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Fine Lines and Wrinkles


What causes a fine line or a Wrinkle?
 
A fine line or wrinkle can be caused by
  • Ageing
  • Sunlight
  • Smoking
  • Environmental Pollution
  • Frowning
  • Smiling
  • Trauma
As we get older our skin will become stiffer with less elastin and when exposed to any of the above or a repetitive movement of the underlying muscles wrinkles generally appear. Fine line and wrinkles are most commonly seen on the
  • Forehead
  • eyes
  • lips
  • Cheeks
By exposing your skin to UV radiation will only accentuate this process meaning wrinkles and fine lines are more visible in younger ages and lighter skin types
 
What are the changes that are visible in a ageing face?
  • Superficial skin changes- fine lines and discoloration
  • Superficial wrinkles- appear during movement of underlying muscles
  • Deep wrinkles- appear even without underlying muscle movement and caused by folding and creasing of the skin
  • Sagging skin- loss of deeper fat cushions and boney changes
How can i treat fine line and wrinkles?
  • Dermal fillers
  • Botox
  • Microdermabrasion
  • Skin peels
  • Cosmetics
  • Laser treatment
Nd:YAG approach
 
This non-ablative approach is used to treat superficial and deep wrinkles. The laser energy heats up the skin promoting the formation of new collagen beneath the wrinkle. THis acts as a foundation supporting the wrinkle and smoothing out the surface furrows
   
Er:YAG approach
 
The laser work by removing the layers of the skin revealing a fresher more youthful skin beneath
 
Pricing information
 
Clinics vary in the price there charge but generally
 
Full face                 £200-£300 per session
Full face and Neck £320-£450
Eyes and mouth     £180-£250