Causes of Facial Aging and How Botox Can Help
As you get older, your skin gradually loses elasticity and becomes more delicate. Reduced production of natural oils dries out your skin and makes it appear more wrinkled. This results in drooping skin and more visible wrinkles and cracks. Botox corrects and prevents the visible signs of facial aging by relaxing hyperactive facial muscles and minimizing movement that generates wrinkles. Botox is the most effective solution if you want to regain your youthful appearance. Dr. Vishal Patel, MD, provides Botox at Bergen Premier Aesthetics for a quick solution to wrinkles, fine lines, and other aesthetic concerns. For more information, contact us or schedule an appointment online. We are conveniently located at 235 Old River Rd, Edgewater, NJ 07020.
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In Botox, a pure form of a neurotoxin called botulinum toxin is injected into the skin using very thin needles. Botox temporarily prevents muscles from contracting once it is injected into specific muscle groups. Therefore, certain wrinkles and lines are reduced and the skin becomes smoother.
When repeated muscle contractions cause wrinkles and lines to form, Botox will be able to target them. A few examples of these wrinkles are those around the forehead and crow’s feet (line around the eyes), eyebrows, wrinkles around the chin, and also laugh lines. You may be a good candidate for Botox if you have any of these issues.
The lines that show up in the outer corners of your eyes are called crow’s feet. Laughing or smiling causes your cheeks to rise, causing your eyes to slightly squint. These facial movements over time cause permanent wrinkles at the corners of your eyes as your skin loses elasticity. This area of the face can benefit from Botox injections, which paralyze the muscles around the eyes, resulting in smoother skin.
In addition to aging, lifestyle factors like unhealthy eating habits, and stress can contribute to forehead wrinkles. Fine lines and wrinkles on the forehead will become more noticeable as your skin loses its elasticity. Many Botox patients have concerns about forehead wrinkles. It is possible to inject Botox into the forehead in order to reduce their appearance and prevent further wrinkle development.
Your face can be affected by frowning over the years. You will notice wrinkles and fine lines in the crease between your eyebrows when this occurs. Since these frown lines appear as vertical lines, they are called “the elevens”. The treatment of this area is very common among Botox patients.
It is common to see droopy mouth corners as you grow older. Having droopy mouth corners can give the impression of being tired and upset to others, which can negatively affect first impressions. This concern can be treated effectively with Botox by tightening the skin in this area and making it appear less saggy.
Lifted eyebrows can help you achieve a wide-eyed appearance and appear freshly awakened and youthful. In the current eyebrow trend, more emphasis is placed on their shape and height rather than their size. It is necessary to inject Botox injections to lift the eyebrows away from the eyes and reduce their tired, drooping appearance in order to achieve this wide-eyed appearance.
Inhibiting nerve movements will reduce the appearance of wrinkles by relaxing certain muscles in the face. Foreheads are among the most popular Botox injection areas for both men and women. By relaxing the muscles, Botox prevents your skin from creasing. Whether it’s between the eyebrows or horizontal lines, Botox can remove these signs of aging and help you to look younger.
The wrinkles in our skin are lines that appear as a result of aging, lifestyle factors, and facial movements. As we age, we all experience them due to the natural aging process. Understanding dynamic and static wrinkles is helpful in understanding wrinkle treatments.
Dynamic wrinkles are caused by muscle motion, such as how we express ourselves, as well as habitual movements. In response to our facial muscles contracting, our skin stretches to accommodate them. The skin bounces back when we squint, smile, or laugh when we’re young. Botox is most effective when it comes to treating dynamic wrinkles.
Gravity, a loss of fat and collagen, and a loss of skin elasticity are all factors that contribute to static wrinkles. Wrinkles of this type are visible regardless of the action of the muscles.
Botox is available at Bergen Premier Aesthetics. Botox can erase and prevent many signs of aging, including wrinkles and fine lines. To determine whether or not Botox is right for you, come to Bergen Premier Aesthetics. For more information about our services, contact us or schedule an appointment online. We are conveniently located at 235 Old River Rd, Edgewater, NJ 07020. We serve patients from Edgewater NJ, Fort Lee NJ, North Bergen NJ, Cliffside Park NJ, Weehawken NJ, Englewood NJ, and Ridgefield Park NJ.