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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
That's ridiculous: If something like that really worked, i'd be out of business! ...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
Dermatology: consultation is necessary to make a diagnosis. ...Read more
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
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
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
Tiny fleshcolored bump clusters on upper cheeks &surrounds eyes, eyebrows &entire forehead.Not itchy noswelling.No change in makeupor anything not acne?
Keratosis Pilaris: Please see a dermatologist for diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more
29 and always had bad skin clogged pores spots dark circles under eyes baggy eyes. I've tried every facial product with different ingredients help?
Skin help: Salicylic acid preparations are the best otc for clogged pores, use daily if possible. A prescription of tretinoin may be your best bet though. Baggy eyes may be from venous congestion, often worsened by lack of sleep and allergies. Get plenty of sleep, non-sedating daily antihistamine if necessary and retinol containing intensive night serum for under your eyes; hopefully this helps. ...Read more
I've trouble socialising becoz of dark chicken pox pot mark on my face,used Mederma btnot much help.Any other creams?Derma-treatment too expensive 4me
Skin on arms, forehead, ears, cheeks and around lips tingling somewhat redddish. Headache minor, allergic reaction? No diet change nor environment.
SKIN SYMPTOMS: Symptom suggest a possible hypersensitivity reaction. If you have not already tried it, and if your symptoms have persisted, you may try and antihistamine which you can obtain over the counter. Benadryl (diphenhydramine) is perhaps the best in the short-term. If your symptoms do not respond, follow up with your doctor would be appropriate. ...Read more
Acne ever since puberty start on face, chin, forehead, back, now on other areas ; low metabolism/weight gain; oily skin ; dandruff ; help?!? thank u!!
Question is unclear: Do you mean that foreskin has retracted behind the glans (head of penis) & can not be returned. This would be paraphimosis & an emergency. If so, go to nearest hospital emergency room. If foreskin is tight & not retractable (phimosis) then see a urologist. Urgency will depend upon presence of pain, discomfort. ...Read more
Chickenpox on face is drying out.But cheeks, nose, eyebrows, etc is red and scaly like oat bran like soborrheic dermatitis.Can i wash face w/baking soda?
See below: Yes, but it may dry out the skin. It can be used to relieve the itch if present. ...Read more