looks amazing without make up. I also had a tear trough treatment with Anna. She promised me I wouldn't feel any to very little pain, and she was right. It was comfortable, and the end result looks natural. Everyone at Anna Medical Aesthetics are understanding, approachable and honest. I feel these are such great qualities to have that I will be returning for more facials and any future treatments. Thank you ladies
Michelle WMichelle W
09:19 19 Jul 22
I’m a new client with Anna Medical Aesthetics. After some research and reading lots of reviews I went to the clinic.I couldn’t have been more delighted with Anna, and her great team Kelly, and Erica.Anna is very knowledgeable and extremely patient, for many reasons I had to go back a few times. She was incredible kind.I would highly recommend this five-star clinic to anyone considering facial aesthetics.I look forward to returning in September!

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We provide no-obligation consultation on medical and cosmetic treatment and women’s health, covering Swindon, Cirencester, Bath, Oxford, Newbury, Chippenham and surrounding areas. Our new, purpose-built facility is equipped with three state-of-the-art treatment rooms and the latest medical equipment.

We are a CQC registered medical practice, and a SAVE FACE accredited aesthetic clinic; adhering to the highest possible standards of safety and clinical expectations, earning the highest-rated medical aesthetic clinic in Swindon with industry-leading TrustPilot’ Excellent’ score.

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