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Dr. Michael Kulick
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Wrinkle (Overview)

a slight line or fold in something, especially fabric or the skin of the face.


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What causes your skin to wrinkle?

What causes your skin to wrinkle?

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

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Dr. Michael Kulick
412 doctors shared insights

Wrinkle (Overview)

a slight line or fold in something, especially fabric or the skin of the face.


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How could remove wrinkle on face?

How could remove wrinkle on face?

Depends: on what you want to do. Botox and Fillers (Restylane, Juvederm etc) are safe options. Surface CO2 laser treatments are also effective. ...Read more

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How can I become wrinkle free skin?

Combination therapy: using topical agents, lasers, neuromodulators and fillers all work to make your skin wrinkle free. But remember you want to look natural and no one except infants are truly wrinkle free. So be careful, meet with a dermatologist and find out what your skin really needs to look its best ...Read more

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Is it possible to wrinkle at age 18?

Is it possible to wrinkle at age 18?

Yes-But It's Early: We usually have enough collagen and elastin at age 18 to keep our skin looking young and fresh. That being said, genetics, wear & tear, general health, excessive tanning, and smoking could contribute to early aging with respect to wrinkles. If the wrinkles bother you, take the time to ask a physician what choices you have to prevent, protect, and correct for the lines. Hope this helps! ...Read more

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What can cause premature wrinkling of skin?

What can cause premature wrinkling of skin?

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

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Which is better? Skinlastin or wrinkle rewind?

Which is better? Skinlastin or wrinkle rewind?

Products: Healthtap Doctors are asked not to endorse specific brands or product lines. ...Read more

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What all is aquagenic wrinkling associated with ?

What all is aquagenic wrinkling associated with ?

Rare disorder: Similar to appearance of palms after spending too much time in a pool or bath tub. Unknown cause but associated with certain medication as well as cystic fibrosis. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: wrinkle?

What is the definition or description of: wrinkle?

Contour irregularity: A wrinkle is a lay term and the medical word for this is a "rhytid". It generally refers to a contour irregularity on the surface of the skin that was not previously there and may be attributed to movement (hyperdynamic lines) or loss of elasticity due to aging or environmental (namely sun) damage. With time, one may also see thinning of the underlying dermis. ...Read more

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I have a really wrinkly face, what should I do now?

I have a really wrinkly face, what should I do now?

Skin Care: Seek consultation with a local facial plastic surgeon or dermatologist to get a skin specific regimen for you. That being said, in general, avoid tobacco and sun exposure. Use 30 spf sunscreen every day, regardless of your degree of sun exposure. A quality skin care product like skin medicas tns serum and tri-retinol complex will help your skin out in 90 days or less. Good luck! ...Read more