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Vertical Wrinkles Between Eyebrows
Dermatology: consultation is necessary to make a diagnosis. ...Read more
Most likely.: Lines between the eyebrows & on the lower brow often develop with age and repeat patterns of facial expression. Some are increased based on genetics and environmental exposures, especially sun damage. Many times, initial treatment will be with a muscle relaxing product like Botox which is sometimes used in conjunction with filler-type products for best results, especially when volume is needed. ...Read moreSee 4 more doctor answers
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
Frenum: The "skin" between your two upper and two lower teeth is called a frenum. Sometimes dentists recommend its removal either when it contributes to loss of attached gingiva and subsequent periodontal problems or in conjunction with orthodontic treatment to close the space between the two front teeth. The procedure is called a frenectomy. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Waxing Effects: You ask a good question. While waxing is a very popular method of hair removal, there is not much discussion of the potential side effects of repeated waxing over time. While waxing is generally considered safe and effective, it may result in repeated skin trauma in the form of minor burns and peeling of the outer skin layer. This can result in thickening of the skin and cause fine lines. ...Read more
Are the results of botox or dysport injections to eliminate the horizontal lines on my forehead permanent?
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
Usually aging: Vertical nail ridges are fairly common and nothing to worry about.The lines extend from the cuticle to the tip of the nail. Vertical nail ridges often become more numerous or prominent with age, possibly due to variations in cell turnover within the nail. Trauma is another etiology.Sometimes nails are brittletransverse line development or discoloration of nails may imply underlying chronic disease. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can threading or waxing eyebrows repeatedly for many years cause wrinkles or sagging skin around the eyes?
Standing expressionless in front of mirror is one deep horizontal line wrinkle. Can oculoplastic surgeon do this surgery without forehead scarring?
60 years old with : only one horizontal line on your forehead? Congratulations! A variety of "fillers" are available currently. Surgery is not usually required, certainly not as a first step. Be diligent in finding a board-certified plastic surgeon or dermatologist for evaluation & discussion of which product is best for you, depending on how long it lasts & its benefits vs. its risks. ...Read more
There is obviously no way for botox injections to avoid droopy eyelids when there is static horizontal forehead moderately deep wrinkles,, right?
No.: No, careful injection, including careful placement of injections, and spreading small doses rather than giving large doses in one area, can help prevent droopy eyelid. ...Read more
Is there way to eliminate the crinkle in the forehead between eyebrows (from frowning) without cosmetic surgery?
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
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
Looking for facial hair removal and deciding between electrolysis and laser. I'm pakistani and jordanian, medium/light skin tone with dark facial hair?
Which is safer for removal of under eye dark circles; palomar skin rejuvenation or silhouette tone ultrasound? Worried about thinned skin and fat loss
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