I'm a 19 almost 20 yr old female and almost a year ago I started to notice lightly visible lines near the corners of my eyes. I asked my friends if they saw them and they were apparent but not deep or bold but they still bothered me a great deal. I'm not out in the sun alot and I don't smoke. I looked online to see if there was any solution to get rid of them but nothing seemed promising. Any advise would be helpful. thanks
19-year-old Female with Premature Crows Feet
Doctor Answers (4)
Crows feet prevention and treatment
First I would address the reason for crows-feet wrinkles. These type of wrinkles are often seen in patients that squint so first of all I would make sure that if you need visual correction then use glasses or contacts (if not sure, have your vision tested) and use sunglasses on bright days. Do not smoke in the future, use sunscreens and moisturizers, and Retin A as tolerated. Now for treatment options: Botox or Dysport injections by a qualified injector is probably your best option. For well established static wrinkle lines TCA peel, or fractional laser often helps and in extreme cases surgical procedures to reduce these also are helpful. . A qualified board certified aesthetic surgeon will help you find the right treatment for you
Botox for Crows Feet
I would recommend placing a conservative amount of Botox / Xeomin / Dysport into the area of the wrinkles to improve their appearance. This works very well and I think you will be happy with the result.
Jacque P. LeBeau, MD
Crows feet, eye wrinkles in younger patients
From what I can gather this may be a genetic occurence. Or possible weight loss? As women age we tend to lose facial fat and collagen, which makes our skin begin to crepe and wrinkles, this is normal. I would recommend Dysport. It is like Botox but tends to have a softer effect on my younger patients. If you are affraid of injections you can try physician grade products to reduce the lines such as; Glytone or Avene products.
Sofia Rubbani, MD, FACS, ASLMS
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