Fine Lines Treatment Specialist in Coquitlam BC
Your skin develops fine lines due to slow skin cell development, thinner skin layers, and a deficiency in collagen proteins. There are various reasons for the appearance of fine lines. Dr. David Owers, MD, and his team offer a wide range of treatments for fine lines and wrinkles. For more information, please call us or book an appointment online. We are located at Unit 307, 1192 Lansdowne Drive Coquitlam, BC V3E 1J7.
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Fine lines are small creases that begin to appear on the surface of the skin, often most noticeable around the areas where frequent repetitive movement occurs (such as the forehead and the corners of the mouth and eyes). Fine lines are a precursor to wrinkles, which are lines more deeply inset into the skin and therefore more noticeable.
While fine lines are a completely painless and normal part of the aging process, the look and texture that they create on the skin is often met with disdain. If you’re one of the many who would like to refresh their skin and minimize the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles, the team at Ageless 3.0 can help. We offer safe and effective treatment options for people of all skin types and ages.
While fine lines can develop at any age, it’s most common for them to begin developing. after the age of 25. Fine lines appear where the skin moves and stretches frequently, such as the corner of the eyes, around the mouth, and along the forehead.
As we age, the naturally occurring proteins needed to maintain skin firmness and elasticity begin to diminish. These key proteins, known as collagen and elastin, are responsible for cell health and regeneration which is why we see fine lines and wrinkles begin to develop as levels start to decline.
While fine lines are a natural and painless part of the aging process, the aesthetic that they create along the skin is upsetting for many. While there is no way to permanently stop the occurrence of fine lines and wrinkles, there are many treatment options available to reduce and/or eliminate their appearance. These include:
• Using topical anti-wrinkle creams and skin care products. These should include retinoids, Vitamin A and C, and hyaluronic acid, all of which aid in the production of collagen.
• Chemical peels
• PRP (Platelet Rich Plasma) Therapy
• Laser skin resurfacing
• Botox injection therapy
• Dermal fillers
• A surgical facelift
If you’re concerned about fine lines and wrinkles, it’s always best to consult a dermatologist or skin-care professional who can talk you through the options that will be best suited for you. Treatment plans should be tailored to your unique healthcare needs and your personal aesthetic goals.
While fine lines and wrinkles are an unavoidable part of the aging process, you can help slow down their development by adhering to a healthy diet and by protecting the skin whenever possible.
Dietary choices that can help bolster the health of your skin are:
• Drinking plenty of water
• Eating foods rich in Vitamin A and C (such as citrus fruits and leafy greens)
• Consuming plenty of high-quality protein (such as poultry, fish, eggs, lean meats, beans, and legumes).
• Avoiding foods that are high in sugar and trans-fats as these can hinder collagen production
• Reducing your alcohol consumption
Outside of your diet, you can also reduce fine lines and wrinkles by making additional sound lifestyle choices. This includes:
• Wearing sunscreen every day with an SPF of 40 or above
• Avoiding tanning beds
• Applying a moisturizer to your skin daily
• Washing your face
• Using a gentle and skin-safe cleanser to remove makeup
• Not smoking
• Staying hydrated.
Fine lines and wrinkles are a natural and unavoidable part of the aging process. While they don’t require treatment, you can choose to get procedures done to minimize their appearance if you don’t like how they look. These cosmetic treatments can temporarily lessen or eliminate fine lines, however, there is no way to permanently prevent them from appearing on the skin.
At Ageless 3.0, our skincare specialists will work with you to determine the best treatment plan for you and your skin. We are dedicated to providing a seamless experience with your care and comfort at the forefront. Please feel free to contact us with any questions you may have about our services or, when ready, book an online appointment at your earliest convenience.
The treatments provided by Ageless 3.0 can aid with treating fine lines. For more information, contact us or request an appointment online. We are conveniently located at Unit 307, 1192 Lansdowne Drive Coquitlam, BC V3E 1J7. We serve patients from Coquitlam BC, Vancouver BC, Anmore BC, Port Moody BC, Surrey BC, New Westminster BC, Meadows, BC Burnaby BC, and Belcarra BC.