Wrinkles around the eyes, also known as “crow’s feet”
or “expression lines,” can be the bane of any individual who
takes his or her appearance seriously. On the other hand, some people
find crow’s feet attractive, as they are a sign of laughter and
joy. If you long to
get rid of wrinkles around your eyes, consider
LASIK eye surgery or even
Wrinkles around the eye are most often caused by laughing and smiling,
as well as squinting, sun damage, dry and aging skin. While there is no
absolute prevention method, there are things that can be done to reduce
the appearance of wrinkles around the eyes. Eye wrinkles can also be caused
by excessive eye rubbing and sleeping on your stomach.
Prevention: Sleep on your back, use SPF whenever possible and wear sunglasses. Additionally,
use eye cream with high SPF and understand how movements the muscles in
your face make can affect the appearance of your skin. Eye cream will
keep the skin around the eyes moist, prevent dryness, which can lead to
wrinkles and provide the skin with nutrients for elasticity and skin health.
If you have wrinkles around your eyes or between your brows from squinting,
there are two solutions: If you’re squinting due to bright lights
or the sun, consider transition lens glasses or sunglasses. If the squinting
is due to poor eyesight and difficulty focusing, consult with your doctor
about LASIK vision correction surgery to help eliminate squinting, thus
preventing wrinkles around the eyes.
Curing existing wrinkles: Prevention is only the first step. If you have existing wrinkles, consider
BOTOX to remove them. BOTOX is injected into the muscles around the eyes
that are used to relax facial muscles and reduce the appearance of wrinkles.
The average BOTOX treatment will last three to five months, at which time
the injections can be repeated.
For most people, wrinkles around the eyes are a beauty nuisance, but they
are also almost entirely preventable. If you are beginning to notice wrinkles
around your eyes, consider the potential cause of your wrinkles and take
steps to reduce their appearance.
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your experience? Share it with us in the comments below!
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