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Doctor insights on: Acupressure And Wrinkles

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Can practicing wider facial expressions and exercises get rid of my long thin face?

Can practicing wider facial expressions and exercises get rid of my long thin face?

Not actually: If you have a longer face, thinner rather than wider, then facial expressions will not widen your face.. Though smiling will probably help you enjoy your face. ...Read more

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Do facial exercises/ facial yoga help tone and slim the face and cheeks a little??

Do facial exercises/ facial yoga help tone and slim the face and cheeks a little??

21 reasons 2 do yoga: #13: Helps breathing. Yoga improves six out of seven measures of respiratory function, one study showed. Ref. AARP, 5/2017 ...Read more

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Please help! what is the machine for preventing wrinkle, sagging skin and tightening the facial skin and muscles?

Please help! what is the machine for preventing wrinkle, sagging skin and tightening the facial skin and muscles?

There are several: There are several machines that are marketed for skin tightening. Exilis, Ultherapy, Thermage, Titan, Skin Tyte to name a few. Generally they are all stimulating collagen production by heating up the skin. None generally work as well as laser, or surgery but you can usually get some improvement with these treatments. ...Read more

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Can massage therapy and stretching be used to improve flexibility in my hips?

Can massage therapy and stretching be used to improve flexibility in my hips?

Yes, unless...: In most people, massage and stretching can improve the flexibility of any joint in the body. If there is an abnormality or disease process that interferes with the joint, the improvement may be limited. ...Read more

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What are some relaxation and aromatherapy techniques for fibromyalgia?

What are some relaxation and aromatherapy techniques for fibromyalgia?

General relaxation: Aroma therapy will only help if it contributes to relaxation. Biofeedback can be an excellent way to learn relaxation heat may exert its effect via relaxation if inability to relax is a problem see a good clinical psychologist. ...Read more

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Can we use serum for wrinkles and deep lines on forehead to tight skin permanently? Suggest any please.

Can we use serum for wrinkles and deep lines on forehead to tight skin permanently? Suggest any please.

No: None of these topical serums or creams will remove wrinkles permanently. Make sure you keep your skin healthy by wearing sunscreen , moisturizer, not smoking , getting enough sleep and eating a healthy diet. If you wish to have permanent results you need to consult a plastic surgeon or a cosmetic dermatologist take care! ...Read more

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How to reduce wrinkles and lines on face after topical acne treatments?(age 22)

How to reduce wrinkles and lines on face after topical acne treatments?(age 22)

Moisturizers: Acne meds dry out your skin causing wrinkles. Need to counteract by applying moisturizers that are water-based (lotion as opposed to cream). Fragrance free noncomedogenic such as cetaphil, cerave, aveeno (oatmeal) are good brands made for sensitive skin. ...Read more

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Will dermal fillers get rid of forehead wrinkles and fine lines?

Will dermal fillers get rid of forehead wrinkles and fine lines?

Botox is better: If you are looking to minimize forehead wrinkles, Botox is a better option. The cause of those lines is movement of your muscles. Botox blocks the receptors in your brain from being able to communicate with the muscle it is injected into. That in turn reduces muscle contraction, which gets rid of the lines. Dermal fillers are used more for areas that have lines due to lose of volume. ...Read more

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Can chemical peels erase fine lines and wrinkles?

Can chemical peels erase fine lines and wrinkles?

Improve, not erase: Chemical peels, dermabrasion, and laser resurfacing can all improve fine lines and wrinkles. Why? Because they are all varieties of controlled burns. They cause a superficial injury to the skin, so when it heals it tightens (because scars contract) and this tightening improves fine lines and wrinkles. ...Read more

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How effective are 30% chemical peels on forehead wrinkles?

30%?: Are you referring to 30% TCA? Should be somewhat effective. Often need ongoing botox for lasting results. See facial plastic surgeon for best results. ...Read more

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Scared of face lifting procedures any good cream or serum for saging skin like checks and jaw light wrinkles around eyes and jaws line thanx sir?

Scared of face lifting procedures any good cream or serum for saging skin like checks and jaw light wrinkles around eyes and jaws line  thanx sir?

Many options: Best options: topical retinol (0.2 to 0.6 percent are enough; increase slowly to avoid rash that can occur); carbon dioxide laser resurfacing; and injection of hyaluronic acid, a moisture-retaining acid that occurs naturally in the skin; botox. See plastic surgeon for more info. ...Read more

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How effective are micropeels and chemical peels for improving skin?

Peels are healthy : Chemical peels are very effective for improving skin. They produce a significant exfoliation which then allows therapeutic products to penetrate better. They also have therapeutic value aside from exfoliation, improving texture and fine lines, among other things. Regular peels can improve the appearance and health of your skin. ...Read more

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31, female and have dark circles and some wrinkles under eyes aswell as trough lines what will get rid of these tried numerous products nothing works?

31, female and have dark circles and some wrinkles under eyes aswell as trough lines what will get rid of these tried numerous products nothing works?

No perfect answer: This is a common problem and one that many products have been developed to treat. Best advice is to eat healthy, get plenty of rest, exercise on a regular basis and avoid cigarettes and alcohol. ...Read more

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Are the benefits of meditation and general stretching included in yoga and pilates?

Are the benefits of meditation and general stretching included in yoga and pilates?

Yes: If appropriately practiced, i would think so. Impossible to predict in a particular case, and even more, lacking serious scientific studies (...How to measure this accurately? How to replicate a study?) it is hard to guarantee it though. But no doubt, if your dr approves it, go ahead. It should be healthy and good for you. I admire your willingness to explore and analize good things ! congrats. ...Read more

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Is eyemasagors useful for dark circles and wrinkles?

Is eyemasagors useful for dark circles and wrinkles?

Possibly dangerous: The eye is a very fragile structure that is not meant to be pushed, prodded or vigorously rubbed. In fact, our brows and cheekbones are meant to protect it from being directly hit. Rubbing the eyes can increase their pressures up to 5 times! massagers have been shown to cause corneal injury, leading to scarring and decreased vision. See an eye doctor about safer treatment options. ...Read more

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Can a facial mini-flap lift also soften one "moderately" deep horizontal forehead line (when expressionless)?

Can a facial mini-flap lift also soften one "moderately" deep horizontal forehead line (when expressionless)?

Facelift: Regardless of the type of face lift you are contemplating, it's important to recognize that a facelift in general only tightens and addresses the lower third of the face and the upper neck. Forehead lines can be addressed with surgery, too, but that is called a forehead or brow lift. They can be done a number of ways, which should be explored/explained by your surgeon. ...Read more

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Facial yoga. A lot of people recommend doing facial exercise or face yoga to prevent wrinckles and have a youthful face. But dose it actually work?

Facial yoga. A lot of people recommend doing facial exercise  or face yoga to prevent wrinckles and have a youthful face. But dose it actually work?

Muscles: This will strengthen the muscles in your face but do nothing about wrinkles. The muscles can help with the sagging appearance but the best anti aging there is is sunscreen! ...Read more