What are laughter lines?
Laughter lines refer to fine lines that develop on the skin in the areas surrounding the outer corners of the mouth and eyes. The lines that develop are small, fine and a sign of natural ageing. The fine lines develop further over time through laughing and smiling which is where the name comes from. Laughter lines are a natural sign of ageing, however as we get older the lines and wrinkles on our face can begin to deepen and show even when the face isn’t contracting or showing an emotion. With this in mind many people can become self conscious and unhappy with the appearance of lines on their face and look for ways to reduce their visibility.
What causes laughter lines?
As we grow older the collagen within our skin naturally decreases meaning our skin loses elasticity and signs of ageing can become apparent. Fine lines on the face around the eyes and mouth can begin to appear from as early as 30 and there are a number of factors alongside natural ageing that contribute towards the cause of laughter lines including:
Although the appearance of laughter lines and wrinkles is extremely normal, it is reported to be one of the most common concerns surrounding ageing.
Treatments For Laughter Lines
If you have laughter lines and have become unhappy with the appearance of the skin around your eye or mouth area then you might already be considering different treatments to help you reduce the look of fine lines and wrinkles. Here at Victoria House Clinic we can help and offer a number of anti-ageing treatments to help patients feel younger and rejuvenated. Let our expert team help you regain your confidence and love the skin you’re in.