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Marionette Lines

Marionette lines are the lines that form from each corner of your mouth down towards your chin. They are given their name from marionette string puppets, which are known for having split jaws. As we age the fat pads in our upper face gradually diminish, whilst on the contrary, the fat pads in our lower face become fuller. This causes our skin to sag downwards towards our lower face and develop strong lines.


Thankfully we can both treat and prevent these with dermal filler.



Say goodbye to a downturned and unhappy appearance.

Treatment time
60 minutes
6-9 months
Same day
Topical anaesthetic
  • How do Marionette Lines Fillers work?

    You can use dermal filler to treat marionette lines in two ways.

    Firstly you can treat the lines by injecting filler to add volume in the cheeks to replace the lost volume in that area. This treatment will lift your skin and, as a result, reduce the appearance of the lines.

    Secondly, dermal fillers can be injected below the corners of the mouth to lift the smile and fill out minor creases. This will replace the lost volume in your face by hydrating and treating deep wrinkles and folds, making the skin look more youthful.

  • Do dermal fillers hurt?

    Dermal fillers are administered with a needle; therefore, this involves a degree of discomfort. However, we ensure this procedure is as pain-free as possible with topical anaesthetic, effective products with lidocaine and advanced injection techniques. 


  • Are there any side effects?

    Due to the nature of injectable treatments, there is a possibility of some minor side effects, most of which subside up two-four weeks after treatment. Common side effects include: 

    • Mild swelling and bumps.
    • Localised tenderness.
    • Skin blemish or bruising.
    • General sensitivity and redness.


    Any potential side effects will be discussed during your consultation with a member of the VIVA team.  


    Our medical team is led by Dr Rupert, who is considered one of the most experienced injectors in the UK. Having treated hundreds of thousands of patients in over ten years of opening our doors at VIVA, you can have peace of mind that your safety is our priority.

  • When will I see the results of my Marionette Lines Filler treatment?

    Initial results will be visible as soon as you leave the clinic, however, it will take two-four weeks for the filler to soften and settle under the skin for final results. The secondary effect of glowing skin will be apparent at this point as well.

  • Most hyaluronic acid dermal fillers tend to fall within the 6 to 18-month range, however, the expected longevity of your fillers will also vary from person to person. However a general ‘rule of thumb’ when it comes to marionette line filler longevity is 6-9 months.

  • How can I make my fillers last longer?

    Maintaining your dermal fillers and increasing the longevity of your results can be achieved in a few ways. To ensure that you get the most from your filler treatment we recommend a combination of the following:

    • Maintaining a healthy skincare routine, minimising exposure to UV radiation.
    • Eating a balanced diet and staying hydrated.
    • Avoiding stress, as this will accelerate the signs of ageing.
    • Follow the recommended aftercare provided by our practitioners.
    • Regular follow-up treatments.
  • Are marionette line fillers safe?

    Our aesthetic practitioners are medically trained and supervised by our medical director, Dr. Rupert, who has over 12 years of experience. Our clinically trained practitioners are trained regularly on the latest techniques to ensure that treatments are performed with your comfort and safety as a priority. 


    We only use the most effective and safest FDA-approved products at VIVA Skin Clinics. Before any treatment we require a full medical consultation to understand your suitability. We would never recommend a treatment for you if we deemed it to be unsafe or dangerous, so we always keep your best interests in mind.

Monthly Payment Plans

Spread the cost of your treatments with Payl8er, our finance partner. Simply book in for a consultation, get your bespoke plan and cost. Once you have your treatment plan speak with our clinic coordinator to learn more and to apply. Decisions and payment options are sent to your email in under 60 seconds. It’s easy- try the calculator below to learn more.

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