The forehead is one of the first places to develop age-related wrinkles. As the muscles and skin of the forehead start to lose their elasticity, it takes more effort to lift the eyelids and open the eyes. This can lead to horizontal wrinkles across the forehead as early as a person’s 30s. Smiling, laughing, frowning and squinting can lead to unwanted brow furrows and crow’s feet at the corners of the eyes. A Beverly Hills surgeon like Dr. Jimmy Firouz can offer surgical and non-surgical treatments for eliminating these unwanted lines and wrinkles.
Injections of Botox®, which is a specialized type of neurotoxin, can minimize existing wrinkles and prevent new wrinkles from forming by temporarily limiting the ability of the facial muscles to contract. Botox® works exceptionally well for brow furrows and crow’s feet. The treatment only takes a few minutes with no recovery time; however, the injections need to be repeated every few months to maintain optimal results. For the best results, the dosage and location of the injections must be precise, so the procedure should only be performed by a trained medical professional such as a board-certified cosmetic plastic surgeon. Dr. Firouz is double board certified as a reconstructive surgeon and plastic surgeon.
Surgical Options for Wrinkles
A brow lift is long-lasting treatment for forehead wrinkles using a minimally invasive endoscopic technique; however, the procedure does require a recovery period since it is a surgery. The procedure involves making small incisions that are hidden in the scalp and then tightening the tissue in order to prevent the eyelids from drooping and to smooth out the forehead. A brow lift is often the most effective method of eliminating horizontal forehead wrinkles.
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