• Dr. Naureen Akhtar General Practitioner MBBS,MRCGP,DRCOG
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One very common concern among aging women has always been wrinkles. Most women concentrate so much on the cheeks, eyes, neck and mouth that they forget a part of the body that is frequently exposed and as vulnerable to wrinkles like any other part of the body – the chest and the cleavage. If you notice the trends on women fashion nowadays, they all try to highlight this area. For this reason, many aging women wanted to rejuvenate wrinkly cleavage and chest.

Reasons Why Chest and Cleavage Wrinkles Develop

It’s not surprising that cleavage and chest wrinkles form the same way fine lines and wrinkles on other parts of the body do. The chest is an often exposed area and many women forget to use generous amount of sunscreen on this area, resulting to sun damage. Also, natural aging process causes thinning of the skin, as well as decrease in the production of protein and collage. With less collagen, there is less elasticity under the skin to support this body areas. In the case of women, cleavage wrinkles form due to the weight of the breast pulling the chest skin down.
Another reason why chest and cleavage wrinkles develop is due to breast surgeries. Women who undergo radiation treatments for breast cancer may notice changes in the texture of their chest skin.

Fillers and Wrinkle reduction treatment for Chest and Cleavage Rejuvenation

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Fillers. Filler can fill in wrinkles and deeper lines by injecting hyaluronic acid, fat or collagen under the skin. Similar to Wrinkle reduction treatment , it is often used for facial imperfections and volume loss, but in the case of cleavage or chest wrinkles, it can help diminish wrinkles on the chest and cleavage area. Fillers can be a great alternative from chemical or device-based procedures like laser resurfacing, chemical peels and many others.

Botulinum toxin. Though Wrinkle reduction treatment is usually administered for facial wrinkles and fine lines, it may help lessen the appearance of chest/cleavage wrinkles. Wrinkle reduction treatment works by relaxing the muscles and inhibiting contractions. Wrinkle reduction treatment can give you a smoother cleavage and chest skin that could last between three to four months. With Wrinkle reduction treatment , the cleavage line will be much sharper and more defined since you’re not seeing any fine lines anymore. The fine lines will disappear after about 24 hours post-injection.

Chest and cleavage rejuvenation using Wrinkle reduction treatment will need about 10 to 20 injections. Though Wrinkle reduction Injectionis not FDA-approved for treat chest area wrinkles, it is one of the many off-label uses of Wrinkle reduction treatment .

Prevent Chest and Cleavage Wrinkles

Clearly, the first step to prevent further wrinkles on your cleavage and chest is to use sunscreen every day. Anytime you expect to go outside, you have to apply sunscreen to skin areas that are exposed to the sun. You may think that a cold or cloudy day will not cause any sun damage; in reality, ultraviolet rays during the day are always present and must be treated accordingly. If you are a heavy drinker or a smoker, it is best to take both in limited quantities.