- Medical Community Member - July 10th 2019
- General Public
- Nasolabial Folds
What are nasolabial folds?
Nasolabial folds, which are also referred to as “smile lines,” “parentheses lines,” and “laugh lines,” are the deep wrinkles that extend from both sides of the nose down to the corners of the mouth.
When a person smiles, nasolabial folds become more pronounced. The depth varies among individuals; however, as people age, the folds become thicker and more pronounced.
In comparison, nasolabial folds are not present in babies and children. This is due to the quantity and quality of hyaluronic acid, a substance that gives skin its firmness and elasticity, within the skin, which decreases during aging. As the skin loses its firmness and elasticity, nasolabial folds become more prominent.
While prominent nasolabial folds tend to occur in older individuals, people in their 20s may also notice them.
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