Wrinkles can be divided into two functional categories: fine surface lines (caused by ultraviolet light) and deep furrows (caused by muscle contraction). Wrinkle treatments are in general much more effective for fine lines. Deeper creases may require more aggressive techniques.
What causes wrinkling?
Environmental factors that promote wrinkling include smoking, degree of pigmentation, heredity, and sun exposure over the course of many years. Most wrinkles associated with aging appear on the parts of the body where sun exposure is greatest. These sites are the face, neck, the backs of the hands, and the tops of the forearms.
What are the treatments for wrinkles?
Treatments available for wrinkles include topical medical treatments, acids peels, Botox, Fillers and Laser Genesis.