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What Causes Wrinkles and How to Effectively Treat Them

Part of the normal aging process of the skin is decomposition of collagen.  Genetics is a major factor in this process; so is solar damage from sun tanning and sunburn throughout one’s lifetime.

Collagen is a component that provides structure or scaffolding of the skin.  It creates firmness and tightness as seen in more youthful skin.  When it begins to break down, sagging occurs and wrinkles form. This can occur as early as the second decade of one’s life.

Ann #3There are a few different kinds of wrinkles caused by different reasons.  They include:

Wrinkles from each of these causes can be made better with specific treatments.  There are many things we can change in our lives, but genetics is not one of them.

So, the next best thing to do is prevention. Wear sunblock and moisturize your skin beginning at an early age and continue with it throughout old age, too!

Muscle Contraction Wrinkles

Collagen Decomposition and Facial Fat Loss and Movement Wrinkles and Hollows

Call our office at 1-800-543-0660 for your complimentary consultation if any of these areas of your face are bothering you.

Dr. Leonard is a Fellow of the American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery and has been injecting facial wrinkles and other aesthetic concerns for nearly twenty years.