Common causes

  • Normal ageing
  • Premature ageing due to excessive sun exposure
  • Genetic susceptibility
  • Weight loss
  • Gravity
  • Repetitive muscle movement
  • Loss of bone and fat

Treatment options

The treatment options vary depending on the cause, area and the type of wrinkles a person is having.
Some of these include

  • Topical creams
  • Botulinum Toxin
  • Fillers
  • Lasers
  • Surgical procedures

Topical Treatments

Before choosing a main stream topical treatment it is important to choose a moisturiser for evening use and a moisturising sunscreen for morning use. Our doctor can guide you in choosing a suitable one for your skin type.

The following are three scientifically proven treatment methods for the treatment of wrinkles

Use a Retinoid Product

Retinoids help build collagen, fine lines, even the tone and texture & shrink pore size. They are available in various strengths from mild over the counter ones to prescription strength ones. Though they are known to cause dryness of skin, it could be managed. Consult our doctor to determine a strength suitable for you.

Use Antioxidants

Free radicals and sun exposure damage skin and antioxidants help fight these harmful stressors. Vitamin C and Vit E are two popular antioxidants & some other rich natural sources include coffee berry and green tea. There is a lot of research going on regarding these, consult our physician to find a suitable antioxidant for your skin.

Growth Factors: The gold standard of Skin Therapy

These are the latest application in skin care and are showing promising results. They act on parts of the skin that build collagen. They improve fine lines, sun spots thus contributing to a better skin tone.

LASER Treatment

Resurfacing lasers help treat the wrinkles on the face, chest and neck. They strength can be adjusted for the degree of resurfacing required depending on the necessity.

Botox

Botox is used alone or in combination with the above treatments for wrinkles caused by muscle movement. The usual areas are forehead, around the eyes, mouth and chin.

Dermal fillers containing Hyaluronic acid are used to target specific areas with fat or bone loss and also to “fill in” fine wrinkles.

Facelift Surgery

A facelift by Dr.Venkat Thota will significantly improve the laxity of the skin in the target areas. This surgery can be combined with any or all of the above therapies to improve the overall appearance of the skin.

ASSOCIATED COSTS

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