“Crow’s feet” is a synonym for the wrinkles that occurs close to or around the eyes. For many people the appearance of these wrinkles can have a great impact on a person’s self-perception and thereby also impact their self-esteem. Luckily these wrinkles are easy to treat. In this article you will find all you need to know about how you can cure crow’s feet.
What are crow’s feet?
‘Crow’s feet’ is a term that is used to describe wrinkles that appear around the eyes when we laugh. The wrinkles are also often referred to as mimic wrinkles. They are called crow’s feet because they radiate outward from the eyes which creates the impression of a crow’s foot.
There are usually three clear lines. Crow’s feet are typically seen earlier with people that do not use for instance sun screen but in many cases, they arise naturally since the muscles that contract around the eyes are very small and are used very often. The more often a certain muscle contracts in a specific way, the more likely it is that it will result in wrinkles.
How does crow’s feet affect your looks?
Crows feet have a very different impact on peoples looks. For some the wrinkles highlight certain facial expression which can be a good thing. Some people even interpret the wrinkles as a sign that they have lived a long and joyful life. However, for other people wrinkles around the eyes can make them seem older than they really are, and this is upsetting to most people. Furthermore, these wrinkles can also affect a person’s first impression since they can make it seem like that you have problems with your eye sight.
How to treat crow’s feet
Even though crow’s feet are very common it is fairly easy to treat. If your wrinkles around the eyes are bothering, you there are many different treatment options you can choose between. Some of the most important treatment options include:
- Botox treatments
- Treatments with natural fillers
- Treatment with wrinkle crème
Use to Botox to remove crow’s feet
One of the most popular ways to treat crow’s feet are with Botox injections. The main advantage with using this option is that is reduces you wrinkles significantly in a short amount of time. Furthermore, there are no side effects. However, you will need to have the procedure done every 6 months.
Use fillers to remove crow’s feet
Besides Botox you can also use non-permanent filler to get rid of your wrinkles. The major difference between Botox and Juvéderm is that this is a mixture of water and sugar, which leaves the body naturally. The effect of using Juvéderm is though the same as with Botox. However, as it is the case with Botox you will need to have the treatment done every 6-12 months.
Use wrinkle crème to reduce crow’s feet
A third option you can use, is wrinkle crème. The benefit of using wrinkle crème is that is has an instant effect. However, you will need to use the wrinkle crème to remove your wrinkles. This means that you will have to keep buying and using the wrinkle crème.
Contact your doctor if you have any further questions
If you are still having doubt whether to pursue one of the treatment options above, we advise you to contact your doctor. You doctor is always the best suited person to advice you in these matters. You could also consider contacting a dermatologist. A dermatologist would also be able to give you advice on how to take care of your wrinkles. A final option could be to contact a skin-clinic. Most clinics offer a free consultation where you can have all of your questions answered about the different treatment options that are available.