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Wrinkles and Fine Lines - Causes and Treatments

wrinkles and fine lines

The most common sign of ageing is wrinkles and fine lines. However, they do not have to be permanent. Injectables, fillers, and lasers are all treatments that can help reduce wrinkles. There are some treatments that work better than others. You should always consult a dermatologist who is board-certified to get the best results. This month, we will look at the best treatments for wrinkles and fine lines. We’ll also examine what causes them.

How do wrinkles form?

The repeated use of facial muscles causes the skin to sag over time and develop wrinkles and fine lines. These lines are either static or dynamic, depending on the way you move your face. Dynamic wrinkles appear when you smile or frown. The wrinkles fade quickly, but they can become static wrinkles over time.

Smoking and excessive sun exposure are lifestyle factors that can lead to wrinkles. Smoking can cause wrinkles and fine lines to appear more prominent. UV light exposure can also increase the likelihood of sun damage. Wearing a hat and wearing sunscreen can help reduce wrinkles.

What is the best way to treat wrinkles?

Anti-aging skincare products are the most effective way to reduce wrinkles and fine lines. These products contain many ingredients that improve skin elasticity and texture. Vitamin C, for example, is an ingredient that’s known to reduce the appearance of wrinkles and fine lines. It also provides antioxidant protection. Vitamin C is often found in skincare products alongside Retinol or Pro-Retinol. These are Vitamin A derivatives that reduce wrinkles, fine lines, and skin tone.

A facial massage is another way to reduce fine lines. This can stimulate circulation and increase collagen production, reducing the appearance of fine wrinkles. Sleeping enough is a great way to reduce wrinkles. Lack of sleep can cause dryness and inflammation.

You can find non-invasive treatments that reduce wrinkles and fine lines using radio frequency or ultrasound. Thermage, the most popular brand of laser, is a good example. These treatments are usually performed in a clinic and only one session is needed to see significant results lasting a few more years. These treatments are more expensive than wrinkle creams available over the counter, but can offer more permanent results.

Beware of misleading images on the Internet. Some photos are misleading or may have been edited with photo-editing programs. You should choose a practitioner who is qualified and is a Fellow of Australasian Cosmetic Surgeons, or a Member of the Australian Society of Plastic Surgeons.

If you would like to speak with a Doctor who is an expert in the field or has Australian training, please contact us. Book an online Telehealth consultation. We are always here for you, 24/7. Contact info@clinicall.com.au.