For many years the gold standard treatment for crow’s feet, frown lines and forehead lines has been wrinkle relaxing injections. Injections of botulinum toxin type A into specific regions of the frontalis muscle (forehead lines), procerus and corrugator supercilli (frown lines) and orbicularis oculi (crow’s feet) can help to reduce the occurrence of these lines. It is important to distinguish the difference between dynamic and static lines. Wrinkle relaxing injections will treat dynamic lines with only partial improvement in static lines. Therefore after treatment some lines will still be present but will not significantly worsen with smiling and frowning.
Deeper fine lines and wrinkles can be treated with small droplets of hyaluronic acid dermal filler to fill them up. Good skin care program using the ZO range will help with skin health restoration and further improve the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles in these regions over time. Chemical peels, micro needling and platelet rich plasma will help to provide a more global improvement in facial appearance.