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Doctor insights on: Frownies Forehead

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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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Is it true that facial yoga really works on reducing face fat, cheeks, double chin & nose?

Is it true that facial yoga really works on reducing face fat, cheeks, double chin & nose?

That's ridiculous: If something like that really worked, i'd be out of business! ...Read more

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Does making facial expressions or raising your forehead or flexing face muscles decrease wrinkles?

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

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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?

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

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Botox - what type of candidate facial lines work well? I have forehead expression lines when smile -want natural look- good complexion. Nervous?

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

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Newborn chin and cheeks lighter than forehead?

Newborn skin: If your baby is a newborn, less than 30 days old, the skin is very sensitive, newborn skin is affected by maternal hormones and change in environment. ...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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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?

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

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How is botox brow lift or chemical brow lift?

How is botox brow lift or chemical brow lift?

Botox: if injected properly, botox can be used to create a subtle and temporary browlift. Results last 3-4 months. Anecdotally, about 80-85% of patients who have a botox browlift are satisfied. ...Read more

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Does facial yoga really reduce face fat?

Does facial yoga really reduce face fat?

No: There is no way to selectively reduced fat in any region. You will tone muscles by exercising them so you can spot tone a certain region by exercising muscles in that area. ...Read more

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Skin on arms, forehead, ears, cheeks and around lips tingling somewhat redddish. Headache minor, allergic reaction? No diet change nor environment.

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

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What causes random lumps or knots in my face? Mostly chin, lips, bridge of my nose or forehead.

Cysts or acne?: These could be cysts or enlarged glands called sebaceous hyperplasia or acne lesions. You would need to see your doctor or dermatologist for an accurate diagnosis. ...Read more

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Acne ever since puberty start on face, chin, forehead, back, now on other areas ; low metabolism/weight gain; oily skin ; dandruff ; help?!? thank u!!

Acne ever since puberty start on face, chin, forehead, back, now on other areas ; low metabolism/weight gain; oily skin ; dandruff ; help?!? thank u!!

Blood work: Have you had any blood work to check your thyroid function or hormonal levels. Have a checkup with your physician and request blood work if not already done to check your sugar level, thyroid function and hormone levels such as progesterone and DHEAS. ...Read more

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My penis forhead skin is refreshing . Help?!

My penis forhead skin is refreshing . Help?!

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

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Can cosmetics cause acne or clogged pores on forehead, nose?

Can cosmetics cause acne or clogged pores on forehead, nose?

Absolutely yes: Try to find oil free products and be certain to clean the products off thoroughly daily. Clogged pores is one huge case of adult acne. ...Read more