What causes under-eye wrinkles?
The fine lines and wrinkles that appear around the eyes are likely one of the first signs of ageing that your patients will notice. Under eye wrinkles in particular may lead to a lot of self-consciousness surrounding a patient’s appearance. Lines and wrinkles occur under the eyes as the body ages and beings to produce less of the important nutrients and proteins that keep the skin hydrated and firm. Elastin, collagen, and hyaluronic acid are all essential in keeping the skin looking youthful, and age, along with environmental factors and lifestyle choices such as sun exposure and smoking can cause the skin in the under-eye areas to age prematurely. When these substances diminish, the skin becomes thin and weak. This, combined with repeated facial expressions and age-related volume loss, leads to the appearance of wrinkles under the eyes. Thankfully, under-eye wrinkles can be diminished effectively and quickly with cosmetic injections.
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What is upper limb spasticity?
Upper limb spasticity, also sometimes referred to simply as ULS, is a condition that affects approximately 12 million people in the world. It affects movement in the arms, including in the elbow, wrist, and fingers, and essentially causes uncontrollable spasms in the muscles. ULS is a condition that is impacted by the nervous systems and causes muscles in the upper limbs to be stiff or continually flexed. While not life-threatening, ULS can be very painful and can severely impact a patient’s quality of life and make mundane tasks that require ease of mobility to become very difficult. In adults, upper limb spasticity is typically the result of an injury or medical event or develops due to a pre-existing medical condition. However, there are many treatment options available to patients that can help improve their ULS.
While ULS is often triggered by an injury or other medical event, the symptoms may not appear for weeks or even years and ...
What causes oily skin?
Though oily skin is oftentimes associated with our teenage years, it is actually an issue that can affect anyone at any age. This is because there are a number of factors that can contribute to oily skin, which can in turn cause issues such as a shiny, greasy appearance and large, visible pores, as well as pimples, blackheads, and acne. Excessive oil on the skin is due to an excess of sebum produced by an overactive sebaceous gland. This overproduction can be caused by permanent issues such as genetics, or more changeable factors such as age, hormones, diet, environment, stress, and the use of cosmetics. However, oily skin can be managed by observing a proper skin care regimen, but it’s important to use specific cleanser and moisturiser for oily skin.
Best cleanser for oily skin
The key to finding the right cleanser for oily skin is to look at the ingredients. Oil-controlling ingredients like benzoyl peroxide, tea tree oil, salicylic or glycolic acid, or ...