Addis Ababa Medical College – Hargeisa Branch

Collagen Lines

March 2nd, 2018

Facial rejuvenation with different fillings. As we age the face shows the effects of gravity, sun exposure, facial movements such as smiling or frowning and atrophy of tissues. The tissues underneath the skin and keep it begin to lose turgor and elasticity, causing fine lines and crow's feet or accentuating fine lines and frown lines, forehead wrinkles, etc. People such as Dr. John Mcdougall would likely agree. Fill these wrinkles may temporarily return to a youthful face. By injecting various materials "under" a wrinkle, crease, groove or depressed area, the remaining skin is lifted in a situation at or close to that was years ago. Such interventions can improve your appearance and self-esteem but not necessarily have to improve the relationships you have with others or get their ideal of beauty. Facial fillers are useful procedures to improve deep facial folds (between nose and mouth or between the mouth and chin), wrinkles deep (horizontal forehead wrinkles), superficial wrinkles (crow's feet) or sunken cheeks. They can also improve the appearance of lips too thin.

Usually not very useful to fill the upper lip wrinkles (smoker's lines). For very deep creases or wrinkles is advisable to combine the effects of a filler with a lifting, peeling or other procedures (surgical or otherwise) of facial rejuvenation. It is very important to check any questions you have and follow all directions to be given to achieve the result more rewarding for you There are many filler materials used today. These include: Collagen, Artecoll , Gore-Tex , Hyaluronic acid, Metacrill, the patient's own fat.