What causes wrinkles?

Wrinkles, those fine lines and creases that appear on our skin, are a natural part of the aging process. Several factors contribute to their development. First, as we age, our skin naturally becomes less elastic and more fragile. The production of collagen and elastin, proteins responsible for maintaining skin elasticity and structure, gradually decreases, leading to the formation of wrinkles. Additionally, repetitive facial expressions, such as squinting or frowning, can create lines over time.

Other external factors like prolonged sun exposure, smoking, and pollution can accelerate the breakdown of collagen and elastin fibers, leading to premature wrinkling. Genetics, hormonal changes, and certain lifestyle habits, like a poor diet and inadequate skincare, can also influence the development of fine lines.

While wrinkles are a natural part of the aging process, adopting a healthy lifestyle, protecting the skin from sun damage, practicing good skincare habits, and considering treatments like neuromodulators can help minimize their appearance and maintain a more youthful complexion.


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How can Florida Eyelid and Cosmetic Surgery help?

At Florida Eyelid and Cosmetic Surgery in Orlando, we provide neuromodulators, such as BOTOX® Cosmetic, Xeomin®, and DAXXIFY®. Neuromodulators have gained significant popularity as a non-surgical treatment for wrinkles. These injectable substances contain a purified form of botulinum toxin type A, which works by temporarily relaxing the muscles responsible for the formation of wrinkles.

When injected into targeted areas, neuromodulators block the nerve signals that trigger muscle contractions, preventing the repetitive movements that lead to dynamic lines, such as crow’s feet, forehead lines, and frown lines. By temporarily relaxing the underlying muscles, neuromodulators smooth out the overlying skin, resulting in a reduction of the appearance of wrinkles.

Schedule treatments for wrinkles in Orlando

Neuromodulators offer a safe and effective solution for achieving a more youthful and rejuvenated appearance, making them a popular choice among individuals seeking to minimize the appearance of wrinkles without undergoing surgery. To schedule BOTOX®, Xeomin®, or DAXXIFY® treatments in Orlando, call 407-863-8700 or fill out the form below today!

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A Consultation

At Florida Eyelid and Cosmetic Surgery in Orlando, Dr. Warner provides the best in oculoplastic and cosmetic care. It all starts with a consultation, where Dr. Warner can assess your goals and answer any questions that you have. Please fill out the form below or give us a call at (407) 863-8700 to get started.