As collagen levels deplete with age, skin can crease, fold, and lose its natural moisture, leading to a crepe-like texture that feels thin and dry.
Wrinkles & Crepey Skin
Tight, clear, buoyant skin is a sign of youth. During your teens and early 20s, the skin borrows much of its elasticity from two essential proteins – collagen and elastin. Around the age of 30, these protein levels begin to deplete. As a result, the skin typically becomes crepey, dry, and loose, leading to a crepe-like appearance.
At Laser & Skin Surgery Center of Pennsylvania in the greater Philadelphia area on the Main Line in Devon, Jordan V. Wang, MD, MBE, MBA, and the board-certified dermatologists offer a number of treatments to boost the appearance of wrinkles and crepey skin, including Botox® Cosmetic, dermal fillers, laser resurfacing, and energy-based device treatments. Our dermatologists are pioneers in the cosmetic dermatology industry. They have the necessary skill and training to customize each patient’s treatment plan for beautiful, natural-looking results.
What causes wrinkles?
- Sun exposure
- Tanning beds
- Poor skin care habits
- Sleep deprivation
- Weight loss
- Poor nutrition
- Certain medications
Interested in learning more about wrinkles and crepey skin? Contact us at Laser & Skin Surgery Center of Pennsylvania Today!
If you have any additional questions or would like to schedule a consultation with our board-certified dermatologists, please don’t hesitate to contact us today.
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Wrinkles & Crepey Skin
Q: What Ingredients Should Be In My Moisturizer?
The best moisturizer contains a balance of the following ingredients:
Antioxidants: Certain vitamins, such as vitamins C and E, help repair damage at a cellular level.
Beta Hydroxy Acids: The most common type is salicylic acid.
Retinoids: These vitamin A derivatives promote cell turnover to keep your skin soft, smooth, and even. Since retinoid products tend to cause dry skin, our dermatologists typically recommend starting with a pea-sized amount.
Alpha Hydroxy Acids (AHAs): AHAs are similar to retinoids, but they’re typically less drying. Common types include lactic acid, glycolic acid, and hyaluronic acid.
Our dermatology center in the greater Philadelphia area on the Main Line in Devon, which spans more than 8,000 square feet, is a comprehensive cosmetic and medical dermatology facility. Our board-certified dermatologists are leaders in the industry who have trained under distinguished physicians to provide our patients with cutting-edge care.
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