Aging can result in the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles over a period of time…
Frequent usage of muscles, exposure to the sunlight (UV rays), genetics, stress, oxidants, pollutants, etc.
Superficially when present, they are called as fine lines which are very fine and narrow. When they’re deep, they form furrows. The different types of wrinkles formed are:
CROW’S FEET— They appear at the lateral angle of the eye.
FROWN LINES— Present in the glabellar area.
HORIZONTAL FOREHEAD LINES— Present on the mid-forehead
BUNNY LINES— Appear on either side of the nose.
PERIORAL RHYTIDES— On the vermilion border and lower lip border
MARIONETTE LINES— Present from corner of the mouth to lateral chin – the drooping angle of mouth
POPPY CHIN/APPLE DUMPLING CHIN— Orange peel like appearance due to loss of collagen and s/c fat
PLATYSMAL BAND— Anterior fibers are separated into 2 discrete vertical bands
The best treatment for fine lines and wrinkles is botulinum toxin and sometimes dermal fillers.
The best treatment for fine lines and wrinkles is botox or botulinum toxin. In few instances, dermal fillers can also be used.
There is mild pain, swelling, and bruising seen at the injection site, which subsides within 2-3 days.
Yes. The treatment for fine lines and wrinkles is same for both men and women.
The cost of the botox per unit is around Rs.300- Rs.600. It is calculated depending on the amount of botox injected.
The treatment is very effective. The results are seen within 2-3 days and lasts for around 4-6 months. It should be repeated to get the desired results.
Immediately after the injection, the area should not be massaged or rubbed. The area should be upright for the next 6 hours. There should be no excessive weight lifting, exercise and swimming for 48-72hours.