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Get Rid Of Marionette Lines

Woman Feeling Her Cheeks After Facial Cosmetic Procedure New York NY

No other area of your body gives away tell-tale signs of your age more than your face. Unfortunately, this is also the most visible part of your body; therefore, hiding your age is often quite difficult. Loss of volume and fine lines begin as early as the late twenties for many people. As you continue to age, sagging tissues and new lines or folds will appear as normal characteristics of aging. Now, while these are “normal,” it does not mean that they are desired.

One area of the face that many women feel the most self-conscious about is the “parentheses” around their mouth. These lines can give off the impression that you are sad or frowning, even if you are having a good day. Your “resting face” may give off an impression that you do not want it to give off. You could be in your mid-thirties and a truly happy and content person, yet the lines around your mouth give off a completely different expression.

These “parentheses” around the mouth area are called marionette lines. Ironically, they are usually formed by years of smiling that creates the folds between the mouth and cheeks. Facial fillers allow a cosmetic surgeon the ability to restore fullness and vitality to the face during a simple office visit. Dr. Maurice Khosh offers safe, effective, and long-lasting results from facial fillers. There are three categories of fillers that each have a slightly different indication, injection technique, duration, and cost. Dr. Khosh will use his expertise to help you choose the best type of injection to achieve your goals and particular needs.

Dr. Khosh has a full line of injectable facial fillers:

  • Belotero
  • Juvederm
  • Juvederm Volbella
  • Juvederm Vollure XC
  • Radiesse
  • Restylane
  • Restylane Defyne
  • Restylane Lyft
  • Restylane Refyne
  • Restylane Silk
  • Sculptra
  • Voluma

If you are unhappy with the impression your face is giving, please contact us today to schedule a consultation with Dr. Khosh to learn about the options available. Facial fillers can help reduce the signs of aging and improve areas that detract from your natural beauty and true age.

Posted on behalf of Maurice M. Khosh, MD, FACS

Maurice M. Khosh, MD, FACS
580 Park Avenue Suite 1BE,
New York, NY 10065
(212) 339-9988

What Dr. Khosh's Patients Say


Based on 174 reviews

Meredith G.
Saw Dr. Khosh for a fractured nose. He reset my nose beautifully (and with little discomfort to me) and then discussed some of my sinus issues with me upon my follow up visit. Never felt like he was rushing me out and felt very confident in his abilities. I would highly recommend to anyone needing plastic or reconstructive options!
Jackie C.
Great front office, really good experience after what was a terrible accident. I was made to feel comfortable. Dr. Khosh is very good at what he does. I'm still healing but I'm confident of the results
Kaitlin M.
Dr. Khosh takes exceptional care of his patients. He has operated on me twice, each time making me feel extremely comfortable and satisfied with the results. His staff is also very kind and knowledgeable.
Diana G.
Dr. Khosh & his staff Susan & Christine are absolutely amazing! They were so supportive & helpful from beginning to end & they are just wonderful people. Thank you guys I truly appreciate everything you guys have done for me. I would recommend them to anyone & everyone!
Joann M.
After visiting and being evaluated by several doctors, I kept going back to Dr. Khosh. His tranquil spirit and professionalism were captivating. Thank you for a job well done and keeping me calm throughout the entire process. A special thanks to your staff Susan and Christine for all of their support as well. Hi highly recommend Dr. Khosh.
Leah G.
Upon hearing of the overwhelmingly positive experience a friend of mine had in choosing Dr. Khosh as her surgeon, I decided to make an appointment for my own septoplasty/rhinoplasty/turbinate reduction. Although I was slightly skeptical as the praise I had heard seemed a bit hyperbolic, all uncertainty dissipated after meeting the Doctor and his staff. My pre- and post-operative experience was excellent in terms of concerns adequately addressed prior to the surgery and mitigation of any bruising in the convalescent period. Despite my apparent predisposition to rather slower healing, a year after the surgery, my nose looks really pretty and my breathing entirely unobstructed! I highly recommend Dr. Khosh!
Courtney G.
AMAZING!!!!!! I had Dr Khosh perform lipo on my chin/neck and my result is unbelievable! Better than I could have expected! I met with a couple of surgeons and the second I met with Dr Khosh I knew he was the one I was going with. He was compassionate and explained every detail of what would take place during the surgery and what to expect during recovery. I even emailed a few times during recovery with various questions and he got right back to me asap which was really comforting! I honestly fully recommend Dr Khosh, he did an amazing job and is an amazing person.
Frieda S.
i can finally breathe!! Dr. Khosh made the entire experience a breeze, it was truly a pleasure to be under his care. I am forever thankful and highly recommend him. Not only does his work speak for himself, but he has excellent bedside manner. His kindness and patience is above and beyond. He takes the time to answer to every question you have to help you understand the process while at the same time making you feel so comfortable. From the first consultation i knew i was in good hands. I am so pleased with the result and forever thankful.
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