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Forehead Lines

Forehead Lines

Introduction To The Treatment Of Forehead Lines

Forehead lines, vertical furrows across the forehead, are caused by the frontalis muscle. As the eyebrows are raised, this muscle contracts to cause wrinkles above the brow. A variety of factors can make these wrinkles worse, including genetics, age, and smoking.

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Factors to consider

Genetics – our genes influence how likely our skin is to wrinkle, furrow, and effectively repair itself, meaning some people are predisposed to lines on the face, including those on forehead.

Ageing – as we age, collagen and elastin, proteins that keep skin supple and firm, break down and cause skin to become more saggy. This reduces the skin’s ability to ‘bounce back’ from facial expressions and causes furrows.

UV exposure – overexposure to the sun’s rays can cause collagen to break down and speed up the ageing process, creating a prematurely aged look.

Repetitive facial expressions – repeatedly raising the brow when expressing emotions like shock can have a lasting effect on the skin.

Smoking – chemicals in cigarette smoke reduce how much blood reaches the surface of the skin, which affects the amount of vital nutrients being sent to the skin. This in turn can make skin dry or discoloured, and more prone to wrinkling.

Diet – a diet that is filled with simple sugars can cause loss of elasticity in the skin, contributing towards deep lines on the forehead.

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Who Will Perform My Treatment?

Every practitioner at PHI takes part in regular training to develop and review their skills, led by our medical director, Dr Tapan Patel. Dr Tapan is a globally-renowned practitioner, known for being one of the best cosmetic injectors in the world. He teaches on the national and international stage, and personally mentors our Botox nurses, Sam and Sarah, who have unique access to his expertise. Because of this, our nurses receive a standard of training that is higher than that of most cosmetic doctors, undertaking masterclass days at the in house training centre, Academy 102.

After any Botox forehead line treatment, you will be invited to attend a review appointment with your clinician after 4-6 weeks to assess your outcomes. This is an opportunity for your practitioner to take reference photos and add any more product if necessary, as well as discuss any further treatments you are interested in.



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