Lines and wrinkles are a natural part of aging. These creases that form in your skin are most prominent in areas exposed to the sun, such as the face, neck, forearms, and hands. Fortunately, today, you have more options than ever in treatments to help minimize their appearance.
What causes lines and wrinkles?
Some of what causes lines and wrinkles are within your control, and some of it is not. Genetics play a significant role in skin structure and texture. However, wrinkles are also caused by sun exposure, particularly among fair-skinned people. Pollutants and smoking are additional factors that contribute to wrinkles and lines in the skin.
What should I expect with neurotoxin injections?
- Whether BOTOX, Dysport, Jeuveau, or Xeomin is your product of choice, treatment is quick and straightforward and performed in the doctor’s office.
- Dr. Kuerschner uses a thin needle to inject a small amount of botulinum toxin into the muscles or skin.
- Most people experience little discomfort with injectables for wrinkle treatment. However, you may choose to have ice, vibration anesthesia, or numbing cream applied in advance.
- The number of injections needed will depend on the extent of treatment.
What is recovery like after wrinkle treatment in north Scottsdale?
There is no downtime with this treatment. You may return to normal activities immediately after the procedure. Results typically appear in one to three days.