Rejuvenation is Truly Helpful to Reduce Wrinkles Around the Eyes?

my elder borther - he's around 40 years old now, he got wrinkles around the eyes and surrounding under parts, he is thinking to go for rejuvenation process, as we went to the clinic the last week, his doctor told him about rejuvenation he will use a device looks like a roller wheel, this wheel has small needles, the fuction of the needles to do such as plough the skin to rejuvenate the skin cell, The doctor told him will need around 5 - 6 times to achieve some good results

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Botox and possibly laser resurfacing is more effective than derma roller for wrinkles around the eyes

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Please have your brother consult a board certified plastic surgeon for an opinion.

The most effective methods for improving wrinkles around the eyes is Botox and if the wrinkles are severe possibly laser resurfacing.  The derma roller simply cannot achieve  similar results.  Please read more in the following link:


Boston Plastic Surgeon
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Wrinkle rejuvenation

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Thank you for asking about skin rejuvenation for your brother. 

  1. Botox, skin repair creams based on tretinoin, fractional lasers, deeper lasers and medium or deepn peels all help, depending on the problem. 
  2. A dermaroller - the device recommended to your brother - is less predictable and results may be disappointing. .Hope this helps. Best wishes.

Elizabeth Morgan, MD, PhD
Atlanta Plastic Surgeon
4.5 out of 5 stars 22 reviews

Laser better then derma roller

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The use of a derma roller is not as accurate as SmartSkin Dot Therapy.  It's normal to start noticing the early signs of aging in your thirties and forties.   The best treatment for texture, pores and fine lines is the microablative fractionated CO2 laser like SmartSkin. This laser is very effective for wrinkles, acne scars, and improving skin texture.  You seem to have a fair skin complexion.  This laser treatment is very precise and predictable.  You will have two days of swelling, two days of peeling and two days of redness.  To maintain your result I would consider using SkinMedica TNS essential serum with growth factors.

Jeffrey Zwiren, MD
Atlanta Plastic Surgeon
5.0 out of 5 stars 10 reviews

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Dose DermaRoller work for fine lines aroung the eyes?

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Minimally at best.  There are many better ways to treat fine lines around the eyes.  It is usually a combination of Botox, and eye cream which has an active Retinol in it,  using a Clarisonic Opal System to increase penetration of active eye creams and  ultimately erbium resurfacing both as a single treatment or in conjunction with Profractional therapy.  It all will help in making those lines disappear. 

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Reducing Wrinkles around Eyes

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You are describing a dermaroller. In my experience because it just rolls across the skin, it does very little to improve anything. It's much easier and more effective to have Botox injected to the crow's feet, or undergo a Fractional laser treatment which will do a lot more than a dermaroller.

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Eyelid rejuvenation

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You seem to have very little information as to the procedure the clinc gave you. Se a Board Certifief Plastic Surgoen who can discuss the different procedure option for the rejuvenation of the eyelid. Based on good information you can choose which procedure suites your life style.

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