As we age, our skin gets thinner, loses elasticity and fat volume. This results in wrinkles and folds on our skin. Coupled with the stress from work, it’s easy to see why some might choose to opt for skin tightening treatments in Singapore.
What Are Crows Feet?
Crows Feet are lines that appear at the corners of our eyes. These are usually one of the first signs of aging that can appear in our late 20s.
Crows Feet are dynamic wrinkles that are noticeable when muscles are contracted when we smile, squint or laugh.
Smiles, frowns and squints are some examples of expressions that lead to folds and lines on our face.
Causes of Crows Feet
Every time a muscle on our face is moved, grooves are formed under the surface of our skin.
These repetitive facial muscles movements over time will result in the permanent breaking down of the foundation under our skin. Hence, making these wrinkles permanent.
Environmental and biological factors such as sun exposure and menopause are also some of the culprits contributing to crow’s feet.
People with more natural pigmentation, such as darker skin Asians, are protected from harmful UV rays. That probably explains why most Caucasians are more susceptible to Crows Feet as compared to Asians.
BOTOX FOR CROW’S FEET
Crows feet can be treated with 6 – 20 units of Botox. Men will typically need a higher dosage than women due to the size of their muscles. However, if it preferable for men to keep some of their lines to add character.
It is a quick 10 minutes procedure with no downtime. Depending on the brand of botulinum type A being used, results can typically be seen from 4 to 14 days with its effect lasting 3 to 4 months.
Our doctors at SL Aesthetic Clinic will assess your condition and recommend a plan that works best for you. A treatment plan will be tailored according to your needs and desired results.
Call us now for a treatment plan that is tailor-made for you.
Botox can be combined with treatments such as Skinboosters and Clear+Brilliant Laser (US FDA approved) to improve overall skin texture. Having said that, maintaining a healthy lifestyle goes a long way to great looking skin, naturally.
A blog post by Dr. Kelvin Chua
Dr Kelvin Chua started his surgical training in Australia, teaching for several years in the hospitals, and spent time in dermatology and surgical rotations.
Over the course of 15 years, Kelvin has since performed more than 1,000 successful cases of liposuction procedures and Botox and filler treatments under his belt. With a keen interest in non-invasive facial contouring and lifting techniques as well as liposuction for body contouring procedures, he also performs HIFU, Thermage FLX, Fractional CO2 laser, Radiofrequency, hair loss management & treatment, as well as moles and lumps removal.
With a strong passion for inspiring others through teaching, Kelvin is a motivational speaker at Republic Polytechnic, an appointed trainer for aesthetic institutions and cosmeceutical companies, and is a mentor to aspiring aesthetic doctors.
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