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How can you stop wrinkles from forming?
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Dr. Jeffrey Pollard
ENT - Head & Neck Surgery
5 doctors agree
In brief: Wrinkle Options
Avoid smoking, tanning booths, excess uv sunlight, poor dietary choices, and sleeping on your side.
Procedures that may help include maintenance laser treatments, Botox to decrease wear & tear, fillers for deeper folds, at home skincare with retin-a, sun protection with spf clothing and topicals, chemical peels. Hope this helps!

In brief: Wrinkle Options
Avoid smoking, tanning booths, excess uv sunlight, poor dietary choices, and sleeping on your side.
Procedures that may help include maintenance laser treatments, Botox to decrease wear & tear, fillers for deeper folds, at home skincare with retin-a, sun protection with spf clothing and topicals, chemical peels. Hope this helps!
Dr. Jeffrey Pollard
Dr. Jeffrey Pollard
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Dr. John Hoffmann
Surgery - Plastics
4 doctors agree
In brief: You can't
Wrinkles are a normal part of aging.
You can slow their development by protecting yourself from the sun and using sunscreens, by not smoking and with careful skin care. Botox injections may delay or lessen wrinkles in the frown line, forehead or crowsfoot area by weakning the muscles in those areas. Skin treatments can also reduce wrinkles.

In brief: You can't
Wrinkles are a normal part of aging.
You can slow their development by protecting yourself from the sun and using sunscreens, by not smoking and with careful skin care. Botox injections may delay or lessen wrinkles in the frown line, forehead or crowsfoot area by weakning the muscles in those areas. Skin treatments can also reduce wrinkles.
Dr. John Hoffmann
Dr. John Hoffmann
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Dr. Karen Han
Dermatology
3 doctors agree
In brief: Sun protection
Sun protection is the most effective way to prevent wrinkling.
Healthy normal diet with good hydration is a must.

In brief: Sun protection
Sun protection is the most effective way to prevent wrinkling.
Healthy normal diet with good hydration is a must.
Dr. Karen Han
Dr. Karen Han
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Dr. Ronald Shelton
Dermatology
2 doctors agree
In brief: Avoid wrinkles
Sun protection, no smoking, moisturizer, sleep well, eat well, topical antioxidants, prescription retin a (tretinoin) if your doctor agrees, then Botox injetions if appropriate, laser resurfacing if appropriate with fraxel clear and brilliant, fraxel restore or fraxel repair, resurfacing with portrait plasma, dermabrasion if you are a candidate and understand the risks, course of treatment and alternatives.

In brief: Avoid wrinkles
Sun protection, no smoking, moisturizer, sleep well, eat well, topical antioxidants, prescription retin a (tretinoin) if your doctor agrees, then Botox injetions if appropriate, laser resurfacing if appropriate with fraxel clear and brilliant, fraxel restore or fraxel repair, resurfacing with portrait plasma, dermabrasion if you are a candidate and understand the risks, course of treatment and alternatives.
Dr. Ronald Shelton
Dr. Ronald Shelton
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Dr. Seema Patel
Holistic Medicine
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Causes of wrinkles
Wrinkles are caused by extrinsic & intrinsic reasons.
Extrinsic reasons are sun exposure, smoking, environmental pollutants, tanning beds. Using sunblock helps with this. Intrinsic wrinkles are due to aging, menopause/andropause (hormone replacement helps, chronic diseases. Patients who are healthier & limit sun exposure generally look younger. Ethnic skin looks younger due to the extra melanin.

In brief: Causes of wrinkles
Wrinkles are caused by extrinsic & intrinsic reasons.
Extrinsic reasons are sun exposure, smoking, environmental pollutants, tanning beds. Using sunblock helps with this. Intrinsic wrinkles are due to aging, menopause/andropause (hormone replacement helps, chronic diseases. Patients who are healthier & limit sun exposure generally look younger. Ethnic skin looks younger due to the extra melanin.
Dr. Seema Patel
Dr. Seema Patel
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Dr. Michael Fisher
Dermatology
In brief: Retin-A
Retin-a users reported improvements in skin texture, including diminished wrinkles and brown spots.
Early studies soon confirmed its anti-aging effects. In 1988, dr. Voorhees and his colleagues at michigan published the first double-blind study of retin-a’s effect on photodamaged skin and found that all 30 patients who completed the 16-week study showed statistically significant improvement.

In brief: Retin-A
Retin-a users reported improvements in skin texture, including diminished wrinkles and brown spots.
Early studies soon confirmed its anti-aging effects. In 1988, dr. Voorhees and his colleagues at michigan published the first double-blind study of retin-a’s effect on photodamaged skin and found that all 30 patients who completed the 16-week study showed statistically significant improvement.
Dr. Michael Fisher
Dr. Michael Fisher
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