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Acupressure And Wrinkles
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
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
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
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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 moreSee 3 more doctor answers
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
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?
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
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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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