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How wrinkles occur around the eyes?

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Dr. Jason Bloom
Facial Plastic Surgery
2 doctors agree

In brief: Crow's Feet

Periorbital wrinkles occur from repeated contraction of the circular muscles around each eye, known as the orbicularis oculi muscles.
Sun damage can also play a role. Botox is a great treatment that will help to soften those lines for about 4 months after each treatment. In addition, lasers and other energy based devices like radio frequency can help to improve their appearance.

In brief: Crow's Feet

Periorbital wrinkles occur from repeated contraction of the circular muscles around each eye, known as the orbicularis oculi muscles.
Sun damage can also play a role. Botox is a great treatment that will help to soften those lines for about 4 months after each treatment. In addition, lasers and other energy based devices like radio frequency can help to improve their appearance.
Dr. Jason Bloom
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Dr. Payman Danielpour
Surgery - Plastics
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Muscle contraction

Simply put, wrinkles form by contraction of muscles.
The wrinkles around the eyes also known as crows feet form from repeated contraction of the orbicularis oculi muscle which circles the eye. The most common expressions that form these wrinkles are smiling and squinting. The best treatment is Botox to the area every 3-4 months.Botox.

In brief: Muscle contraction

Simply put, wrinkles form by contraction of muscles.
The wrinkles around the eyes also known as crows feet form from repeated contraction of the orbicularis oculi muscle which circles the eye. The most common expressions that form these wrinkles are smiling and squinting. The best treatment is Botox to the area every 3-4 months.Botox.
Dr. Payman Danielpour
Dr. Payman Danielpour
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