What are crow's feet?
Crow’s feet also know as laugh lines refer to fine lines that develop on the skin in the areas surrounding the outer corner of the eyes. The lines that develop are small, fine and a sign of natural ageing. The fine lines develop further over time as a result of different expressions the face pulls and tiny muscles around the outer eye area contracting. It’s natural for human beings to show different emotions on their face and lines on the face can develop from a whole host of emotions including laughter, sadness, grief and stress. In the early stages it’s typical for crow’s feet to only be visible when someone smiles or squints their eyes however over time the lines can deepen and become a part of the face even when it is resting and not contracting. Although signs of ageing are natural, many can become unhappy with the appearance of fine lines on their face and look for anti-ageing treatments.
What causes crow's feet?
As we grow older the collagen within our skin naturally decreases meaning our skin loses elasticity and signs of ageing can become apparent. Fine lines on the face and around the eyes can begin to appear from as early as 30 and there are a number of factors alongside natural ageing that contribute towards the cause of crow’s feet including:
Although the appearance of crow’s feet and fine lines is extremely normal, it is reported to be one of the most common concerns surrounding ageing.
Treatments For Crow's Feet
If you have crow’s feet and have become unhappy with the appearance of the skin around your eye area then you might already be considering different treatments to help you reduce the look of fine lines and wrinkles. Here at Victoria House Clinic we can help and offer a number of anti-ageing treatments to help patients feel younger and rejuvenated. Let our expert team help you regain your confidence and love the skin you’re in.