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Facial Exercises Marionette Lines
Interesting question: Yes they probably will. That is why we use Botox to weaken muscles and soften wrinkles. However ozone feel that facial muscle exercises will build sufficient bulk to restore facial or neck volume and fullness. So......it has food and bad effects. ...Read moreSee 4 more doctor answers
Dermatology: consultation is necessary to make a diagnosis. ...Read more
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
Perhaps: It is common for one brow to sit lower than the other. This will be much worse if someone has weakness of the facial muscles as in bell's palsy. Certain brow lift operations might be able to improve the symmetry of the brows. Have a consult with a facial plastic surgeon. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
Botox - what type of candidate facial lines work well? I have forehead expression lines when smile -want natural look- good complexion. Nervous?
Frown lines: and forehead wrinkles are treated very nicely with Botox. Also crows feet and bunny lines. The key is not to overdo Botox. Start conservatively, use the lowest unit amount to weakened the facial expression muscles, not to completely inactivate them! Bear in mind that the effects wear off in a few months, it's not permanent, you can make adjustments with subsequent treatments. Hope this helps! ...Read more
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
Does making facial expressions or raising your forehead or flexing face muscles decrease wrinkles?
No : Making facial expressions will have no effect on the development of wrinkles. Facial rhytids or wrinkles come from the effect of aging and sun exposure on the collagen layer of skin. As this layer thins, the elasticity of skin diminishes and facial expressions tend to stay permanently. ...Read more
Are facial massages beneficial ? Some claim improvement in nasolabial folds , sagging ect? One specific program called "tanaka message ?"
Yes: Facial massages at least can be beneficial in terms of relaxation which has a wide range of health benefits. Should increase blood flow to facial skin which also may have some benefits. ...Read more
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
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
Are the results of botox or dysport injections to eliminate the horizontal lines on my forehead permanent?
Possibly: Botox therapy may be helpful for you. You may also need splint therapy... A night guard that you wear to reduce clenching or grinding your teeth which works the muscles and makes them larger. Your dentist and oral surgeon will work together to make this therapy work well for you. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Frontalis: The main muscle group is the frontalis. ...Read more
Yes: Chubby cheeks can be thinned by resecting the fat pad just deep to the lining of the mouth. Suspension of this same fat pad can be accomplished surgically. Volume filling in the upper cheek areas can help to lift the lower face tissues to a certain degree. Finally, liposuction and/or facelift surgery can effectively change the relationships of fat pads in the face. ...Read moreSee 4 more doctor answers
Botox type injections into static frown lines caused major droopy eye lids. I suppose that ultherapy or peleve would do the same for my whole face?
Options to treat: Lid ptosis from Botox A occurs when the botox crosses the tarsal plate in the upper lid and inhibits the lid lifting muscles or because you are using your forehead muscles to lift the lids and Botox reduces the lift. Ulthera and Peleve can be used to lift lids. Topical treatments are available. I would revisit whoever did the Botox for treatment of the lid ptosis. Or get a second opinion. ...Read more
Belotero and crow's : Belotero may be used to smooth wrinkles in the eye area, either alone or along with xeomin, (incobotulinumtoxin a) Botox or dysport. There is currently no clinical evidence that treatment with belotero improves skin's elasticity. For this look at retinols, peels or laser treatments. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
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