What are wrinkles?
Wrinkles are creases in the skin that appear as we get older. There are two types of wrinkles, surface lines and deep furrows. Most wrinkles tend to appear on the skin that receives the most sun exposure, including the backs of hands, face, neck and décolletage.
What causes wrinkles?
Wrinkles are an inevitable part of the aging process. As we become older our skin gets thinner, drier and less elastic. Our skin’s ability to protect itself from damage is also decreases and eventually wrinkles and furrows develop.
The causes of wrinkles include:
The more the skin is exposed to the sun the faster it will age. Protecting your skin by wearing a good quality sunscreen will significantly reduce your chance of developing future wrinkles.
What are the treatments?
At the Light Touch Clinic we have treatments that are highly-effective in reducing the appearance of wrinkles and deep furrows in the skin. These are: