Doctor insights on:
Sudden Cause Of Wrinkles
What can cause a person to look older than what they really are? Like wrinkles? And frown lines in their 20' s
Smoking and sunshine: Too much sunshine, over the years, will make a person look much older much faster. Smoking also makes skin look older and damaged. ...Read more
Loss of Structure: Collagen and elastin give our skin it's robust character in youth. Age, sun, smoking, illness, diet, genetics contribute to the loss of these support structures over time. Our skin gets weak & folds/pleats in places where muscles force it. Lines on the face also develop from external forces like pressure from sleeping on your side. There are some effective ways of preventing wrinkles... ...Read more
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 more
Life!: Life can take its toll on skin. Smoking, diet, sun exposure, genetics, etc. All play a roll in how the skin ages. Facial lines can also be caused by chronic wear and tear from using the muscles of expression on the face (think botox). In addition, "sleep lines" can occur from sleeping on the side of your face and forcing the skin to wrinkle in the same location over time. Hope this helps! ...Read more
Sun and Smoking: Smoking and ultraviolet light are some of the biggest preventable causes of premature wrinkling of the skin. The rest is up to genetics. Topical products and vitamins are often sold as preventative treatments for wrinkles. However, few can have as dramatic an effect as ultraviolet light avoidance and not smoking. ...Read more
I've had horizontal wrinkles in my thumbnails for years. What caused them, and how can they be remedied?
That hiccough in the nail occurred from a defect in the nail bed (the part that grows the nail). If it's not very noticeable I wouldn't fix.
Good luck. ...Read more
If I smoked about 30 puffs of a cigarette my whole life am can that actually cause wrinkles? Like will I wrinkle from that
Cigarettes and aging: No, just a few puffs won't cause accelerated aging and the appearance of wrinkles. Smoking cigarettes also appears to accelerate long term (oxidative) damage to arteries (blood vessels) so it's definitely a good idea to bug your friends and family to quit if at all possible. Try to stay out of too much sun or UV/tanning. Also don't overstretch your skin by supporting your head/face with your hand. ...Read more
No: Skin creams do not cause wrinklesGet a more detailed answer ›
Prevention: The best thing you can do to protect your appearance and decrease the formation of wrinkles is to (1) protect your skin from the sun through the use of broad spectrum uva and uvb sunscreens and (2) do not smoke. Cigarrettes dramatically age the skin and produce wrinkles. Once you see signs of aging, consult with a plastic surgeon. Any effects of pulling or rubbing on the skin will be lessened. ...Read more
There is no links: In the medical literature connecting mobile phone use or computer use to wrinkles. So there is no evidence based findings to support making that connection. ...Read more
Yes: Smoking speeds up the normal aging process leading to wrinkles. This occurs as early as 5-10 years after starting smoking & the effects are magnified with sun exposure. The skin damage is from the nicotine which causes narrowing of the blood vessels impairing blood flow to your skin leading to decreased oxygen, nutrients & vitamins. Also collagen & elastin fibers are damaged by toxins in smoke. ...Read more
Wrinkles: Living, expressing emotion. The skin starts out smooth and unwrinkled. We crease it from use. It is just like a piece of paper or cardboard. If you fold or bend it there'll be a crease there. You do it over and over again the underlying tissue or structure breaks and weakens. ...Read more
Botox: Although smoking does damage your skin, these wrinkles are probably expression lines, from the motion of your forehead. Some people just have a very expressive face. You might consider trying some Botox there, to soften them - in addition to quitting smoking. ...Read more
Yes. ...: That is the normal sequence of event... ...Read more
Knuckle wrinkles: Wrinkles on the knuckles are natural and allow the motion for example when making a fist. As a rheumatologist, it is the loss or lack or wrinkles that may be a sign of disease. ...Read more
Possibly: Chronic squinting can cause muscular contraction around your eyes which stimulate wrinkles. As you age, some of these wrinkles may persist even when you are not squinting. I would recommend considering correcting your vision to prevent squinting, Botox to prevent the muscles from contracting, and laser skin treatments to tighten the skin/minimize any current wrinkles. ...Read more
Please elaborate: Please tell me how your allergy caused wrinkles. ...Read more
Not if it is properly done.
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Wrinkles?: Truth be told, of those are your choices for a daily habit, wrinkles will be the least of your worries in the near future. ...Read more
Suddenly my fingertips are peeling, and they look wrinkle at the tip. Do you know the cause and solution?
WRINKLED FINGERTIPS: Wrinkled fingertips occur when you take a hot -- or a long -- shower or bath. When you come out of the water, the tips of your fingers look like prunes. Right? Not to worry. It's a natural phenomenon and a complicated mechanical one as well. It cannot be explained in only 400 bytes! Just know that it's not serious & almost everyone responds the same way. Harsh soaps will also aggravate it. ...Read more
Ciggarette smoke can cause wrinkles. Will kissing a smoker and having those chemicals to be swallowed give me wrinkles?
No but you will get: 2nd hand smoker's syndrome as if you have smoked. The nicotine and tar by products are on their lips and saliva that you will be exposed to. The dander and allergens on their hair & clothes you will also share. The cigarette smoking causes wrinkles from the lack of microcirculation to the skin from smoking. So temporary exposure is not as bad as permanent exposure or chain smoking, which is very bad! ...Read more