Aging of the skin is the resultant of three mechanisms: intrinsic aging, age-related aging and menopausal changes, extrinsic aging (photoaging) and mimic aging. Wrinkles are the biggest manifestation of skin aging processes, especially the ones on the face. How are wrinkles formed? The weakening and disappearance of the structure of collagen fibers, reduction of the hydrolipidic coat and repetitive facial movements of the face are of key importance. It is difficult to clearly answer the question when the first wrinkles arise – this is an individual matter.
What are the most common types of wrinkles?
Mimic wrinkles are the result of the continuous work of 54 facial muscles, formed at a right angle to the line of muscle tension. They appear already at a young age and become deeper over the years. The area around the forehead, the corners of the eyes, and the nose and mouth are most exposed to the development of facial wrinkles. Gravitational wrinkles, in turn, are nothing but the effect of passing time and anatomical and functional changes in the skin. Structural wrinkles are a consequence of skin photoaging – excessive exposure to the sun and free radicals effect on the skin.
Forehead wrinkles are one of the least aesthetic and the most noticeable wrinkles. They are usually mimic. They take the form of horizontal lines formed in the upper part of the forehead. Incorrect skin care and genetic predisposition are also contributing factors. In contrast, the lion’s wrinkle is a single furrow or a few furrows located between the eyebrows.
Wrinkles in the corners of the eyes (crow’s feet), wrinkles under the eyes, as well as rabbit wrinkles located on the sides of the nose are a common problem. Smoker’s wrinkles are extremely unsightly changes, forming radially around the mouth. Continuous work of the circular mouth muscle, associated with cigarette smoking, deepens the occurence of shallow wrinkles in this location. The name can be misleading – not only smokers are affected by the problem of visible wrinkles around the mouth, although it is certainly much more severe in them. Marionette wrinkles form at the junction of the cheeks and chin, while the nasolabial folds extend from the wings of the nose to the corners of the mouth.
Of course, the face is not the only location of wrinkles – over time neck wrinkles and neckline wrinkles may appear.
Below treatments for: Wrinkles
All treatments are preceded by a medical or cosmetological consultation in order to select the appropriate treatment.
Ablative Skin resurfacing iPIXEL™ is an erbium: yag technology introduced by the Alma harmony XL pro platform. The Fractional iPIXEL ™ laser is recommended for people who want to refresh their skin and eliminate imperfections. Therapy is a great solution for those who expect rapid improvement of the condition of the skin. This technology is unrivaled in shrinking the expanded pores and exfoliates the epidermis. The resurfacing treatment of the skin gives great results by reducing wrinkles, improving the density of the skin and giving the effect of photo-cooling.
Microdermabrasion is one of the most popular treatments for exfoliating epidermis. It is a cosmetic procedure based on mechanical, non-invasive exfoliation of dead epidermal cells. Therefore, this treatment will be perfect for people whose aim is to refresh the skin and deeply smooth it. The exfoliation treatment can be performed using various abrasive materials. Diamond heads are used in diamond microdermabrasion, which differ in the diameter of the diamond grains, and thus the degree of abrasiveness of the upper layers of the epidermis. Corundum microdermabrasion, however, uses micronized corundum crystals that are ejected at high pressure towards the skin surface. This results in the “sanding” effect of the skin, and the used corundum and exfoliated skin are sucked in by a special nozzle. Microdermabrasion provides a stronger exfoliating effect; therefore, it is dedicated to a less sensitive skin with greater resistance to mechanical factors
Passing time is reflected in the appearance of our skin, which loses its elasticity, sags and is more and more susceptible to the formation of wrinkles and folds. However, you do not have to put yourself in the hands of the plastic surgeon in order to stop this process and eliminate existing imperfections. The best solution is thermolifting NIR, which effectively tightens the skin and rejuvenates it.
The world’s first non-ablative fractional laser. Awarded the most prestigious award in the world’s aesthetic medicine in London at the “MyFaceMyBody”awards as the best Anti-aging treatment.
Clear lift treatment is extremely effective even in the case of difficult to remove skin imperfections, at the same time it does not damage the delicate skin of the face, neck and neckline.
Clear lift removes wrinkles and pigmentation changes in people with dark complexion, which is why it is suitable for all photo types. The lack of a convalescence period does not exclude the patient from daily activities. It is painless and does not require anesthesia. It is also suitable for photo rejuvenation of the skin and can be carried out at any time of the year.
Hyaluronic acid is a compound that is physiologically found in our body; its role is to hydrate the skin and provide it with adequate elasticity and firmness. The unique properties of hyaluronic acid result from the ability to bind water. The size of the synthesis of hyaluronic acid in the body decreases with age – and its reduced content in the skin leads to a decrease in the skin elasticity, dryness and the appearance of wrinkles. Hyaluronic acid is successfully used in aesthetic medicine to rejuvenate the face – it allows to smooth wrinkles, make lips fuller or improve the face oval (face volumetry).
Botox, or the procedure of aesthetic medicine with the use of botulinum toxin is a popular aesthetic medicine treatment, which allows reducing wrinkles, as well as the prevention of their formation. Botulinum toxin is a neurotoxin synthesized by Clostridium botulinum. Botulinum toxin inhibits the activity of acetylcholine – a neurotransmitter responsible for transferring impulses between nerves and muscles. As a result, botox is used for eliminating mimic wrinkles, as well as reducing hyperhidrosis. In our clinic we use the highest quality preparations – Botox and Azzalure; they are the best-known preparations with botulinum toxin type A. They are distinguished by high efficiency and safety of use.
Needle mesotherapy is a non-surgical procedure for the skin regeneration and rejuvenation. The essence of the treatment is the intradermal introduction of active compounds – in this way the epidermal barrier is overcome, through which many compounds applied on the surface of the skin do not penetrate. In addition, the puncture itself is an impulse for the skin to remodel itself by increasing the synthesis of collagen fibers and improving blood microcirculation. Undoubtedly, another advantage of needle mesotherapy is the application of therapy exactly in those areas of the skin that require revitalization.