Soda City Live: Why do you have smoker’s lines when you never smoked?

Published: Jun. 29, 2022 at 1:09 PM EDT
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COLUMBIA, S.C. (WIS) - Do you have smoker’s lines? You know, those little lines around your mouth that become more prominent as we age. But wait. You say you have those smoker’s lines, but you never smoked. Then why are they there?

Dr. Smythe Rich is a facial plastic surgeon in downtown Columbia. Dr. Kayla Humenansky also is a plastic surgeon. They joined Soda City Live to talk about what causes the so-called smoker’s lines and how to treat them if and when they form.

There are numerous cosmetic treatments as options, and there are some methods the physicians do not recommend. In addition to the video of the demonstration done in the WIS TV studio, learn more at

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