Facial wrinkles typically occur because people lose skin elasticity as they age, but there are also habits that can contribute to premature signs of aging, such as forgoing sunscreen and repetitive motions, such as squinting at the sun or sucking on a cigarette. Los Angeles cosmetic surgeon Dr. Robert Abergel recently identified another potential cause of facial lines: water bottles.
If you live in an area that has questionable tap water, drinking bottled water may seem like the best choice. Nutritionally there’s nothing wrong with drinking water from a bottle, but the Los Angeles cosmetic surgeon advises that it’s the repetitive motion that could cause – and aggravate – lines and wrinkles to form around the mouth.
Of course you could always use water purifiers if you prefer drinking from the tap, and this will also save you money in the long run. Or you can pour your bottled water into a cup or drink through a straw, which will eliminate the lip-pursing motion.
Unfortunately for those of us who have been drinking from water bottles for many years, this news comes a bit late. If wrinkles have already formed, you can discuss other options with your Los Angeles cosmetic surgeon. Facelifts and deep chemical peels offer long-term results that can make you look years younger, while dermal fillers can fill deep wrinkles and reshape your facial contours.
Following are some of the most popular dermal fillers used by Los Angeles cosmetic surgeon Dr. Robert Abergel.
Radiesse is an FDA-approved injectable filler that is typically used for the correction of moderate to severe wrinkles and folds. It’s commonly used to improve the appearance of nasolabial folds, marionette lines, and other facial wrinkles or to shape and contour the chin, cheeks, nose or jawline.
Restylane is the first and only non-animal based injectable filler approved in the U.S. for the correction of moderate to severe facial wrinkles and folds. Because of its proven safety and effectiveness, Restylane now enjoys worldwide market leadership in the dermal filler category.
JUVEDERM® Injectable Gel is a smooth gel injectable filler made up of of hyaluronic acid which is be used by your Los Angeles cosmetic surgeon for the correction of moderate to severe facial wrinkles and folds.
Perlane is a FDA-approved injectable typically used for the correction of moderate to severe facial wrinkles and folds. It’s commonly used to treat worry lines, smile lines, crow’s feet, marionette lines, smoker’s lines, nasolabial folds, skin depressions and acne scars.
If you want a more youthful and natural look, contact the office of Los Angeles cosmetic surgeon Dr. Robert Abergel today to schedule your complimentary consultation.